Bubbie’s Plant Burgers & Fizz: Not Your Grandma’s Burger and Fries

by Lori Gardner for Jewish Food Experience It’s called Bubbie’s and it’s certified kosher, but it’s not exactly what you might expect. Bubbie’s Plant Burgers & Fizz is about to open as a pop-up in the Rock & Roll Hotel on H Street NE, and it will feature plant-based American food including burgers, hot dogs […]

DIRT Ballston: Talk DIRTy To Me

There is a lot of growth in Ballston at the moment, particularly when it comes to casual (fast, fine, or counter) dining options. Add DIRT Ballston to your list, because you’re going to want to get DIRTy.

Sababa: Cool Collaborations

If there is one ingredient that is woven consistently into the food at Sababa, the one-year old Israeli restaurant in Cleveland Park, it’s tahini. The creamy sesame paste that is akin to peanut butter is a common ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes and is a staple in Israeli cuisine. Ryan Moore, executive chef at Sababa, […]

New Kitchens on the Block (NKOTB) 5: A Knock Out

Remember the days when you would have to wait for a restaurant to open before you could actually taste the food? Yeah, that’s no longer a thing in DC, thanks to Al Goldberg and Nevin Martell, founders of New Kitchens on the Block (NKOTB). The duo launched the popular event at Mess Hall in 2016 […]

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019: Around the World in an Evening

One of my favorite DC food events is the Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge, where a Metro card rather than a plane ticket gives me a chance to explore cuisine from more than a dozen countries all at once.

Kaliwa: Common Bonds

I like Kaliwa with its jumble of Southeast Asian dishes. It’s a restaurant rooted in tradition and the spirit of sharing, and the potential to create bonds between cuisines and its diners.

Miami: The Heat Goes On

Navigating a vacation with six adults and two babies – both under a year old – is tricky for any family.  A normal family would select a destination and find lodging with a kitchen to accommodate most meals.  But not my family.  Dining out is important to every one of us, even though we have […]

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