True Food

Food is what sustains us. It brings us joy, it comforts us, it brings us together, it helps us express our love. Too often, we forget this. It becomes a 5-minute scramble before work, a gluttonous frenzy, a mindless ritual in front of the television, a nutrition label. Sustainably grown food that is good for the earth is also good for our bodies. That’s what we need. That’s what you’ll find here.

Event Recap: Epicurience Virginia 2015

As a Virginia native, it was wonderful to see more than 2,000 people from around the DC region spending their Labor Day weekends in Loudoun County to experience all that the region has to offer. At Epicurience Virginia’s Grand Tasting event, 40 of…
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Event Alert: Epicurience Virginia 2015

You don’t have to brave traffic to hit the beaches or the theme parks to have a memorable Labor Day weekend adventure! Food, wine, live music and fun are less than an hour outside the beltway at Epicurience Virginia 2015! This food and wine…
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New Ardeo+Bardeo Chef Embraces Hyperlocal Produce

There’s a new face in the kitchen at Ardeo+Bardeo, and he’s not afraid to push the limits of traditional dishes! Chef Jonathan Dearden took over as executive chef in July, and his impact on this modern American bistro is already shining…
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An Evening in Turkey

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A metro ride to Dupont Circle will take you as close to Turkey as you can get without hopping on a plane: eating at the newly opened Ankara is like sitting down in a Turkish family’s living room for dinner. That makes sense,…
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Eater DC Map: 10 Cocktails Worth Their Salt

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From Eater DC by Lani Furbank: “Salted desserts were once a startling occurrence, but now they’re more than commonplace. For instance, who doesn’t love a good salted caramel ice cream? But salted cocktails — beyond margaritas — still might come…
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All-You-Can-Sip Spanish Cider at SER

New on the scene in Ballston, SER, an authentic Spanish tavern, is bringing the customs of Basque Country to Arlington with their Txotx Ritual Cider Dinner Series. Their WHAT now? “Txotx” (pronounced “Choach” – like coach with a ch at the beginning) is a ritual…
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Let’s Talk Live: Happy National Ice Cream Day!

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In honor of National Ice Cream Day (and National Ice Cream Month), I visited my old stomping grounds, “Let’s Talk Live” on NewsChannel 8, to share the five wacky ice cream flavors I discovered through my Washington Post Express article earlier this…
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Shenandoah Living Magazine: Holy Cow Delivery

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From Shenandoah Living Magazine by Lani Furbank: “You might look at a giant, mechanical cow driving down the freeway like something from a sci-fi film, but Samantha and Tim Stern would disagree. That mechanical cow is actually a delivery truck,…
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