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.

Washington Post Express: The Wild Side of Dessert

From the Washington Post Express by Lani Furbank: “The nostalgic melody of an ice cream truck always gets the kids running. But what about those of us with more refined palates? Here are five ice cream flavors on D.C. menus this…
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Save the Bay at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

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I don’t know anyone who would turn down an opportunity to enjoy delicious food for a good cause. I certainly wouldn’t. That’s why I jumped at the chance to try Pearl Dive Oyster Palace’s “Beat the Blues and Save the Bay”…
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And the RAMMY goes to….

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Last night, instead of crowding around TV sets to watch the Tony Awards, members of the DC food community were eating, drinking and dancing the night away at the 33rd Annual RAMMY Awards! This was my first year attending the event,…
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Tupelo Honey Cafe Brings Southern Flavor to Arlington

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Asheville favorite, the Tupelo Honey Cafe, is known for it’s innovative take on traditional southern cuisine. It already has nine locations throughout Tennessee and the Carolinas, and now it’s bringing that southern flare to us yanks in northern Virginia. Okay,…
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Event Alert: K Street Farm Dinner

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Next month, some of the best chefs in the DC area will come together in the name of building a healthy food system in DC. They will prepare a multi-course, family-style dinner to benefit DC Greens, a nonprofit that uses…
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It’s Terrace Season!

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I’ve been ready for spring since January 2nd. That’s quite a long wait, but now that it’s here, it was all worth it. Not just because of the flowers, the warm breezes, the new growth or the little animal babies. I love…
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The Foodie’s Guide to Earth Day

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If you know me at all, you know that Earth Day is my jam. My locally sourced, homemade organic jam. That’s why this year, I came up with this guide to help fellow foodies (and non-foodies – I don’t discriminate!)…
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