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.

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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How to Grow Your Own Micro-Greens

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  Growing your own food is one of the best ways to ensure that you’re eating local, organic and fresh produce. However, if you don’t have an ideal plot of land for gardening, you’re probably feeling left out of this green…
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Celebrate Earth Day: Save Water, Drink Green Beer

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“Save Water, Drink Beer” may be a silly phrase that’s plastered on t-shirts and beer mugs, but depending on which beer you’re drinking, there’s actually some truth to it. This Earth Day, City Tap House will be serving up five beers from eco-friendly…
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Airlie’s Wine Dinner Featuring Early Mountain Vineyards

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On Saturday, I had the chance to experience a hidden gem in Warrenton, VA: Airlie! Originally a conference center exclusively for government events, Airlie recently opened it’s doors to the public as a gorgeous, secluded spot for weekend getaways complete with…
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Delicious Homemade Mayonnaise

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The recipe I was using for the adorable deviled egg chicks for Easter called for homemade mayonaise, so I decided to whip some up! It’s super simple, and tastes way better than the stuff from the grocery store! DISCLAIMER: I think…
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