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.

On Tap Magazine: New Notable No Longer: March 2018


From On Tap Magazine‘s March Issue by Lani Furbank: “On Tap keeps locals in the know about the hottest new food and drink spots around town, the top culinary news of the month and recent closings. Read on to get the inside scoop…
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Michelin Guide Website: How to Prepare Steak for a Crowd

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From the Michelin Guide Website by Lani Furbank. “He may be a little biased, but chef Bryan Voltaggio—half of the sibling duo behind Voltaggio Brothers Steak House—is partial to beef. “How many times have you had turkey or ham, or the standard large…
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Michelin Guide Website: The Ultimate Crème Brûlée Guide

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From the Michelin Guide Website by Lani Furbank. “Crème brûlée is one of the most quintessential French classics. Chef Raphael Francois, executive chef and partner of Le DeSales, remembers learning how to make the foundational dish while working under his first mentor, chef…
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On Tap Magazine: Himitsu’s Secret Sauce

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From On Tap Magazine‘s Winter Issue by Lani Furbank: “Himitsu has racked up more than a dozen national and local awards, nominations and recognitions in their first year of business, from a James Beard nomination and a spot-on Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants list to multiple 30 under…
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On Tap Magazine: Top 20 Spots of 2017

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From On Tap Magazine‘s Winter Issue by Lani Furbank: “The continued growth of the DC food scene in 2017 was studded with expanded global influences, boundary-pushing trends, game-changing construction projects and buzzy new restaurants that turned into instant classics. Chefs brought fresh…
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DC Refined: 15 vegetarian standouts to devour right now


From DC Refined by Lani Furbank: “Whether you’re a diehard vegetarian or just someone who’s trying to stick to a new year’s resolution to eat healthier, adding more plants to your diet is a great idea. However, as many veg veterans will tell…
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