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Chesapeake Performance

In a modern take on Mid-Atlantic cuisine, new kid on the block Shilling Canning Company preserves more than just farm-fresh ingredients.

How to Preserve

Many flavors can be combined and preserved in alcohol infusions.  Once the fresh ingredients have been strained out, your delicious infusion is shelf stable for a full year. @brittingalls STEEP …

Partners Daisuke Utagawa, Chef Katsuya Fukushima, and Yama Jewayni outside their restaurant

Soup’s On!

A good bowl of ramen starts with the noodles. Daisuke Utagawa should know. The Japan native co-owns some of D.C.’s best ramen shops, including Daikaya, Bantam King and Haikan. This year in …

People eating brunch together in Washington DC

How to Brunch

Thank God for brunch. No, really! Back in the 1930s, hotel restaurants began catering to famished after-church patrons with decadent food spreads and cocktails. Over the decades, traditional brunch fare (think …

Appetizing bowl of soup with oil and lime for Sunday brunch

Easy Like Sunday Morning

Did your family go to brunch often when you were growing up in northern Virginia? I can probably count on one hand the number of times we went to brunch! …

District Winery bottles of Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Dry Rosé

How to Drink Wine like a Pro

Tell us the background of District Winery. What’s the story behind the brand? My business partner and I worked together at a tech start up in NY City and started making …

A chef prepares a dish of fresh oysters with lemon

How to Slurp Oysters Like a Pro

Tell us your story! How did you first get into the world of seafood? I’ve been cooking for awhile now, and I got connected with Whaley’s about a year ago. I …

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