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Nov-17-2011

Venue Spotlight: The Black Cat

Posted by Laura under Restaurants, Top Foodie Blog
Nestled along 14th Street is The Black Cat.  Since opening its doors in the early 90′s, The Black Cat has become a musical DC institution. The list of both national and local acts that have graced their stage is impressive and is one the most sought-after venues for which to perform. The mainstage occupies the [...]

Nov-15-2011

Road Warrior Special – Chevy’s Fresh Mex

Posted by Todd Barron under Top Foodie Blog
By Todd Barron @ FoodieCuisine.com It’s dinner time and once again I’m with a group of co-workers who are tired and hungry after traveling from around the country to Orlando, Florida. We end up at Chevy’s Fresh Mex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at around 7pm.  The group wants to go to the chain of [...]

Two Saturdays ago, Paul, Tri and myself had the opportunity to view Wellta’s “Little Black Dress Collection” launch at Smith Commons.  Inspired by the likes of timeless beauties Jackie O, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, the collection’s signature dress is the ever versatile “Eternity Dress”.  Given any occasion, the garment can be worn in several different [...]

Nov-13-2011

2011 DC Capital Food Fight Recap

Posted by Kimberly under Restaurants, Top Foodie Blog
Last Thursday night, a sold-out crowd gathered at the Ronald Reagan Building to support DC Central Kitchen and watch an epic “Iron Chef” style throw down between top DC chefs Todd Gray (Equinox/Watershed), Haider Karoum (Proof/Estadio), Jeff Black (Pearl Dive Oyster Palace) and Brian McBride (Blue Duck Tavern). Hosts Jose Andrés and Anthony Bourdain had [...]

Nov-11-2011

Road Warrior Special – Logan’s Roadhouse

Posted by Todd Barron under Top Foodie Blog
By Todd Barron @ FoodieCuisine.com Once again I find myself on the road and this time it is with a group who wants to go to Logan’s Roadhouse in Kissimee, Florida.  The name sends off alarm bells in my head as roadhouses typically do not serve healthy food.  I expect huge steaks, burgers, and mounds of [...]

Nov-11-2011

Road Warrior Special – Logan’s Roadhouse

Posted by Todd Barron under Top Foodie Blog
By Todd Barron @ FoodieCuisine.com Once again I find myself on the road and this time it is with a group who wants to go to Logan’s Roadhouse in Kissimee, Florida.  The name sends off alarm bells in my head as roadhouses typically do not serve healthy food.  I expect huge steaks, burgers, and mounds of [...]

Nov-4-2011

Herbed Chicken with Fresh Spinach

Posted by Todd Barron under Top Foodie Blog
By Todd Barron @ FoodieCuisine.com I marinated chicken the other night and prepared it with a side of fresh spinach. It is amazing how flavorful chicken thighs can be when marinated properly and also healthy if you trim the fat. Everyone enjoyed the dinner and my wife and son both went back for seconds! Note: [...]

Nov-2-2011

Digital Capital Week 2011

Posted by Laura under Top Foodie Blog
Let’s face it: when work sends you to a conference or workshop, you know they can sometimes err on the side of yawn-inducing and generally are devoid of any topic that is thrilling or eye-opening. Unless you’re attending an Apple conference where they reveal the next iPhone or Macbook. As of recently, conferences in the [...]

Yup, I’m jumping on the bandwagon of critical acclaim. “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming” by M83 is a phenomenal album. Cool lyrics, synthesizers galore, electronic drum kits that sound like they’re straight out of the movie Beverly Hills Cop, and a host of guest vocalists back up Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez’s sixth studio release which is the follow [...]

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Oct-26-2011

Spirits in Black: Hallow’s Eve Edition

Posted by Laura under Top Foodie Blog
As if your Halloween weekend couldn’t get any more jam-packed, be sure to clear out some time on Sunday (the real Hallow’s Eve) for Spirits in Black at American Ice Co. Darkness, metal and well, spirits (of the drinkable sort) are in full effect at American Ice Co.’s monthly cocktail night, Spirits in Black. This monthly [...]