Recap: National Geographic Explorers Festival
Jul05

Recap: National Geographic Explorers Festival

“Change for the better” was the theme of the 2017 National Geographic Explorers Festival: A Celebration of Exploration held in the courtyard of George Washington University. A star-studded cast of local chefs came together to celebrate luminaries in fields such as astrophysics and clean energy. Wonderfully entertaining music and dance performances lit up the stage representing cultures from across the globe. And if the ultimate goal...

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2016 RAMMY Award Nominees plus Details for Public Voting
Mar08

2016 RAMMY Award Nominees plus Details for Public Voting

The Hamilton Live played host to the 2016 RAMMYs nomination event on Monday night, with awards up for grabs in 20 categories. Right here, you’ll find a complete collection of the nominees, along with details on the categories which are open for public voting and how to make your voice heard. The winners for this year’s RAMMY Awards will be unveiled at the 34th annual RAMMY Awards gala on Sunday, June 12th, at the Walter E....

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Event Preview: Heritage BBQ from Cochon 555 Sunday Oct 4th at Union Market
Sep28

Event Preview: Heritage BBQ from Cochon 555 Sunday Oct 4th at Union Market

Cochon 555 is bringing its 2nd annual Heritage BBQ event to Dock 5 at Union Market this Sunday, October 4th. It’s a chance to sample some excellent barbecue from big name local chefs, and a diverse range of different types of grilling styles. In the competition, five chefs each have to cook one whole 180-pound heritage pig for a group of 20 judges. The chefs aren’t just working day of, they’ll have a full week to...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: New Brunch at Mango Tree, Jack Rose & Sean Brock Team Up & Much More
Apr03

DC Restaurant Buzz: New Brunch at Mango Tree, Jack Rose & Sean Brock Team Up & Much More

In this edition of the DC Restaurant Buzz, we have new brunches, new menus, special charity events, pop-ups, and more. Let’s get started… Mango Tree Launches Brunch This Weekend Just in time for Easter weekend, Mango Tree is launching a new brunch, available Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm. Chef Paul Kennedy, who originally hails from the UK, has put together a menu blending some traditional English breakfast foods...

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MTF Around the Web: Searching for Sriracha, Talking Thai Food, Whiskey Arms Race
Mar30

MTF Around the Web: Searching for Sriracha, Talking Thai Food, Whiskey Arms Race

MTF’s head honcho (that’s me) has been all around the web as of late. Here’s a sampling of three recent pieces published on other high-profile platforms… The Search for a Better Sriracha   On Eater, I discuss “The Search for a Better Sriracha”, examining sriracha and its history, as well as its extreme popularity. Enter big-name chefs, from D.C.’s own Erik Bruner-Yang of Toki Underground...

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