Pig & Khao Brings the Funk in the LES
Apr22

Pig & Khao Brings the Funk in the LES

If you closed your eyes and envisioned what a trendy restaurant in New York’s Lower East Side would look like—and sound like, and feel like, and taste like—in 2017, Pig & Khao is probably a spot on match to your imagination. Pig & Khao brings the funk in the best way possible, from robustly flavorful and inspired dishes to a buzzy, energy-filled atmosphere, with Kendrick Lamar bumping on the speakers, and cooks and...

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Delving into the Bourbon Shortage, Women in Whiskey, Pappy Van Winkle & Fireball on Eater
May08

Delving into the Bourbon Shortage, Women in Whiskey, Pappy Van Winkle & Fireball on Eater

There’s been a lot to talk about over at Eater over the past month. Check out a handful of the recent stories I’ve put together for Eater Drinks, touching on a wide range of need to know whiskey topics, including the bourbon shortage (or lack thereof), women involved with whiskey, and the strange coexistence and popularity of Pappy Van Winkle & Fireball. Is There Really a Bourbon Shortage? — Talking to everyone...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: Redwood’s new brunch, Villain & Saint set to open, Biscuit Bash, Cold Ramen at Daikaya
Apr10

DC Restaurant Buzz: Redwood’s new brunch, Villain & Saint set to open, Biscuit Bash, Cold Ramen at Daikaya

It’s time for the latest edition of the DC Restaurant Buzz. This week, we’ll start out with some big news in Bethesda, before taking a look at everything from the Biscuit Bash to cold ramen dishes at Daikaya to help you combat the (presumably at some point) warmer temperatures of the season. Take a look. Redwood Retools its Brunch Redwood is retooling their popular brunch, with a new a la carte menu. Dishes include...

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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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