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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First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi
Oct27

First look: Sneak Peek at The Shaw Bijou from Kwame Onwuachi

Chef Kwame Onwuachi’s The Shaw Bijou is set to open on November 1st. As the finishing touches were being taken care of, the team opened their doors for a sneak preview to showcase the space, its concept, and several dishes and drinks. What To Expect A visit to the former Top Chef contestant’s digs will offer a a 17 course tasting menu, as well as a lavish, guided experience. When you enter you’ll be whisked away to...

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Edward Lee Showcases his Gochujang Sauce at Succotash Restaurant
Oct07

Edward Lee Showcases his Gochujang Sauce at Succotash Restaurant

Edward Lee just opened his third restaurant, Succotash, located at the National Harbor outside of Washington, D.C. The former Top Chef contestant is involved in various other projects though, from cookbooks to his own hot sauce – Gochujang Korean Chili Sauce, made by the Korean company Chung Jung One and the Daesang Group. He brought those two worlds together, hosting a gochujang dinner at Succotash, in which everything served,...

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Cookbook Closeup: Marcus Samuelsson’s Off Duty
Nov26

Cookbook Closeup: Marcus Samuelsson’s Off Duty

Trying Recipes from Marcus Samuelsson’s New Cookbook: Marcus Samuelsson has a new cookbook on the shelves — Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home, which is packed with 150 recipes coming from a range of cultural influences, made for different occasions, and all meant to be enjoyed with friends and family. Here, check out my cookbook closeup, as I put several of his recipes to the test. About the Book First, a bit...

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Richard Sandoval’s El Centro D.F. In Georgetown Makes a Splash with Authentic Mexican Flavor
Oct03

Richard Sandoval’s El Centro D.F. In Georgetown Makes a Splash with Authentic Mexican Flavor

Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Fun Margaritas & More at El Centro in Washington, D.C., From Top Chef Masters Alum Richard Sandoval Richard Sandoval made only a brief appearance on the latest season of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters competition before being ousted, but he’s far from short-lived in the Washington, D.C. food scene. The chef and restaurateur’s latest D.C. restaurant is El Centro D.F. in Georgetown, the second...

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