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Shake Shack Opens in Union Station

June 23, 2014 Jessica Sidman 0

D.C.’s burger wars continue with yet another expansion from Shake Shack. The New York–based chain opens its fourth D.C. location today in Union Station, joining its outposts in Dupont Circle, Penn Quarter, and Nationals Park. In addition to the usual ShackBurgers and flat-top hot dogs, the new burger joint has some location-specific frozen custard concretes featuring ingredients […]

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Who Won Big at Last Night’s RAMMY Awards?

June 23, 2014 Jessica Sidman 0

A rebooted RAMMY Awards went down at a new venue with new categories and a new judging process last night. Under the direction of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s newish president Kathy Hollinger, the annual dining awards gala was moved from the Woodley Park Marriott Wardman Park hotel to the bigger Washington Convention Center. Gone were categories like Power Spot […]

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Last Night’s Leftovers

June 23, 2014 Jessica Sidman 0

Another glowing review for Rose’s Luxury [Eater] ChurchKey named among the best beer bars in the country [Thrillist] 13 great happy hour deals for $10 or less [Washingtonian] Silo has a hot dog for every World Cup contender. [Post] Etto’s patio is now open. [PoPville] Where to drink from a porron [Zagat] Photo from Rose’s […]

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5 Hidden Sources of Sugar in ‘Healthy’ Foods

June 23, 2014 David Zinczenko 0

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We’re consuming too much sugar. And just in March, the World Health Organization drafted new guidelines, reducing the recommended sugar intake to a tiny 5 percent of daily calories — half of what the organization previo…

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What The Hell Is Hominy, Anyway?

June 23, 2014 Julie R. Thomson 0

If you’re a fan of hominy and already know all about it, you’ve just earned major life points from HuffPost Taste. But if the word hominy makes you stop and say, “Huh?” read on.

Even if you’ve never heard of hominy before today, chances are you’ve e…

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27 Questionable Pieces Of Cooking Advice That Were Actually Given In Earnest

June 23, 2014 James Cave 0

The kitchen can be overwhelming. So we’re grateful to the London-based guys behind Hero Of Switzerland, a blog that covers, among other things, Top Tips as published in tabloids. Here are 27 food hacks from their site that are sure to make your life, w…