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  • FSM News

  • Spice is Still Nice — After 37 Years

    Look out, McCormick! For almost four decades, Vanns Spices has been offering lively competition for the Baltimore spice giant. Now employee owned, Vanns also welcomes a new CEO, Nick Ciotti. First, some interesting history. Vanns Spices ... read more »

    Jan 02, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A Cookbook from the Heart, Written for the Soul

    Unless you are Julia Child or Giada de Laurentis — both very experienced food pros — writing a cookbook is an epic challenge. You probably ask yourself a dozen questions before you write a proposal and ... read more »

    Jan 02, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Trouble in the Chesapeake Bay Oyster & Crab Business

    Proper stewardship and management of a shared public resource, when done correctly, makes for a great story and benefits the public and all stakeholders. However, when things don’t go as planned, the finger -pointing starts, and ... read more »

    Dec 27, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Bits & Bites

  • From the Editor

    Lisa Keathley
    Lisa Keathley

    It’s a new year, full of promise and hope, as beginnings should be. It’s also a time to look back to celebrate and remember. For Foodservice Monthly, that can’t be done without honoring Michael Birchenall, ... read more »

    Dec 27, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Neighborhood Watch!

    Lisa Keathley
    Lisa Keathley

    Literally! Thanks to WETA Television, the public broadcasting station serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, viewers can watch two different program series to learn about restaurants, cafes, and other eateries in their own ... read more »

    Dec 04, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Meals for Millions … and More

    Lisa Keathley
    Lisa Keathley

    We’ve all read the headlines and seen the TV footage. But what José Andrés and his World Central Kitchen team accomplished in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria bears repeating. For weeks after the disaster, Andrés ... read more »

    Oct 27, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • The Latest Dish

  • THE LATEST DISH

    Linda RothLinda Roth

    The St. Regis, Washington, D.C… …has grown its culinary footprint in downtown D.C. Sébastien Giannini has been named executive chef of the facility’s new, modern Mediterranean restaurant that will launch in Q1. He was most ... read more »

    Dec 29, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Hot off the press!

    Linda RothLinda Roth

    Joseph Mattioli, the general manager of the St. Regis Washington, D.C., plans to launch a new French café concept (as he is French) in the historic 1926 hotel lobby, featuring French pastries and espresso (the ... read more »

    Dec 04, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • A ‘RARE’ Sight Slated for I Street This Month

    Linda RothLinda Roth

    Openings: RARE Steak and Seafood, with a November 1 open at 1595 I Street, NW (at 16th Street), will seat over 300 people in the 10,000-square-foot, two-level space. And that doesn’t count the tented roof ... read more »

    Oct 30, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Whining and Dining

  • WHINING ’N DINING

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    Open for biz Mutiny Pirate Bar and Island Grille, a cool pirate-themed restaurant and bar, relocated from Glen Burnie to Pasadena on Magothy Beach Road. The new location allows for better parking and a more ... read more »

    Jan 02, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post

  • WHINING ’N DINING

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    OPEN FOR BIZ Grabbagreen, a healthy fast-casual restaurant “where great tasting, healthy food meets the speed and convenience of traditional fast food” opened in Hunt Valley Towne Centre. The “Eat Clean” menu is preservative-free, naturally ... read more »

    Dec 05, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post

  • WHINING ’N DINING

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    Open for biz Federal Hill’s new In Bloom Restaurant, a partnership between Chefs Kevin Perry and Cyrus Keefer, doesn’t offer one specific type of cuisine — rather a seasonal menu featuring grilled or pan-fried meats, ... read more »

    Oct 30, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post