• Choolaahb Indian Food for Everyone

    Choolaahb Indian Food for Everyone

    Biryani. Pav bhaji. Tikka masala. Naan. Many — possibly even most — Americans do not know these words or what they mean. Randhir Sethi and Raji Sankar hope to ... read more »
  • The Freshest of FEASTS

    The Freshest of FEASTS

    FRESHFARM held its annual fundraiser — FEAST — on October 17, celebrating 20 years in operation and honoring organic food pioneer Nora Pouillon. Pouillon, a founding board member of ... read more »
  • Restaurant Industry Awards

    Restaurant Industry Awards

    November 17 — Vote! Vote! Vote! No, not at the ballot box — but online for three major annual restaurant awards! The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has ... read more »
  • Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund

    Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund

    Michael Birchenall was a man of strong conviction and passion. Among his many attributes, Michael is fondly remembered as a man who offered tremendous support, help and encouragement to ... read more »
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  • FSM News

  • Rosario Gamboa and Canela Bakery — Yummy with a Mexican Flair

    If you are one of those folks who craves delicious baked goods — from croissants to cakes, pies, doughnuts, and even churros — take a right-hand turn and head straight to Canela Bakery in Gaithersburg. There, ... read more »

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  • “Down Mexico Way” and Back — Aikens Freshens Espita’s Menu with Authenticity

    Robert Aikens, the new executive chef at Espita Mezcaleria, recently returned from a fact-finding jaunt to Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. There, he visited restaurant kitchens and browsed local markets, gathering knowledge about the region’s cuisine and ... read more »

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  • FSM NEWS

    The 2018 Michelin Guide — it’s out! Congratulations to the many deserving RAMW members and restaurants all across the District and Virginia who made it into the Washington, D.C. edition of the 2018 Michelin Star Guide. ... read more »

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  • Bits & Bites

  • 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 »

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  • Georgia on my mind

    Lisa Keathley
    Lisa Keathley

    No, not that Georgia! The Republic of Georgia. D.C.’s first Georgian restaurant — Supra — is set to open this fall in Washington’s Shaw neighborhood at 1205 11th Street, NW. Supra will introduce Washingtonians to ... read more »

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  • Saval’s 85th Anniversary

    Lisa Keathley
    Lisa Keathley

    When you think 85 years old, you might think aging, static, slowing down. But none of these words apply to Saval Foods, celebrating 85 years this October! Change, innovation, and adaptation are more appropriate adjectives ... read more »

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  • Whining and Dining

  • 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 »

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  • WHINING ’N DINING

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    Open for biz… Chef Kevin Perry, owner of Liv2Eat has joined forces with (the amazing) Chef Cyrus Keefer to open a new restaurant called In Bloom, in the former Liv2Eat space at 1444 Light Street ... read more »

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  • Cool Foodie Event Alerts!

    Randi RomRandi Rom

    All Aboard! Experience a modern interpretation of acclaimed recipes from a bygone age — and dine on the iconic B&O railway, overlooking the Patapsco River at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville. “Dining on the B&O–Memories Along ... read more »

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