Author Archive for Nevin Martell

Are You Gonna Drink That? BLT Steak’s Wagyu Whisky

Twelve-year-old single malt Hakushu Japanese whisky is infused with top-grade A5 Wagyu beef.

Are You Gonna Drink That? Cannabis-Infused Pomegranate Lemonade

Cold-pressed pomegranate and lemon juices are mixed with cayenne pepper—and 60 to 70 milligrams of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.

District Growers Debut Marijuana-Infused Cold-Pressed Juices

You'll need a medical marijuana prescription if you want to buy flavors like More Freedom (pineapple-wheatgrass) or More Bliss (lemonade with cayenne pepper).

Eat Your Animals: Where to Find Exotic Proteins on D.C. Area Menus

Chow down on elk, antelope, and alligator.

Are You Gonna Eat That? Baby Eels at Sushiko

The eels offer more of a textural experience than a deeply pronounced flavor.

Are You Gonna Eat That? BLT Steak’s Foieffogato

Perhaps the most decadent and unconventional affogato of all time.

Are You Gonna Eat That? Thip Khao’s Tree Ant Egg Laab Salad

“I call it Laos caviar,” says chef Seng Luangrath.

Are You Gonna Eat That? The Oval Room’s Blood Clams

They're hairy, too.

Are You Gonna Eat That? Brabo’s Sturgeon Bacon

“Sturgeon has a fairly significant fat content, so we treat it just like pork belly."

Instagramming Food Porn For Restaurants? That’s A Real Job.

It's not just major restaurant brands that hire social media managers. Local eateries do it too.