Posts Tagged ‘Aaron McCloud’

Basket Case

Vendors at the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM farmers’ market like to call Thursday afternoons “chefs on parade.” Each week, a steady stream of white coat-clad chefs from nearby restaurants shop alongside tourists and office workers to pick up orders and seek inspiration from seasonal vegetation. On a recent Thursday, I got nosy and stopped a few […]

Market Research: Quail Eggs

Ingredient: Quail eggs What: “The main thing is that they are cute,” says Aaron McCloud, chef of Cedar in Penn Quarter. “But it is a little more mild than a chicken egg.” Because of their diminutive size (think: shooter marble), quail eggs offer a smaller, more manageable yolk for use as a garnish or appetizer. How […]

This Week: Stillwater Launch at ChurchKey, Mediterranean Dinner at Acacia, Magic Hat at The State & Grown-Up St. Paddy’s Day at Vintage 50

There is plenty of fun to be had this week, starting with a Baltimore beer invasion tonight. You can celebrate the DC launch of Stillwater Artisinal Ales at ChuchKey, where Baltimore-based Brian Strumke, a former techno DJ turned nomadic brewer (think Mikkeller), will be on hand to talk about his Stateside series, the three different versions of […]

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