Posts Tagged ‘Bistro Vivant’

Brood and Drink: Cicada Recipe Suggestions

In the coming weeks, Cicada Brood II will invade the D.C. area. Instead of whipping out the bug spray, reach for a frying pan. Cicadas are edible, and possibly even delicious. (Plus, the sizzle of hot oil is far more appealing than the deafening rattle of cicadas’ mating calls.) Nymph cicadas have a chewy texture, […]

Scandinavian Food Up Next at Hogo

Rose's Luxury chef Aaron Silverman finished up his stint at Hogo over the weekend. Up next at the rum bar's  rotating kitchen? Bistro Vivant chef Ed Hardy, who's bringing a Scandinavian menu. "Some Scandinavian food is funny. I mean, it's hilarious," Hardy says. "Try saying pickled herring and see if you don't smile. And try saying smorgasbord, […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Escargots with Foie Gras

The Dish: Escargots with foie gras Where to Get It: Bistro Vivant, 1394 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean; (703) 356-1700; Price: $14 What It Is: Escargots with foie gras, olives, and polenta cake What It Tastes Like: The flavor of duck liver overpowers the plump, gossamer-like escargots. The polenta cake has the perfume of buttery […]