Posts Tagged ‘carole greenwood’

Carole Greenwood Pops Up: The Nomadic Dinner-Party Pioneer Is Itching to Get Back in a Real Kitchen

Ever since quitting Buck’s Fishing & Camping and Comet Ping Pong more than two years ago, citing “urgent family matters,” James Beard Award-nominated chef Carole Greenwood has taken some unusual turns in her culinary career. Last year, for a brief time—very brief—Greenwood was working in the kitchen of Bethesda’s Food Wine & Co. That much […]

Cooking With Herbs: The Alice B. Toklas Recipe That Carole Greenwood Won’t Cook

[WARNING: Do not attempt this at home. Unless maybe you have a qualifying medical condition. If you do, please consult your doctor and/or lawyer as results may vary.] Tonight, at Artisphere in Arlington, celebrated D.C. chef Carole Greenwood hosts a special $150-per-person "pop-up culinary adventure," inspired by one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, […]

What To Eat Today: ‘Chowda’ For $1 at Legal Sea Foods, Reindeer Stroganoff at Thunder Burger

Wednesday is "Chowda Day" at Legal Sea Foods in Chinatown, with cups of the creamy white stuff selling for just a buck with the purchase of any entrée. Later, it's game on for another "Wild Wednesday" at Thunder Burger in Georgetown. On the menu: reindeer stroganoff with mashed potatoes. Coming up: On Friday, Carole Greenwood's […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Crêpes-A-Gone-Gone Edition

Crêpes-A-Go-Go, R.I.P. [Prince of Petworth] Carole Greenwood is not making hashish spread at Artisphere next week. Just ''classical French food done in an American way." [Metro Weekly] Mmmm...coffee from a cat's digestive tract. Worst. Sumatra. Blend. Ever. [WaPo] A peek inside Capitol Hill's new Boxcar Tavern. [We Love DC] Is pepper really all it's cracked […]

Tom Sietsema Doesn’t Hate Bethesda, Just Bethesda-ness

Bethesda diners, brace yourselves! This weekend, The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema has a Sunday restaurant review on Food, Wine & Co. If you read Carole Sugarman's "Why Washington Food Critics Hate Bethesda" piece in the current issue of Bethesda magazine, you'll probably assume that Sietsema will automatically hate the place. In fact, Sietsema kicks off […]

Craft Work: H Street NE’s Original Culinary Gentrifier Reinvents Itself

All sorts of foods go well with beer, and all sorts of brews pair well with food. Spicy hot wings and lukewarm lager? A classic combo. But, chocolate stout-flavored chicken wings? The District’s craft beer craze has officially hopped the suds shark. The dark chocolaty poultry stands out like a greasy black thumb from even […]

Quick Feeding: Kliman Not Too Hot on Bethesda Eating

Todd Kliman reports in his Washingtonian chat: Carole Greenwood has apparently left Bethesda's Food Wine and Co., "the kind of place you love when you walk in, enjoy after 30 minutes, tolerate after 45, resent after an hour, and hate by the time you get the bill." It seems that Kliman doesn't think too highly […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Buck’s Fishing & Camping

Love her or hate her, Carole Greenwood is a kitchen talent as inseparable from the Buck’s Fishing & Camping brand as Michael Landrum is to the Ray’s empire. Or so I thought. It turns out that Buck’s is a concept flexible enough to accommodate multiple visions of it. Vickie Reh, a former sous-chef at Food […]

Comet Ping Pong Gets Its Liquor License Back, Loses Chef

That was quick. James Alefantis e-mailed today to say that, after a long dry run at Comet Ping Pong, he finally got his liquor license back today. All it took was a small mountain of paperwork and about $2,700 in fees. Comet will be serving beer, wine, and liquor today at its hip Connecticut Avenue […]

Vickie Reh Is the New Chef at Buck’s Fishing and Camping

Buck's fresh apricot summer punch Buck's Fishing and Camping owner James Alefantis first met chef Vickie Reh not at Food Matters in Alexandria, where she was once sous chef, but through a wine importer. Alefantis, in fact, never ate Reh's food at her previous gig. So how exactly did Reh end up as head chef […]

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