Posts Tagged ‘cheese’

Tour de Forks: Local Restaurants Host Trips Around the World

A handful of D.C.-area restaurateurs and chefs are looking to not just transport people through food, but literally transport them to the source.

Sona Creamery Has a New Chef, Cheesemaking Coming Soon

It will be gouda.

Are You Gonna Eat That? Sona Creamery’s Pop Rocks Butter

The popping sensation cuts through the butter in the same way a Champagne and triple cream cheese pairing might work, cheesemonger Lisa Hviding says.

Where to Find Cheesemaking Classes and Tours

Cheese tastings meet the petting zoo at a handful of local fromage-making operations. And many now offer tours or classes. Some of these places are true farmsteads, with farmers milking the sheep or goats before dawn and then putting on their cheesemaking hats. For those who don’t appreciate long country drives, there will soon be […]

How a Cheddar Cheese Forced Devon & Blakely to Change Its Menu

When it comes to menu items, the name of the dish either screams for your attention or pushes your eyes down the menu. So when I saw a cheese listed in the title of a sandwich, such as Devon & Blakely's Avocado, English Cheddar Sandwich, I imagined hunks of flavorful cheese contrasting with the rich, […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Maybe we should have less food porn on Y&H and more chef porn? Then again, I'm not sure this photo of David Guas qualifies in the latter category, but it would seem to redefine, at least for the readers who flocked to it, the idea of "arm candy." Take a look at your Top 5 […]

Food News You Can Use: How to Use Store-Bought Cranberry Sauce and Pawn It Off As Your Own

No time to waste, let's get straight to the news. Capitol Hill Sporting Goods at 727 8th St. SE will soon be replaced by a funky new tavern serving up American fare and offering live jazz and blues. (The Hill Is Home) During President Obama's trip to the Subcontinent this past weekend, the Indian government […]

Curdling News: The Overuse of Cheese in Bar Food

My weekly trips to Tyson’s Corner have me eating more than my fair share of Chef Geoff’s burgers lately. The namesake sandwich costs only $5 during happy hour and is competently prepared; requesting medium results in a faintly pink and juicy patty nearly every time. My only beef? A second slice of cheese. On a […]

Food News You Can Use: Genetically Modified Fish and Bonbon Jovi Truffles

A bit of Havana is coming to Penn Quarter this Friday as Cuba Libre opens. (Thrillist) Living without bread may not suck after all. How to live gluten-free in D.C. (WeLoveDC) Now that fall is here, Alejandra Owens discusses the art of buying figs. (Borderstan) Living on a prayer? Well, don't. Try living on these […]

Beer and Cheese Pairings at Cowgirl Creamery

Beer likes company, so every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cowgirl Creamery sifts through its library of cheese to find a few friends for one lucky beer, offering small tastes of beer and cheese pairings. (They do the same with wine on Fridays.) You can buy your beer there too; Cowgirl is the […]