Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Try 50 Holiday Beers at ChurchKey Tonight

Before you don that ugly reindeer sweater and start getting "All I Want For Christmas is You" stuck in your head, here's an even better way to get in the holiday spirit: beer. Tonight from 4 to 9 p.m., ChurchKey will offer more than 50 Christmas and winter drafts and casks. The tap takeover will include some […]

Ridiculous Ways to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Dog at Restaurants

The holiday season is no time to leave your four-legged friend caged up at home. This weekend, Clarendon’s La Tagliatella and 14th Street NW’s Café Saint-Ex are giving dog owners no excuses, with pooch-friendly Christmas outings on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, La Tagliatella, a northern Italian restaurant that received a […]

Merry Christmas from Young & Hungry

What Are the Stickiest Christmas Foods?

I pass this Brainiacs stunt along without commentary, save for this: It's very British, down to the brandy butter, Christmas pudding, and mincemeat.

Check Out This Year’s White House Gingerbread House

Hugs and holiday wishes to Y&H's virtual pal, Obama Foodorama (can you hug a virtual pal?), for alerting me to this year's White House gingerbread house. It is a thing of beauty. ObFo's Eddie Gehman Kohan notes that White House executive pastry chef Bill Yosses has put together the largest gingerbread house in Oval Office […]

Santa Breaks Down and Reaches for Whipped Cream

Meltdown from bj crawford on Vimeo. This Disney-esque piece of sketch animation, by B.J. Crawford, exposes poor Santa as a binge eater "living in a cocoon of horror."  (Elf reaction: priceless.) It would seem that Y&H is not the only one reaching for cans of aerosol whipped cream during these stressful, recessionary times.

Your Microwave Oven Wishes You ‘Happy Holidays’

And you thought microwave radiation was just for cooking!

When You Love Food, You Get Food Stuff for the Holidays

All right, you fellow food crazies, what'd you get for the holidays? Let's start counting the booty. I'll start. A copy of A Day at elBulli: An insight into the ideas, methods and creativity of Ferran Adria. (Thanks, love!) Two used Marcella Hazan cookbooks, including the delightful Marcella Says... (Thanks, Molly, you cheapskate.) A care […]

Happy Holidays from Young & Hungry

May your turkey be more tender than the Griswold family's.

Michel Richard Cookies for the Holidays: Not Good Enough?

My friend Lou is a terrific home cook, particularly with desserts. Get a load of his red-wine poached pears—the treat that was almost too gorgeous to eat. (Almost.) As you can see from that one example, Lou doesn't take shortcuts, even when it comes to a cookie-baking contest for a holiday office party. The dude […]

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