Posts Tagged ‘Dean & DeLuca’

Tourist Traipse: D.C. Culinary Walking Tours

On a blustery January Saturday afternoon, six gastronomes on an epicurean guided tour of D.C. file into what they’re supposed to believe is a quintessential Washingtonian destination: Dean & Deluca. After an afternoon of eating their way across Georgetown, the group is scheduled for wine and cheese at the M Street NW specialty grocer, plus […]

Forget the Holiday Season. Think Olio Novello Season Instead.

While others are excited by the holiday season, a few of us are excited by a whole different season: the olio novello season, the time of year when Italian new-harvest oil starts coming into the country. When I was in Philly a week ago, I asked the owner of Claudio's when its house-brand, new-harvest oil […]

Tomorrow Is National Cookie Day, So Get Baking

The Amy-eos at Dean & DeLuca Or just visit your favorite bakery instead. Assuming you have one other than Teaism, that is. Earlier this week, I asked the Y&H Nation, via my twitter account, where they might like to pick up a good cookie for National Cookie Day, which is tomorrow. The vast majority of the […]

Just in Time for the Holidays: Copper Pot Jams and Sauces Online

For months now, if you wanted to get your hands on chef Stefano Frigerio's creative jams, pastas, and sauces, you had to drag your ass to a local farmers market on the appropriate time and day. A lot easier said then done on most days. But on Dec. 2 (or thereabouts, since you never know […]

Upscale Oreos: Can You Improve on a Good Thing?

After reading my take-down of Wagshal's homemade Twinkies, Patricia Jinich, a cooking instructor and chef at the Mexican Cultural Institute, told me about these fancy Oreos available at Dean & DeLuca. She thought I might want to check them out, too. The cookies are not produced in-house at D&D, but by Amy Berg, the freelance […]