Posts Tagged ‘farmers market’

Quick Feeding: José Andrés Wins Best Outstanding Chef in Beard Awards; Plus, Nettle Soup!

Awards Season Continues! D.C.'s big winner at the James Beard Foundation awards—besides Tim Carman, of course—is José Andrés, who was honored last night with the foundation's outstanding chef award. (Look at the José-inspired tweet storm!) In Mid-Atlantic regional action, Eater notes the "[e]ven though [D.C.] had three of the five nominees—including Cathal Armstrong (Restaurant Eve), […]

Dupont FreshFarm Market to Expand Hours, Location

In some ways, the 14-year-old Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market is a victim of its own success. The Sunday market can get awfully crowded. And for some early risers, the market isn't open early enough. According to the FreshFarm organization, which runs 11 area markets, the Dupont location, currently on 20th Street NW between Massachusetts Avenue […]

Bad Boys: Atwater’s Bakery Busted at Farmers Market

A county health inspector shut down the Arlington Farmers Market outpost of the Maryland bakery chain Atwater's on Saturday morning for selling muffins, scones and a dozen different bread loaves without individual packaging. The bust took place within an hour of the market's 8 a.m. opening, according to bakery general manager Tim McGuire. Atwater's sells […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: The Dessert Course

As we head into Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]

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 […]

Home Cooking Day on Y&H: The Frustration of Making Spinach Frittatas

Frittatas were on the menu Sunday afternoon at Y&H's house.  It sounded like a good idea, both simple and satisfying. I started with a recipe I pulled from Mario Batali's  Molto Italiano, which, thank God, somebody else has already added to the internets. I figured I could easily find all the ingredients at the local […]

Eastern Market to Reopen on June 26

Last time Eastern Market was all over the news, it looked like this: (Of course, let’s not forget this either.) However, today was about moving forward.  Construction workers and officials gathered at the building and discussed its upcoming re-introduction into D.C. life. Crews expect to complete the project on June 9. Eastern Market will officially […]