Posts Tagged ‘Kojo Nnamdi Show’

Chef Kaz Okochi Talks Sushi With Kojo Nnamdi

Kaz Okochi, chef and co-owner of Kaz Sushi Bistro, is the foodie guest du jour on The Kojo Nnamdi Show this afternoon on WAMU 88.5 FM, discussing the culinary history and future of raw fish preparation in the U.S. Y&H alum and current WaPo scribe Tim Carman, author of a recent piece on shifting standards […]

This Week: Valentine’s Tap Takeovers, Cask Class, Strong Local Ales, Channel Crossing Launch & Oyster Fest

Now that Valentine's Day is behind us, let's get on with the week in beer. Read on for a run-down of this week's diverse set of offereings of beer fun, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar for details. On Monday the creative folks at Pizzeria Paradiso launched Valentine's week "Love it […]

The City Paper Poll: The $25 Dining Question

Y&H is not a political animal. I don't hang on every breath coming from a politician's mouth to understand how one new word may indicate a change in policy. It's the truth, and perhaps I should be embarrassed by this fact. I know what you're thinking: I live in the wrong town. I'll table that […]

The Kojo Nnamdi Show Explores the Under-Appreciated Cuisine of El Salvador

If you didn't get a chance to hear Kojo Nnamdi's program yesterday on Salvadoran food, you can still listen to the segment over on the show's website.  It's well worth the hour investment — in large part because of the great tips callers provided to the show. One of Nnamdi's producers, Michael Martinez, and I […]

Kojo to Talk About How D.C. Shed Its Culinary Backwater Image

As part of his ongoing series to review D.C.'s culinary history, Kojo Nnamdi will look back at the 1960s and 1970s when the District started to shed its image as a culinary jerkwater town. That, in large part, was due to the man in the video above: the brilliant, the belligerent Jean-Louis Palladin, whose restaurant […]

Looking Back on D.C.’s Culinary History

Duke Zeibert's: Larry King's favorite place for roast beef hash. It's become fashionable to claim that D.C. has come into its own as restaurant town. I'm sure I've uttered something along those lines myself, but here's the problem with such a statement: It tends to ignore the past or at least assume D.C. didn't have […]

D.C. Brings Home the Hardware from Beard Awards

Last night, I was sitting at a large circular table at Espace in New York City with some rather distinguished company: Robb Walsh, formerly of the Houston Press; Ed Levine, the founder of Serious Eats;  Ryan D'Agostino, the articles editor for Esquire; and a trio of writers/editors with our sister paper, the Chicago Reader: Alison […]