Posts Tagged ‘Michael Turner’

The Latest Artisanal Trend in D.C. Restaurants? Branded Booze

Iron Gate, Founding Farmers, Kapnos, The Red Hen, The Passenger, and more all have their own private labels.

Fickle Pickles: Only One Man Can Touch Daikaya’s Fermented Vegetables

It's labeled simply "the stinky stuff" in the kitchen of Daikaya. The fermented rice husk paste pickles cucumbers and daikon to create a traditional Japanese specialty called nukazuke on the restaurant's upstairs izakaya menu. Only one person, sous chef Michael Turner, is allowed to touch the mixture with his bare hands. If anyone else's skin […]