Posts Tagged ‘potatoes’

Chefs Veg Out: Ed Witt of 701

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Ed Witt Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: 701 Twitter: @EdWitt Cooking Since: 1993 Distinguishing Feature: […]

The Botany of Desire: The PBS Special on Pollan’s Book

Before Michael Pollan became America's conscience on food — suggesting that we, "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." — he was our tour guide into the complicated relationship between humans and plants. The Botany of Desire is still my favorite work by Pollan. It's that rare book that combines original thinking and reporting with some […]

Daily Food Blog Roundup: No Blarney

Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone. Y&H trusts that y'all are wearing green today or at least have a sixer of Guinness tucked into your desk drawer. To prime you for the evening's merriment, we offer an Irish-themed roundup. The Bitten Word has a recipe for Irish soda bread, from that notorious lass, Martha Stewart. Serious […]