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blacksalt - any must order dishes?

I love their fried clamstrip appetizer, have fun!

Aug 06, 2012
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where to find fresh ramps between Baltimore/DC?

I bought ramps at Balducci's in Bethesda last year - haven't been there lately though.

Apr 23, 2012
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Restaurants near E St. Cinema

Coco Sala? I love their cocktails and the food is good too, esp the lamb sliders.

Mar 13, 2012
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Gingerbread-flavored foods in DC?

I had some really good gingerbread pudding from a stall at the Friday afternoon farmers market by the Reagan building.

Nov 29, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Coupons and Deals- July to August 2011

Today's Living Social deal is for Kushi - $30 for $60.

Aug 12, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Working on lunches now....

Cowgirl Creamery has 3 sandwich options everyday - 1 meat option, 1 veggie option & a daily special. I usually call to see what they are serving that day (202) 393-6880

Jul 18, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Suggestions for restaurant in Penn Quarter/Chinatown/Mt. Vernon Triangle?

What about Zengo? It’s asian/latin fusion and not too pricey.

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Zengo Restaurant
781 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Jun 28, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Bethesda suggestions

Thats funny, because I find Jaleo a rip-off (not sure if it's a complete rip-off though)..to each his own I suppose.

And since when was 2 Amy's anywhere close to Bethesda??

Jun 17, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Bethesda suggestions

I second the food at Mussel Bar, especially the pork belly flat bread if available.

A couple of quick options are Taylor Gourmet on Woodmont for Philly style sandwiches, and Cava Mezze Grill on Bethesda Ave, which pairs Chipotle style service with fresh Greek food, very delicious.

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Mezze
1606 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231

Taylor Gourmet
1116 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Chipotle
14925 Shady Grove Rd Unit L, Rockville, MD 20850

Jun 16, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Where can I buy cacao nibs in Montgomery County?

Surprisingly, you can find them at the The Vitamin Shoppe - 1803 Rockville Pike, Rockville. (301) 231-7900

May 13, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Ramps in DC yet?

Picked up some at Balducci's this weekend, $14.99 LB

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Balducci's
600 Franklin St, Alexandria, VA 22314

May 09, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Ramps in DC yet?

Ramp Alert!
I had them on pizza at 2 Amy's last Sunday night and again last night on a pork belly dish at Black's in Bethesda. Would love to find them at a farmers market too, if anyone knows a place?

Apr 15, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Meals for less than $5 in Gaithersburg/Germantown/Rockville area

It's not a restaurant, but on the 2nd floor at the Harris Teeter off Rockville Pike, they have a $5 create your own meal in the deli. You choose one meat option (grilled chix, pork tenderloin, meatballs, etc) and two side items (tons to choose from) The food is fresh and delicious and there's tables scattered around the upstairs as well.

Mar 15, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC Restaurant Week-January 2011

I went to Rasika yesterday for lunch and it was phenomenal.

I had the crispy spinach appetizer, beautifully cooked (med rare) salmon, and the carrot cake. My companion had the mushroom cake, lamb entree, and same dessert. Dessert was average but everything else was outstanding. Fantastic, attentive service too.

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Rasika Restaurant
633 D Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Jan 19, 2011
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Restaurants who do Thanksgiving carry-out/to go?

Just saw a list of places for Thanksgiving to-go on the Washingtionian website:

http://www.washingtonian.com/blogarti...

Hope that helps!

Nov 22, 2010
tiramasue in Washington DC & Baltimore

Gobbler sandwich in Dallas?

Which Wich has a sandwich like that on the menu.

May 18, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Best Strawberry Shortcake

I made some using cream scones from Central Market (found in the bakery dept) and they were rich and fabulous!

Mar 09, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Jimmy's Market

Love their spicy sausage...I make pizza with the sausage and sauteed broccoli rabe, or pasta with the sausage and their vodka cream sauce.

Also like their prosecco, on its own or generously doused over bowls of gelato, any fruit flavor :-)

Feb 22, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Where's your favorite fried seafood served in the Dallas area.

I really like the whole fried catfish at Alligator Cafe, even though the girl at the counter seems a little grossed out when I order it, lol.

Feb 05, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

anyplace to buy vegemite in d/fw

Thanks! I normally order them online, just wanted a local source cause I tend to over order/eat :-)

Jan 29, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

anyplace to buy vegemite in d/fw

Awesome, I have been jonesing for some Cherry Ripes the past few weeks! Do you happen to know if they carry Cheds? TIA

Jan 28, 2010
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Dallas - Best chicken/vegetarian dishes?

The ancho chicken at the Dream Cafe is excellent, here is the description from their website:

Ancho-tortilla crusted sauteed chicken breast over
tequila lime cream, served with crispy polenta fries and
black bean corn relish 10.99

Dec 22, 2009
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Chocolate fountain - need advice on dippers!

Cheesecake squares and rice krispie treats!

Dec 16, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

Best budget meals...need suggestions

Have made this Tuscan Ribollita a couple of times, it's fantastic!

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

Dec 04, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

What to do with pizza dough - besides the obvious?

I have successfully made foccacia bread with leftover pizza dough before, goes great with pasta! I just brushed it with a little EVOO and topped with herbs, fresh or dry, and a few sprinkles of parm.

Dec 03, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

Pigs in a blanket - what sauce or dip?

Queso! Everything's better dipped in melted cheese.

Dec 02, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

Fresh Pasta in DFW area?

I received some ground venison from my in-laws that I haven't known what to do with, what is tourtiere?

Oct 06, 2009
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth

Favorite pizza topping

A light brushing of olive oil under a bed of roasted Hatch chiles and fresh mozzarella

Oct 01, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

Lamb Chop recipe?

I made this recipe the last 3 times we had lamb chops:

http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Vietname...

Haven't always been able to marinate them overnight but they still came delicious.

Aug 26, 2009
tiramasue in Home Cooking

anyplace to buy vegemite in d/fw

Love me some Cherry Ripes!

Aug 22, 2009
tiramasue in Dallas - Fort Worth