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Nora's, now establishment------what to order, my friend and I's first time there.

Dinner at Nora's. What to order------?
Thank you.

Mar 07, 2013
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Need Staunton, VA Recommendation

TY, sherriberry. :)

Oct 01, 2011
Pesel in Mid-Atlantic

Dinner Before Watching a Performance at the Kennedy Center

I had a filet steak in the Terrace Room AT the Kennedy Center before seeing a performance there--------Loved it.

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Kennedy Center
2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20256

Oct 01, 2011
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Best Sushi Bar in Tucson

TY, MFMunday

Oct 01, 2011
Pesel in Southwest

Best Thing You Ever Ate - VA/DC/MD/Baltimore Edition

Thank you for the scallop recommendation----

Dec 28, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Matzoh Ball Soup

I always add a splash of seltzer water---or club soda---to the mix....the bubbles make the matzoh balls lighter and fluffier.

Dec 28, 2009
Pesel in Recipes

Creamy Potato-Leek Soup

Sounds really good--I'm going to try it....I am going to add at the very end some baby spinach or baby arugula and let it wilt before serving to add greens for more nutrition.

Dec 28, 2009
Pesel in Recipes

Pistachios from Turkey, Iran, or Greece in the DC area?

Ditto on Thomas Market---they will have them.

Sep 15, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Five Super Supermarkets

Here in Wheaton, Maryland we've got Magruder's in Kemp Mill and H-Mart off Georgia and Arcola, Marchones in the triangle for Italian specialties, Thomas Market on University for Middle Eastern specialties, Hung Phat for fresh noodles, Shalom and Shaul's for Kosher foods and great challah, Full Key and Paul Kee for their bbq meats (Full Key has renovated and gotten better)---I could go on---a trip around the sidestreets is worth it.

Aug 07, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

dining solo and outside, Dupont Circle

I eat solo alot and have been craving roast suckling pig which Komi has been preparing lately----but everything on their tasting menu is for two----They discourage solo dining---Not nice.

Jul 29, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Basic Pizza Sauce

Wondering about the lack of basil myself....

Jul 19, 2009
Pesel in Recipes

Negril in Silver Spring - Report

If you're back in the neighborhood try Roger Millers African restaurant---their grilled goat meat is great.

Apr 20, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

What are you a stubborn purist about?

Chicken soup is made with a whole chicken, cut in quarters or eighths if you like...not just made with backs and necks or just dark meat or breasts. And this I am a purist about.

Apr 13, 2009
Pesel in General Topics

Dining around Dupont ...alone

Mostly because most people are not comfortable in their own company...I always leave over 20% tip when dining alone. I went solo to the Inn at Little Washington and they were so hospitable, invited me into the kitchen and everything.

Mar 16, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Fish sandwiches

You might laugh but the Baja Fresh in Wheaton makes great fish soft tacos, lightly battered and fried, moist and thick. $2.79 apiece. I get two.
Haven't been to Crisfield's in Silver Spring recently but the fried perch sandwiches used to be good.

Feb 02, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

best soul food in DC?

There's a great feel to institutionalized food, too. Looking forward to trying the place out.

Jan 28, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Help with dinner in New Hope/Lambertville!

I had a great country French meal at the Hotel du Village in New Hope.

However, if I were to pick from your list, I'd go to Lambertville. New Hope is soooooo commerical now, it's ridiculous. Lambertville being a little less so...

Jan 26, 2009
Pesel in Pennsylvania

Supercharge with Superfoods

Everything in moderation.

Jan 26, 2009
Pesel in Features

Grass-fed beef/pork etc

There's a yahoogroup called grassfedonthehill NOVA. You order from the website and there are weekly local dropoffs around the area. Incredible grassfed products but incredibly pricey. Careful when you cook, it needs less time and temperature. There's one for Maryland and the DC area too.

Jan 25, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Eggs Benedict in Bmore

Jordan's steakhouse in Ellicott City has a great eggs benedict on their Sunday Brunch menu.

Jan 25, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

best soul food in DC?

Florida Avenue Grill for the ham hocks, greens and sweet potatoes. I was there summer of 2008. As good as ever. Oohs and Ahhs doesn't have pork. How can you have soul food without pork?

I like Bubba Mascogee's on Rhode Island Ave. for the fried chicken and desserts...

Jan 25, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

yummy Duck Soup wanted

Thank you, Trapezius. I've passed by Noodle King many times but thought it was just a small carryout. I'm going this week!

Jan 25, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Looking for blood oranges

Last week at H Mart in Wheaton off Georgia Avenue I bought ripe, juicy blood oranges 3 for $1.00

Jan 24, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

the showtime "L word" ad on chowhound

I felt the same way when I saw the L word ad...Inappropriate.

Jan 24, 2009
Pesel in Site Talk

A Tricky One- Real Chinese Food

Yes, dining with doc!

A new Chinese restaurant has opened where Barnaby's used to be on University Blvd.in Wheaton. Don't remember the name, haven't been there yet.

Jan 23, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Good French and Steakhouse in DC?

Nothing beats New York's food so good luck in the DC area...politicans know nothing of good food...except for maybe Jefferson...

As a foodie, my next excursion will be to Florida Avenue Grill for their ham hocks, greens and sweet potato. Then onto U street not too far from Florida Avenue Grill to Chi-Cha hookah lounge, happy hour has 1/2 priced hookahs.

Jan 23, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Reputable source for kefir grains

If you contact your local Weston A. Price Foundation they always know who has kefir grains available. A new chapter just started in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Jan 19, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

2941 or Equinox Cooking Class?

Williams-Sonoma offers cooking classes also, I'm waiting on their winter offerings now.

Jan 19, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

Divino in Bethesda

I've tried Divino several times and would not recommend the Paella, nor the restaurant. Modern atmosphere, poor food.

Jan 02, 2009
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore

BaLe in Langley Park?!

Saigonese is still there---I had a great meal there recently...Appetizer Platter, Sweet and Sour Whole Crispy Fish.

Dec 31, 2008
Pesel in Washington DC & Baltimore