The menu at Himitsu may be small, but the food is mighty.
The first time I went to Rooster & Owl I didn't eat anything. This was a few weeks ago, you might remember it: what seemed like every DC-area Instagrammer was posting about the recently-opened spot – which sits a stone’s throw from Maydan. We showed up on a Saturday, near to 5 p.m. as we … Continue reading Food Diary: Rooster & Owl
Babe Ruth, in addition to his claim as (probably) the best baseball player ever, was a prodigious beer drinker with well-developed and modern views on the combination of water, hops, yeast, and barley. The man really cared about the brewers, not just the beer. Here’s something he said once: “Sometimes when I reflect on all the … Continue reading 7 DC-Area Beers To Drink In Flagship February
One of the many pleasures of life in 2018 (there are still a few) is reading Brightest Young Thing’s DC Food Round Up – By The Food Writers. I’m a sucker for this sort of thing, and because BYT does a great job bringing in a wide swath of contributors there’s always something to learn … Continue reading Erik’s 2018 In Food
I learned from Anthony Bourdain (though not personally) that when you travel, read a book set in or about your destination. I try to follow his advice most of the time, but this kernel of wisdom struck me as particularly valuable — as a literary person myself, why shouldn't I read something of my short-term … Continue reading Three Days In Las Vegas, NV