Food & Drink

FOOD: Plant-Based Eating at Nationals Park [DC]

[Vegan crab cake sandwich] I don’t like sports. I don’t like watching them on TV, and I certainly don’t enjoy playing them, but I find myself drawn to baseball. As someone who thinks about food (a lot), how can I not help but to be attracted to a sport where one of the centerpieces of [...]

July 30, 2014 Carrie Epps Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Philly’s Cheu Noodle Bar

When people crave food from Philly, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a juicy, greasy, mouth-watering cheesesteak.  Growing up just outside of the City of Brotherly Love, it’s probably one of the last options I’d consider and it’s not even the best city’s sandwich; just ask Adam Richman about the roast pork [...]

July 29, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD & DRINK: Pier 13 [Hoboken]

One of the best parts of Hoboken is the waterfront. Whether you meet the water uptown or downtown, the view is breathtaking and there is plenty to do–or not do. You can sprawl out on a cool piece of lawn and get your fix of Vitamin D or take a stroll and stop for a [...]

July 28, 2014 Brittany Temple Food & Drink 0

SIP OF THE MOMENT: Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar’s People’s Pops + Prosecco Cocktails [NYC]

Popsicles. Prosecco. Boom. I could end this post right there, but this drink really deserves a little more than just a couple words. Some people choose one or the other for a little summer refreshment, but at Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar, you don’t have to choose between kiddie and grown-up treats. Head to the Conrad [...]

July 25, 2014 Lea Faminiano Food & Drink 0

FOOD: UWS Neighborhood Profile [NYC]

For the past two years I have called 83rd and West End home.  And in true New York fashion, it’s time to leave my current apartment.  While I am not-so-secretly thrilled to call 7th and B my new home, I am finding myself a little nostalgic for the places I’ve been happy to call favorites [...]

July 24, 2014 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

EVENT REVIEW: #10YearsofYelp [DC]

If you plan it, they will come, especially if free food and drink is involved. And so, a horde of thirsty and hungry twenty- and thirtysomethings descended upon southeast Washington, D.C.’s Anacostia neighborhood for a few hours of imbibing and noshing on Sunday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the popular reviewing site Yelp. Spread [...]

July 23, 2014 Carrie Epps Food & Drink 2

EVENT: Taste of Cambridge [Boston]

This past Thursday, Taste of Cambridge set up shop at University Park and Sidney Street in Central Square to showcase the restaurants and bars behind Cambridge’s stellar culinary reputation. I’m most likely biased, but this city has some of the best eats around. I jumped at the chance to sample restaurants that have been on [...]

July 22, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Ovenkina, Melt Bakery and more from National Ice Cream Day [NYC]

Ice cream nailed its big weekend in New York City, solidifying its spot as the reigning sweet of summer. All across town, celebrations were held in honor of National Ice Cream Day, a day that helps celebrate National Ice Cream Month, which is assuredly in the running for Ronald Reagan’s greatest accomplishment as the 40th [...]

July 22, 2014 Casey Feehan Food & Drink 0

FOOD: The Case For Breakfast Popsicles

Guys, I just invented the best thing. True, “invented” might be a little suspect; “realized” might be more appropriate. And my use of “best” could be dubious, too, because remember, I’ve already made a pretty strong case for cooking everything in bacon fat. But despite those two things, this is still a very great idea: [...]

July 21, 2014 Casey Feehan Food & Drink 0

DRINK: Shenandoah Valley’s Three Notch’d Brewing Company

When those hot, hazy, humid summer days get the best of Washingtonians, most head to beaches, near and far.  Often going under the radar, the Shenandoah Valley offers a ton of outdoor activities, including hiking and biking, for those who don’t want to sit in traffic for half a day to get to the Maryland [...]

July 18, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Boulton & Watt’s New Lunch Menu [NYC]

Boulton & Watt, bordering the East Village and Lower East Side on Houston, has been a go-to spot of mine for a while now.  Opening about a year and a half ago, Boulton has a lot going for it, besides the location. Boulton checks off a lot of the boxes I look for in a [...]

July 17, 2014 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

EVENT: WGBH Craft Beer Festival [Boston]

Just when I was thinking that it had been awhile since I’d been to a good craft beer festival, WGBH of PBS TV fame swooped in with 27 breweries, 3 bands, and 2 food trucks to keep my summer buzz going through September. So, what, you might ask, made this event different from any other [...]

July 16, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 1