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SPRINGTIME ON THE TERRACE AT BLUE DUCK TAVERN

SPRINGTIME ON THE TERRACE AT BLUE DUCK TAVERN April 16, 2016 By Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Celebrating the bounty of Spring at the Blue Duck Tavern

Some sure signs of spring in the Washington, DC area are the cherry blossoms, opening day at Nationals Park, and […]

Crave Satisfies With A Seasonally Evolving Menu

By Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

In January Crave American Kitchen and Sushi Bar, a Minnesota-based chain, opened its newest outpost in the Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. The restaurant is living up to the ambitious expectations set for it by its Twin Cities parent company, Kaskaid, […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Brings LEGENDS to DC and Lunch on the “Pie Car”

By Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill March 21, 2015 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

We can all recite the famous intro from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, “Ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages.” It’s the opening line from the ringmaster – – the signal you are about to […]

The 8th Annual Oyamel Tequila and Mezcal Festival Kick Off

By Whisk and Quill Guest Writer, Cary Pollak March 3, 2015

Jose Andres’ Oyamel Cocina Mexicana restaurant is celebrating its Tequila and Mezcal Festival now through March 15th. The annual event, billed as a “Toast to the Heritage of Mexican Spirits” features specialty cocktails and dishes from around Mexico.

Complimentary tequila and mezcal tastings will […]

How to Go to the Dogs Tastefully

February 5, 2015 Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill

This year’s Washington Humane Society’s annual Sugar & Champagne Affair was a fabulous event for dogs and dog lovers. Once again guests and their beloved canines filled the atrium of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center with all manner of things sweet, sparkly and […]