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Ireland Celebrates the 100th Year of Its Independence with Irish Cultural Activities

Jordan Wright May 12, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(l-r) Ambassador Kevin O’Malley, USA Ambassador to Ireland – President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Deborah Rutter – Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Ambassador Anne Anderson to USA

A film narrated by Liam Neeson was the kick off event for Ireland’s […]

Blue Star Families Neighbors Organization Benefits from Top Area Chefs’ Partnership

Jordan Wright April 18, 2016 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Chefs with their military chef partners

Chefs from some of our area’s leading restaurants participated in a fundraiser last week for Blue Star Families, pairing up with military chef counterparts to prepare some scrumptious nibbles and sips. With a view of the […]

A Conversation with Aglaia Kremezi – Author of Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

Jordan Wright November 16, 2014 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Aglaia Kremezi fairly floats into the room. Wisps of casually arranged auburn hair delicate as ripe corn silk are tempered by a pair of serious wire-rimmed frames that hint at her former life as an editor and journalist. She is utterly composed and […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – November 5, 2014

Jordan Wright November 5, 2014

Local Chef Cathal Armstrong’s Cookbook, My Irish Table – Recipes From the Homeland and Restaurant Eve, Will Warm The Cockles of Your Heart

My favorite cookbooks reveal the author’s personal connection to both the recipe and the ingredients, and this one is no different. In Cathal Armstrong’s “My […]

The 2014 MetroCooking Show Promises to Have All The Right Ingredients

Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill November 5, 2014

On November 8th and 9th the MetroCooking Show will make its ninth appearance in the nation’s capitol at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and each year it has outdone itself. Last year over 200 vendors displayed and sold their wares at the show. This […]