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How I Learned to Love the Art of Sous-Vide Under the Tutelage of Its Inventor

Jordan Wright May 22, 2017 Photo credit – Jordan Wright

In a non-descript two-story building in Sterling, VA, in a suburb better known for defense contractors and software developers, is a company that has trained more three-star Michelin chefs than any cooking school in the world. Here at Cuisine Solutions Inc. through their learning […]

Human Rights Campaign’s “Chefs For Equality” Evening Scores Big with DC Chefs and Their Fans

Jordan Wright September 25, 2014 Photo credit – Jordan Wright Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

 

Event Chair David Hagedorn in lime green tie

When Washington Post food writer David Hagedorn is doing the asking, big name chefs and restaurateurs respond. Though we didn’t see her there, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, […]

Whisk and Quill Wishes All Gastronomes, Oenophiles, Theatre Mavens and Wanderlusters a Sparkling New Year Full of Fresh Footsteps and Delicious Dishes

Thank you dear readers for pursuing life’s intriguing and ever-evolving adventures with Whisk and Quill in 2013. This December celebrates my sixth year as a food and travel writer and third year as theatre critic for the Alexandria Times. And though my life has gravitated more to the keyboard than cooktop, to the […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town: Dining Before the Show – Great Deals From Great Restaurants

Jordan Wright October 2012 Special to www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com, www.broadwaystars.com, and www.localkicks.com

When friends ask me where to dine before the theatre I try to respond authoritatively. But, alas, my brain turns to porridge as I mentally scroll through the limitless options. I try to hone it down by asking: Which theatre are […]

Fabio Trabocchi – Conquers Both Sides of Pennsylvania Avenue

Jordan Wright February 2011 Special to The Washington Examiner

Fabio Trabocchi with National Gallery of Art Chef David Rogers at the recently opened exhibit – image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art

As I sit in the gutted remains of what was once chef Yannick Cam’s glamorous Le Paradou, I am listening to […]