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Nibbles and Sips Around Town – June 2, 2015

Jordan Wright June 2, 2015

Sushi School; Dine-N-Dash in Penn Quarter; Fabulous Animals Art Exhibition at iCi Bistro; Kaz Okuchi, Bonny Wolf and Yoko Isassi at the National Museum of American History

Back to Class with the Master

It’s been two years since I sat down with Tokyo-born Daisuke Utagawa, owner […]

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 – April 15, 2014

Jordan Wright April 15, 2014 all photo credit to Jordan Wright Special to DC Metro Theater Arts, Broadway Stars, and LocalKicks

In Which We Visit Union Market, Bidwell, the Launchology Series and Sample Nibbles and Sips From Zaytinya’s Upcoming Greek Easter Festival

Union Market DC

The Craveable Union Market

The greengrocer’s stall […]

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 […]

Celebrate the Grape at Zaytinya

Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill September 20, 2013

Every time we turn around Jose Andres and his ThinkFoodGroup are launching exciting and imaginative projects. From September 22nd to October 5th Zaytinya restaurant will hold its third annual Grape Festival showcasing this versatile fruit in Mediterranean cuisine. Recently the internationally renowned […]