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Cookbooks and More ~ Your Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Jordan Wright December 2018

Some new and notable books arrived this year, many of which surprised me by their diversity and flat-out culinary allure. All but one are food-related, and the authors have generously consented to share some of their best recipes. See below.

The following four writers are local to the DC and […]

Cookbook Corner ~ Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken

Jordan Wright November 22, 2016

It’s a tricky proposition to categorize Monica Bhide’s new novel, Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken under ‘Cookbook’. Strictly speaking, it is not. There are no indulgent recipes to swoon over as in her 2015 cookbook, A Life of Spice or the two before that, Modern Spice: […]

Hamlet…the rest is silence – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright March 17, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Alex Mills as Hamlet. Photo by Koko Lanham.

As far as this critic is concerned Synetic can do no wrong. How could you fault their electrifying choreography, their spectacular dancers or their break-the-mold interpretations of the classics…especially in their […]

Whisk and Quill Picks The Most Notable Cookbooks of 2012

Jordan Wright December 13, 2012

 

This year’s cookbooks brought us a wealth of ways to be engaged in food in one way or another – grow it, cook it, eat it, share it, broadcast it. While some cover the cuisines of far-off cultures, others focus on […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town- May 15

Jordan Wright May 15th, 2012 Special to www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com, www.broadwaystars.com, and www.localkicks.com

Summer Cookbooks, Celebs, Book Giveaway and A Sri Lankan Pop-Up Dinner

Apron Anxiety Giveaway – Alyssa Shelasky’s hot new tell-all cookbook will be given away to a lucky subscriber of WhiskandQuill.com. Go to CONTEST to register and enter to […]