Executive Pastry Chef Poala Velez (Bakers Against Racism, Maydan, La Bodega) lists some of her favorite bakeries and dessert spots in Washington D.C.; Virginia Ali, longtime owner of Ben's Chili Bowl, details her own history in the city; Writers Austa Somvichian-Clausen, Tim Ebner, and Anela Malik talk must-see DC.
Amazing restaurants, public art, and beautiful scenery abound.
Need to get away and try a new city on for size? Richmond, Virginia, just 90 minutes south of DC—give or take the traffic situation on 95—is an easy and affordable option while still having some room to safely social distance. River City is home to gorgeous parks, some tasty restaurants, street art, as well as some comfortable digs where you can sleep-in and order up coffee from the lobby.
A late evening phone call bearing great, surprising news from writer Tim Ebner was greeted by screams and the popping of champagne corks.
A long time Edible DC contributor, Tim Ebner, the magazine’s The Buzz columnist covering cocktails had just won the prestigious International Association of Culinary Professionals award. The IACP awards recognize the very best food writing and publishing of the year, and Tim had just won the 2020 award for Best-Beverage focused column. Other nominees were F...
Aruba is enticing remote workers with discounted hotels and unlimited sunshine. The perks of working remotely from the Caribbean are pretty obvious: It is almost certainly more scenic than your current WFH setup, and most of the islands are on East Coast time, if not an hour ahead—meaning you can keep up with colleagues even as you lounge poolside with a coconut-infused beverage.
The first rule of international travel is, don’t leave your passport on your dresser, where you of course could never, ever forget it. The second rule is, always fly direct, because layovers are vacation-killers. Except -- hold on a sec. Have you heard of the stopover? Picture a layover so long it goes back around to actually good.
The Mai Tai is the quintessential beach drink of the Hawaiian islands. Sipping one while kicked back on a beach lounger is part of the vacation experience — especially if it comes garnished with a bright pink cocktail umbrella. The taste has something to do with how it became the drink of paradise, but it’s more than that. In Hawaii, the Mai Tai — a rum-based cocktail traditionally made with orgeat, lime juice, orange curaçao, and demerara simple syrup — is woven into the fabric of modern his...
On sunny Saturdays and Sundays along the banks of the Anacostia River, people pack All-Purpose Capitol Riverfront for breakfast pizzas, New Jersey diner-style entrees like Sicilian disco fries, and bottomless glasses of bloody marys, bellinis, mimosas, and Aperol spritzes. The setting, the value, and the food all helped land the pizzeria Eater D.C.’s award for 2018 Brunch of the Year.
Escape winter with whale-watching, a cocoa massage, skiing, or "glamping" in a heated yurt.
What sets this breakfast sandwich apart from other egg-and-cheese contenders is the way it’s delicately prepared.
When most people think of Idaho and food, they probably think potatoes. But spuds aside, Idaho is a place filled with culinary surprises. Look no further than the state capital of Boise, home to one of the highest concentrations of Basque populations in the United States.
A pocket of Yemeni immigrants in Northern Virginia has created a demand for restaurants that offer traditional specialties from the small Middle Eastern country located in the southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula. With a short drive from D.C., diners can feed their cravings for haneeth.
Two days ago, I boarded D.C.'s longest nonstop flight, which also happens to be the 12th longest in the world—a Cathay Pacific flight route from Dulles to Hong Kong, which goes by way of the North Pole to the other side of the world.
While you might consider grasshoppers, crickets, ants or worms to be common household pests, many people around the world have developed a taste for edible insects. When cooked and seasoned carefully, bugs exhibit extreme earthy and bold flavors.