If it’s not a rooftop, it’s a terrace that continues to draw the lustful wanderer toward a favorite haunt. While we don’t live in a year round “outdoors dining is acceptable” town like our friends in L.A., we are lucky to have some of the more pleasant venues that offer exquisite views and or soothing [...]
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If you are a mushroom connoisseur, fan, or even a newbie in the world of edible fungi, then you are in for quite a treat on Saturday, September 22nd. The Masters of Food and Wine returns this fall season with an Autumn Mushroom Chef’s Table Dinner which will take place at the Park Hyatt Washington [...]
By Punch Palate Correspondent Megan McGrath Summer SundaysÂ are lazy days.Â Most of us lounge around the pools, or seek out air-conditioned activities to avoid the opressive DC humidity and to recover from our Saturday nights.Â In fact, justÂ about the only thing that can motivate this city on a Sunday is the promise of an amazing [...]
Alert:Â There are only a few spaces left for the culinary experience of the season: Masters of Food and Wine Harvest Breakfast and Market at the Park Hyatt Washington DC.Â We commoners dream of getting into a professional kitchen and receiving a tutorial from a real life chef, benefiting from a behind the scenes sneak [...]
When can we start this cloning of human beings business? Sigh. I will be at a wedding in Mexico when this event is scheduled, but friends, this is one Masters of Food & Wine you should not miss, especially because it involves a field trip. Field trips! Love them. And Megan McGrath, our Punch Palate [...]
And I just posted on my Facebook wall that as of late, I was developing a belly, like it was my business or something.Â Frankly, I just don’t cook and the lovely albeit caloric behaviorial habit of dining out every day and night lends itself to a few extra lbs. No surprise there.Â Could this [...]
If you, like me, don’t cook and the mere thought of making a Christmas meal throws you into a tizzy, don’t fret.Â You are not alone. Plenty of folks like to enjoy a well-made meal prepared by well, a chef.Â The Blue Duck Tavern invites you to sit back and relax with friends and family [...]