Restaurants

Eating NYC: Udon West Eating DC: Jinya Ramen Bar Eating DC: Bistro Bohem Eating STL: Bogart’s Smokehouse Eating DC: Service Bar Eating DC: Pop’s Sea Bar Eating DMV: Honey Pig Korean BBQ Eating DC: Tiger Fork Eating NYC: Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken Eating DC: All-Purpose Pizzeria Eating DC: Tail Up Goat Eating DC: Shouk Eating…

Recipes

Beef & Broccoli (& Mushroom) Soba Noodles Beef & Chestnut Stew Coffee Infused Chocolate Raspberry Cake Fennel & Crispy Chickpea Salad Latkes Pecan Pie Roasted Vegetable Pasta Kimchi Ramen Homemade Sushi Chicken & Shrimp Gyoza Chicken Marsala Roasted Veggie Pasta Primavera Ikea Meatball Sub Chickpea & Sweet Potato Yellow Curry Crispy Seared Salmon Strawberry Jam-Filled…

Places

City Guides: A Beginners Guide to Eating in SF Gracie’s Grand Guide to Paris Best TWO Burgers in DC DC Going Out Guide (2015) Hana Japanese Market DC Study Abroad: Paris Spring 2014 About Studying Abroad in Paris Week 1: Wandering Around Paris Weeks 1.5 & 2: More Wandering Pairs & a Short Trip to…

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Hi I’m Gracie- author and owner of The Brisket Diaries.  I originally hail from the farm-to-table capital of the world: Marin County, California and currently live and work across the country in Washington, DC.  (I moved out to DC in 2011 to attend American University and have been here ever since!). I developed a love for…

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Fennel, Avocado & Orange Salad

Ingredients: 2 avocados; diced 2-3 oranges (OR 2 oranges, 1 grapefruit); supremed 1 fennel bulb; diced 3 tbsp orange juice (from the above oranges) 2 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper   In your serving bowl, layer the chopped fennel and avocado. Supreme your oranges OVER the fennel and avocado, letting the juices fall into…

Beef & Potato Madras Curry

Ad: I worked with Maya Kaimal Foods to create this post! Ingredients 1 lb of beef stew meat 1 jar of Maya Kaimal Madras Curry Simmer Sauce 1 1/2 cups of potatoes; diced 1 red onion; sliced 1 1/2 jars of water (use the curry sauce jar) Salt & Pepper Rue: 1 heaping tbsp of…

(Updated) Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini 1 cup canola oil 2  (generous) Tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 3 cups of flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp cinnamon 1/2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 Tsp ground ginger 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg   In a medium-sized…

Eat DC: Pappe

Pappe is relatively new to the 14th Street Restaurant scene in DC and boy, am I happy it has!  I love Indian food, and after Rasika, I felt like the “cool” Indian” restaurant options were sort of lacking.  Pappe is changing that.  The food is authentic, modern and delicious and the restaurant is fun and…

Eat DC: Maydan

Maydan is one of DC and the country’s hottest restaurants right now and it is no surprise why.  Located in the back of the Manhattan Laundry area of DC (think: W and 14th Street), Maydan’s entrance is pretty easy to miss.  In fact, while I was waiting for my friends to arrive, several people asked…

Kale & Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients 1 box of large macaroni pasta 2 medium-sized zucchinis; diced 2 large handfuls of curly kale (or any dark leafy green) 3 tbsp pesto sauce (premade or homemade) 1/2 cup mozzarella balls or chunks 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp of chili flakes Parmesan cheese for topping   Pasta In…