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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Eating DC: Call Your Mother Deli

Call Your Mother Deli, if you live in (and around) DC and haven’t heard of them, have you been living under a rock? Opened by the same team that owns Timber Pizza Co., Call Your Mother Deli is a Jew-ish style deli. Think all your favorites, with a twist! I first found out about Call…

Neiman Marcus Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup unsalted butter; softened or at room temperature 2 1/2 cups rolled oats 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips (eye ball it) 1…

Blondies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 8 tbsp butter; melted 1 tsp almond extract 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 tsp kosher salt Optional:  You can add anything to blondies!  White chocolate chips, shredded coconut, almonds, butterscotch chips,…

A Weekend In… Washington, DC

Washington, DC, our (if you live in the USA) Nation’s Capitol!!  I think DC is often overlooked- perhaps you think it is too touristy or too straight-edge or not full of culture.  If that is what you think of DC, you are absolutely mistaken.  DC is one of the most diverse, international and culturally vibrant…

Hanukkah Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts)

Ingredients: 1 packet of dry active yeast 1 tbsp and 4-5 cups of flour 1 tbsp and 1/4 cup of white sugar 2 egg yolks 1 egg 1/2 cup of warm milk (microwave it for 30 seconds) 1/2 tsp orange zest 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp brandy 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract…

Eating DMV: Mike’s Crab House

Summer in the Mid Atlantic is synonymous with crab season.  This summer, I was lucky enough to go for crabs a few times and at various locations in Maryland.  While Cantler’s Riverside Inn will always be my favorite, Mike’s Crab House was pretty incredible as well. Mike’s is great because their menu has something for…