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 Paris: Miznon

Miznon is easily one of my go-to places to eat in Paris.  When I make restaurant recommendations for my friends and family in Paris, this is the place they cannot miss. Owned by a Jewish Israeli family- Miznon is the perfect example of blending cultures.  Their menu is filled with classic French and Mediterranean dishes…

Eating Paris: Le Comptoir

Le Comptoir (9 Carrefour de l Odeon) is a Paris classic.  Loved by the late Anthony Bourdain, this unassuming bistro will blow your mind.  They don’t take reservations, but this place is absolutely worth the wait. Located in the bustling left bank of Paris in the Saint Germain neighborhood, Le Comptoir serves a combination of…

Halloumi Sandwich

Ingredients Halloumi cheese slices; amount depends on how many you want in the sandwich 1 Persian cucumber; sliced 1 small tomato; sliced 1 tbsp hummus 1 tbsp garlic dip Bread of your choice (I used focaccia); toasted Salt & pepper to taste   In a non-stick pan, with NO OIL, place your sliced halloumi cheese…

Pickled Onions

Pickled onions are good on literally anything- tacos, eggs, sandwiches, literally anything.  Recently, I have been going through an “I am going to pickle everything myself” phase and this is what I came up with to pickle onions. Ingredients 1 red onion; sliced 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white sugar 3 cloves of garlic; peeled 3/4…

Eating SD: The Olive Cafe

I recently got back from a week long trip to San Diego for one of my closest friend’s weddings.  (I had never been to San Diego before, or at least hadn’t been since I was below 5 years old!).  I stayed the week in the Mission Beach area and had the opportunity to try out…

Baked Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients 1 package of ground chicken 1/2 cup of Panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese 1 egg 3 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp of ground mustard powder   Preheat the oven to 400F. Mix all the ingredients in a…