Category: Washington DC

Wine & Truffles….My Simple

My simple is going from ordinary to extraordinary in less than 20 minutes, what’s yours?  A great combination  of tilapia, arugula, a delicious bottle of 2012 Fiano di Avellino and a shaved  “Black Truffle” turned what would normally be a simple dinner into an amazing one.  Having purchased several black truffles flown directly from Italy just

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The Incomparable – – Ms. Jessye Norman: Stand Up Straight and Sing!

There are those moments in life when being in the presence of greatness either makes you questioned your existence or make you claim who you are.  I’m still claiming who I am as my encounter with Ms. Norman has forever changed me. Ms. Norman – – I thank you for taking a chance on life

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Amoureuses & Chateaubriand…On a Tuesday Night???

This night cloistered inside my home was inspired by and for the love of beauty and refinement in the art of food and wine.  To have Amoureuses, which means “Lovers” in French and Chateaubriand, named after François-René de Chateaubriand, who was considered to be the founder of Romanticism in French literature, made this special meal at

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Pascal Doquet – – My Kind of Brut Rosé!

This grower Champagne is a must try – Finesse, Elegance, Refinement and a long lingering finish that makes you wonder how has one lived without this sumptuous offering.  A wonderful blend of Chardonnay (68%) and Pinot Noir (32%), this delicate yet firm rosé has something to offer every palate under the sun but, you must

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Back at The Grill Room – – A Palate Pleaser Unlike No Other!!!!

After a much needed hiatus of penning my wonderful encounters with amazing food and wine, I felt my return was most appropriate by posting last weekend’s dining experience.  The mind blowing, palate pleasing experience of Chef Esko’s cuisine at the Grill Room, is by far one of the most exciting and surreal gastronomic experience one

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