Amy Brandwein was featured in the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation newsletter promoting its February 22 Turn Up The Heat fundraiser.
Pati Jinich will cook with Fany Gerson and Rafael Zaga at the James Beard House on April 11 to prepare a second-night of Passover Mexican Passover thatcelebrates Mexican-Jewish heritage.https://patijinich.com/2017/02/james-beard-house-second-night-of-passover/
Carla Hall will keynote the April 2-4 Specialty Food Business Summit in Chicago.
Check out the fresh herb Kuku (a traditional Persian egg dish) that DC Dame Najmieh Batmanglij made for the White House Nowruz lunch featured in the New York Times. Click here for the recipe.
It's Friday and boy do we have photos! Last night was our fabulous first Urban Kitchen Holiday Pop Up. A very special event to help you entertain in small spaces and on a budget! What fun was had as cocktails were sipped, food was savored and a good time by all was enjoyed. Well.... The photos say it all!
DC Dame, Chef Amy Brandwein of Centrolina at CityCenter and author Ruth Reichl sharing a moment during Ruth's book tour for her newest, "My Kitchen Year."
Adapting Japanese Cuisine from a Traditionally Chinese Cuisine Background” was the talk given by Dame Christiana Chiang and Rock Fu, Proprietor of Kizuna Sushi and Ramen, Chris' newest restaurant, located in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Attendees enjoyed a lavish assortment of pan-Asian creations including a "dragon" of sushi varieties (see photo), fabulous dumplings, appetizers, and bowls of ramen with pork belly and egg in a pork-veal broth that takes 18 hours to prepare from fresh bones.
Janet Yu of Hollywood East Cafe; Eileen Dykes, Second Vice President; Amy Riolo, Chair of the chapter's Global Culinary Initiative (GCI); and Sheilah Kaufman and CiCi Williamson of the Program Committee, met for lunch at the Taiwanese Cafe in Rockville, Maryland, on August 20, to plan an upcoming GCI event on Taiwanese cuisine. After lunch, they toured the Taiwan Cultural Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Photo credit: Amy Riolo.
DC Dame Bonnie Benwick shares DC Dame Ris LaCoste's of Ris Restaurant recipe for Butterscotch Pudding!
Sheilah Kaufman has been invited by The Library of Congress to participate in the 2014 National Book Festival on August 30 at the Washington Convention Center. She will speak on Turkish cuisine and present a cooking demonstration. Her books: A Taste of Turkish Cuisine and The Turkish Cookbook: Regional Recipes and Stories both written with Nur Ilkin will be available for sale and a book signing
Les Dames d'Escoffier DC
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