<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Food & Drink]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/the-scene/food-drink http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:21:53 -0400 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:21:53 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Diners Must Sign Waiver Before Eating Burger]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:15:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kpnx-ghost-burger.jpg
08/11/14: Hopdoddy Burger Bar in Scottsdale, Arizona claims they're home to the world's spiciest hamburger. Reporter Gia Vang from NBC station KPNX reports.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Gearing Up for Beer Week ]]> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:58:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/206*120/beersungroup.jpg
Get ready to celebrate all things beer-related during D.C. Beer Week, Aug. 11-18.

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<![CDATA[Beer and Crabs Galore at National Harbor ]]> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:28:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/207*120/shutterstock_127748894.jpg
Enjoy scary amounts of crab and alcohol at the Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival.

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<![CDATA[So4Ward Hosting U Street Bar Crawl Saturday]]> Fri, 24 May 2013 15:15:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*160/9fa2ed60570211e2890222000a1fb0b27.jpg
Justify a few hours of drinking on U Street this weekend for the good of reSET, a District-based nonprofit that pairs scientists with school teachers to improve education.

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<![CDATA[Cinco de Mayo Event Roundup]]> Fri, 03 May 2013 10:02:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cinco_parade.jpg
Cinco de Mayo events and deals in and around D.C.

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<![CDATA[Celebrities Toast Women in the Arts]]> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 15:27:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*241/ArtsinAmerica1.JPG
Distinguished guests and celebrities gathered at Neyla in Georgetown for a dinner benefiting the Creative Coalition and honoring distinguished women in the arts

Photo Credit: Getty/Mike Coppola]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of Food 2012]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 02:33:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BESTOFFOOD.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as we take a look back at some of the best foodie moments on 1st Look this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Create Sports Bar Website]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:32:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Hooliga+dot+com.jpg
GMU MBA students create a website for sports fans that informs about establishments that cater to particular teams.

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<![CDATA[Stay Warm For The Holidays With Festive Cocktails]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/holidaydrinks_722x406_12218947715.jpg
The weather outside may be frightful, but there's plenty of festive cheer with these holiday drinks.]]>
<![CDATA[Union Market Serves Up Some Righteous Cheese]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:02:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6907718_90RIGHTEOUSCHEESEWMUSIC1_722x406_11979331898.jpg
Eun Yang gets a lesson on cheese pairing at the newly opened Union Market.]]>
<![CDATA[Miso-Glazed Sea Bass at Bazin's on Church]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:30:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6849746_89BAZINSCOOKINGFCP_722x406_11979331970.jpg
Chef Patrick Bazin shares a recipe that is a restaurant favorite.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Bakes with the "Ace" himself at Duff's]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:39:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DUFFSCAKEMIX.jpg
Ali heads to Duff's Cake Mix to see if she can hang with the Ace of Cakes himself, Duff Goldman. Watch what happens when they put their heads together to make the ultimate Ali cake. Duff's Cake Mix...]]>
<![CDATA[A Dessert with Everything But The Kitchen Sink]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:39:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CULINA.jpg
Why choose your toppings when you can have them all at once. At Culina in Los Angeles, there's a dessert that literally has everything except for the kitchen sink. Ali gets in the kitchen to see...]]>
<![CDATA[Get Up Early for a Doughnut from Glazed and Infused]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:33:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GLAZEDANDINFUSED.jpg
When does your alarm go off? If you work at Glazed and Infused, its before the sun is up! Ali gets up early to feed the citizens of Chicago with some of the best doughnuts in the windy city. Glazed and...]]>
<![CDATA[Francois Payard Shows Ali the Secret Behind FP Patisserie]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:58:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FPPATISSERIE.jpg
Francois Payard is the name in French pastries, and he's just opened a new patisserie in NYC. Ali checks out what makes French pastries so delicious. FP Patisserie1293 3rd Ave, New York, NY...]]>
<![CDATA[Explore the World of Chocolate at the Chocolate Show]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 18:09:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CHOCOLATESHOW.jpg
Looking to get your chocolate fix? The place to go is the Chocolate Show! Ali samples the best chocolate from around the world. The Chocolate Show 125 West 18th St., New York, NY]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Ales Take Over at ChurchKey]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:41:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/holiday-ales3.jpg
Christmas comes early at ChurchKey (1337 14th St. NW) Dec. 10. Beginning at 4 p.m., the local restaurant and bar will offer 50 holiday brews from around the world at this special benefit event for...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on 1st Look: Get Ready for a Sugar High]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:39:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/205*120/alisugarrushthumb.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Tommy McFly Talks Burgers at Quench]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:05:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mcflyquenchburgerpkg_722x406_11046979654.jpg
94.7 Fresh FM's Tommy McFly chats with the chef at Rockville's Quench to get their take on the burger.]]>
<![CDATA[H &pizza's Modern Take on Mom & Pop Shop]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:08:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handpizzapkg_722x406_11049027685.jpg
H &pizza Co-Founder Steve Salis talks about his H Street pizza shop that he says combines casual and fine dining at an affordable price.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Sweets]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/76f15b83a37e4370b44d759b3af0bd8e.jpg
Liz Crenshaw and Chef Peter Brett make sweet treats for the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[French Tradition, H Street Attitude]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:25:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/194*120/cms499.jpg
Veteran Restauranteur Marie Ziar and Executive Chef Thierry Sanchez bring their culinary experience to H Street, catering to a new clientele while sticking to their French roots.

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[An H Street Twist to French Cuisine]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:59:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/11-27-+drink.JPG
As H Street's food scene continues to expand, restauranteur Marie Ziar and Chef Thierry Sanchez look to add a French touch to the neighborhood. With backgrounds in fine dining, the pair aim for a...

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[Quick Bites: Fall Dining Guide Extra]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:23:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6961661_WEBQuickBites_722x406_10804803932.jpg
Forty restaurants made Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema's Fall Dining Guide, but several excellent restaurants had to be left off the list.]]>
<![CDATA[Seared Scallops from Praline]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:24:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/pralinebistro.JPG
Two former White House chefs open Praline Bistro and Bakery in Bethesda.]]>
<![CDATA[Chocolate creations from Former White House Chef]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:24:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/pralinechocolate.JPG
Two former White House Chefs open Praline Bistro and Bakery in Bethesda.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Blends a Boozy Smoothie at Cocktail Bodega]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:09:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/COCKTAILBODEGA1STLOOK.jpg
Love drinking, but hate the hangovers? Just head for the Lower East Side and grab yourself a boozy smoothie from Cocktail Bodega. Ali grabs a blender to see just how to make a cocktail that's actually...]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Tips From DC's Top Chefs]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:19:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/184*120/TWO-chefs-peter-kirch6.jpg
Some of D.C.'s top chefs share recipe suggestions and tips to get you through the big day.]]>
<![CDATA[Recess Tapas Lounge]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:39:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DanellaSealockRecess1_722x406_9206851686.jpg
Executive Chef Will Vivas prepares some of the hottest dishes from Recess Tapas Lounge with Danella Sealock.]]>
<![CDATA[Money Well-Spent: Masa 14's Bottomless Brunch]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 19:07:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sery.jpg
Combining traditional brunch items with a Latin-infused flavor, Masa 14's brunch offers a plentiful array of dishes and alcoholic beverages.

Photo Credit: Sery Kim]]>
<![CDATA[RIS Serves Up a 'Salute Our Veterans' Menu]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:32:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trout2.jpg
RIS is donating 20 percent of each "Salute to Our Veterans" meal purchased throughout November. The selection is limited, but filling, and there's not much time left, so get going!

Photo Credit: Sery Kim]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: El Toro Blanco]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:46:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/el+toro+blanco+main.jpg
Chef Josh Capon and owner/partner John McDonald bring you El Toro Blanco, a guacamole bar you'll... yes, we repeat, guacamole bar... want to get a taste of.]]>
<![CDATA[Try This at Home: Spicy Portobello Tacos]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:44:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tacobamba1119.jpg
Victor Albisu -- formerly of BLT Steak -- is prepping to open Taco Bamba in Falls Church. In the meantime, you can catch a preview pop-up at Black Jack (1612 14th St. NW) Monday nights.]]>
<![CDATA[Boundary Road Chef on H Street's Culinary Rise]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:00:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*126/scanning1.jpg
Boundary Road Chef Brad Walker discusses what diners should expect from the seasonal menu as winter kicks in.

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[Culinary Creations at H Street's Boundary Road]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:27:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/rissotto.jpg
Brad Walker & Karlos Leopold opened Boundary Road in February, helping to bring fine dining back to H Street.

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[Ali gets a Taste of Italy at Rosemary's]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:03:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ROSEMARYS+1STLOOK.jpg
Ali Fedotowsky gets into the kitchen to discover the secret of what some are calling the "best pasta in NYC" at Rosemary's! Rosemary's Trattoria & Enoteca 18 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY /...]]>
<![CDATA[Quick Bites: Menomale]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:14:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Menomale+Pizza+Oven.jpg
Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema checks out Menomale, a new pizzeria in D.C.'s Brookland neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Romney Burgers Vs. Obama Burgers]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:22:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6808715_11amromneyobamaburgers1_722x406_6675523928.jpg
Chef John Matheson of BLT Steak shares his recipes for Obama, Romney, Biden and Ryan burgers.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Some Southern Cultcha' at Bayou Bakery]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:15:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Bayou+Bakery+2.jpg
New Orleans is known for its diverse food options, but why should they be the only ones to enjoy all that southern flavor? At Bayou Bakery, chef David Guas is bringing his jazzy menu to Arlington,]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Crary Cooks in Ali's Kitchen for Kitchit]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:39:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/KITCHIT.jpg
Want to throw a great dinner party, but don't want to bother with all that cooking? Just give Kitchit a call, and they'll send a "Top Chef" to your doorstep! See what happens when fan favorite...]]>
<![CDATA[Gourmet Breakfast Moves Close to Home at Break of Dawn]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:36:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BREAKOFDAWN.jpg
One inspiring chef in Orange County, California is breaking with the traditional breakfast in favor of flavor. Break of Dawn 24351 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA / 949- 587-9418]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Visits Chicago's One Stop Shop for Home Cookin']]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:33:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PUBLICANQUALITYMEATS.jpg
Ali Fedotowsky shops, prepares, and dines on some home cookin', all in one place, Chicago's Publican Quality Meats. Publican Quality Meats 825 West Fulton Market Chicago, IL / 312-445-8977]]>
<![CDATA[Comfort Cooking Comes to Williamsburg]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:30:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PIESNTHIGHS.jpg
Sporting the best doughnuts in NYC, this Williamsburg eatery is bringing Brooklynites a taste of home with their unique blend of the savory and the sweet. See if Ali can whip up some quality biscuits!...]]>
<![CDATA[State Dept. Enlists Chefs for Diplomatic Endeavours]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:19:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/generic-chef-cooking-722.jpg
News4's Melissa Mollet introduces the inaugural class of the American Chef Core.

Photo Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Decision 2012: Ragin' Cajun vs. Sharp & Sassy]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:09:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/3406692755_bf5d9e9752_b.jpg
Chef Spike Mendelsohn talks about The Great Burger Debate at his Capitol Hill spot Good Stuff Eatery.

Photo Credit: Good Stuff Eatery]]>
<![CDATA[3 Stars Brewing Local Beers & Social Responsibility]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:55:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/3starsbrewingcompany_722x406_5593155807.jpg
Dave Coleman introduces D.C.'s newest brewery, 3 Stars Brewing Company.]]>
<![CDATA[A Bar DC: Serving Up Frozen Shooters]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:56:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/abarcryodots_722x406_5588547983.jpg
A Bar Beverage Manager Brennan Adams introduces a drink that might closely resemble one of your favorite childhood treats.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Get a Taste of Homestyle Cooking with 1st Look]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/1stlookcookingthumb.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky and tune in to "1st Look" Saturdays after "Saturday Night Live."]]>