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  • Chefs hail first foodies with inauguration salute

    Some of Washington's top chefs came together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family's influence on the culture around food.


  • Chefs hail first foodies with inauguration salute

    Some of Washington's top chefs are coming together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family's influence on the culture around food.


  • GOING GOURMET: Executive chef Richard Cook (above left) and market manager Sergio Rarujo arrange the main display case at BlackSalt in the Palisades, one of many new restaurants that have enlivened the D.C. dining scene. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    D.C.'s culinary stature continues to rise

    Some of the country's best and most famous chefs are eschewing New York and other big U.S. cities to open restaurants in Washington — the result of what some say is a near-perfect setting of a stable economy and deep-pocket patrons eager for first-rate food experiences.


  • Lamb for Greek Easter or Indian dinner

    Ham and lamb are the meats that spring to mind for Easter dinner, whether it is the date observed by Protestants and Roman Catholics according to the Gregorian calendar or the Sunday observed by Orthodox churches and the Julian calendar. Occasionally these two branches of Christianity celebrate Easter on the same day, as will occur April 4, 2010.


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