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Across the Cutting Board with Ris: Oatmeal

The history of oatmeal is a modest and uneventful affair. But like a man whose steady greatness slowly reveals itself in his maturity, oatmeal emerges as a sort of existential hero: hearty, decent and strong.

Virginia Spirits: Distilleries, Ciders and Wines for Winter

Unlike many regions around the world, the East Coast offer us the opportunity to grow with the very drinks we sip. And, in Virginia, there is no better combination of beautiful countryside, dynamic beverage offerings and knowledgeable professionals to make a distillery or vineyard visit an unforgettable winter getaway. Or you could always just pick up a bottle of the good stuff at your local wine shop.

The Perfect Season for Visual Arts

The winter months often bring us rich and subtle experiences, opening the doors to work that might not have the opportunity to shine during the busy season. Here are some great exhibitions on the very near horizon.

DC Restaurant Week: January 9 - 15

Just in time for the post-holiday lull, every Washingtonian’s favorite epicurean festival starts tonight! DC Restaurant Week opens the doors to more than 200 of the District’s finest eateries, as they offer prefix, 3-course lunches for $20 and 3-course dinners for $35 for the week, on top of their usual a la carte menu.

Georgetown Gallery Wrap

Georgetown’s gallery scene is a lot like the neighborhood itself: contemporary but historic, friendly and intelligent, beautiful and resonant ...

Where to Ski around D.C.

Throughout the post-holiday lull of January and February, as we try not to let our winter weight-gain springboard from the ...

Georgetown: Every Detail of Holiday Retail

When it comes to a body of style, nothing beats Georgetown’s retail district. From clothing and apparel, to jewelry ...

Across the Cutting Board: Dear Ris...

As a holiday gift to our readers, chef and restaurateur Ris Lacoste wanted to answer your culinary queries. Thanks to ...

Wine Away the Winter In Charlottesville

While new wineries continue to pop up across the East Coast from New York to North Carolina, there is no ...

Literary Amnesty

Starting today, Monday Dec. 5 and continuing through Feb. 5, 2012, D.C. Public Library cardholders are being granted a pardon for all offenses regarding overdue, lost and damaged library material.

'Amazing!' Mel Bochner in the Tower

An art professor once gave me a great piece of advice: “Whenever you look at a work of art,” he ...

Across the Cutting Board: Calling all Foodies!

As a Christmas present from Across the Cutting Board, chef Ris Lacoste wants to answer all your culinary questions. Do you have any inquiries on cooking techniques, recipes, cookbook recommendations, or epicurean gift ideas? We want to hear!

“A Song for the Horse Nation”

In the pictorial lexicon of American history, there is perhaps no image more potent and quixotic than the archetype of ...

Across the Cutting Board

My grandparents taught me never to waste food. Raised in the Great Depression and ushered into adulthood through World War II, food shortages and rationings were ingrained somewhere deep within them. As food became more plentiful, their habits of conservation never changed, and by the time I was a pitter-pattering little nuisance, what I most looked forward to when visiting them was the fridge full of leftovers...

Reminder: D.C. is Raking Up its Leaves

The Department of Public Works (DPW) began leaf collection last week, Nov. 7, and will continue through Jan. 14. They will be employing vacuum trucks to collect the bulk of the leaves, which are then composted—a much more friendly environmental alternative to having them dragged to the dump.

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