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Archive for August 15th, 2010

Sex and the Single Strawberry — Part II

In Part I, an American fruit, the Virginian strawberry, arrives in Europe, while the Continent’s nobility embraces their own strawberry. In this second part, the story is continued. The rich feasted on strawberries and cream. England’s Cardinal Wolsey, who first tried the dessert after a banquet of porpoise, popularized the treat. “Raw crayme undecocted, eaten […]

Kushi’s Sushi = Kushi Izakaya & Sushi

If you are plugged into DC’s dining scene, you’ve heard of Kushi Izakaya & Sushi over in the Mt. Vernon Square neighborhood. You may have even eaten its superlative sushi. But if this is one dining experience you’ve missed, take note: make a reservation for dinner — especially on weekends. Crowds line up at the […]