Thai Basil Fried Rice with Shrimp, Crab & Pineapple

Here’s the dish! Having been home for months now, I am always looking to recreate some of my favorite restaurant dishes. I’ve had some take out during this pandemic, but for the most part, I’ve been back in the kitchen cooking up delicious meals. Fried Rice is one of my favorite dishes to make, because […]

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Dishing on Hattie B’s in L5P

Here’s the dish! When I visit Atlanta for the holidays, I am always eager to try some of the new places around town. One of my friends and I ventured down to Little 5 Points to visit the iconic Outkast mural, and while in the neighborhood, decided to stop by Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. As […]

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Dishing on SPIN in D.C.

Here’s the dish! I am always looking for fun things to do in the city. When making plans with a friend, we both decided to do a fun activity rather than meeting for a regular dinner. I did a bit of research and settled on SPIN DC, a few blocks from the White House. Because […]

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Dishing on Birch & Barley 14th Street

Here’s the dish! Two of my friends invited me to an impromptu brunch at Birch & Barley over President’s Day weekend. I was excited to try something new on 14th Street, so I joined them at Birch & Barley. The space is small and intimate, and the atmosphere is great for a date night. I […]

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Dishing on the Cellar at Duckworth’s in Charlotte

Here’s the dish! I met my mom in Charlotte to celebrate my birthday in October. I had already made plans to meet up with one of my foodie friends from college, and I asked her for restaurant recommendations for my actual birthday dinner with my mother. She offered a few, but mentioned that the Cellar […]

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Dishing on Fin & Fino Charlotte

Here’s the dish! I met up with my mom in Charlotte for my birthday weekend in October. One of my really good friends from college lives there, and I often make plans to grab a bite with her when I’m driving back and forth to Atlanta to visit family. When I told her I’d be […]

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Kat’s 3rd Annual New Year’s Day Dinner

Here’s the dish! I love to entertain, but I don’t do it much because I have small living quarters. For the past few years, I have had friends over on New Year’s Day for a traditional southern meal of Fried Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, Collard Greens, Black Eye Peas, Cornbread, Chocolate Chip Pie, and the […]

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Thanksgiving with the Jenkinses

Here’s the dish! Relocating to another city means sometimes you won’t be home with your family for the holidays. Last year, I went home to Atlanta for Thanksgiving and stayed in D.C. for Christmas. After spending a Christmas away from my family, I knew in the years to come, I’d be home for Christmas (instead […]

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Dishing on Succotash National Harbor

Here’s the dish! Earlier this month, I visited Succotash at the National Harbor (located at 186 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745). I’ve lived in Southeast D.C. for a little over a year, and I’ll admit that I don’t frequent the National Harbor as often as I should. A MeetUp.com group I’m a member of […]

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Dishing on Farmers, Fishers & Bakers Georgetown

Here’s the dish! If you like good food, you’re probably a fan of the farm-to-table concept. After visiting Founding Farmers this summer, I knew I wanted to try the Farmers Restaurant Group’s other concept, Farmers, Fishers & Bakers, on the Georgetown Waterfront (3000 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007). When my DC Metro Church #BrunchBunch […]

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