Posts Tagged ‘Washington DC’

Critical Distance: The New Rules For Restaurant Reviews—There Are No Rules

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

This story by Chris Shott (www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/youngandhungry/2011/07/27/critical-distance-the-new-rules-for-restaurant-reviews-there-are-no-rules) appeared on www.washingtoncitypaper.com and is a thoughtful piece by about reviewing restaurants.

Akin to our story which ran a few months back (insidefandb.com/2011/04/to-judge-or-not-to-judge-2/), the question still remains, when is it fair to review a restaurant? And what are restaurateurs, chefs, and publicists doing to change the landscape and the entire equation in this age of “new” media?

Bottom line folks, there’s no whining in baseball! Let’s work together.

CHERRY BLOSSOMS ARE FLEETING

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

CHERRY LIQUEUR INSPIRED DRINKS ARE FOR FOREVER
By Francine Cohen All Photos Courtesy Of Cherry Heering


As spring quickly melds into summer INSIDE F&B felt the urge to pay one last homage to that beautiful, refreshing and cheery, yet fleeting, season that carries us from the brown, bitter and stirred drinks of deepest, darkest winter to those with hues to match our brighter days and moods.

Particularly embodying the brightness of spring is the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC (www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org). It’s that time of year when our nation’s stately capital is awash with pink blooms, and food and drink inspiration abounds as the farmers’ market stalls are finally piled with ramps and asparagus.

Who best to explore DC during this season, and help celebrate the festival by introducing bar patrons to the florally inspired liquid joys of the season, than a handful of the nation’s best bartenders toting Heering Cherry Liqueur (www.heering.com) in their bar kits?

In the group were famed Seattle mixo

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