Washington DC embraces its Foodie Side

Markets, Shops, Travel

I’m in Washington, DC for an impromptu visit with my parents and the chance to meet my divine little nephew, Gabriel over the Fourth of July long weekend.  What a relief to escape the low grey sky of London and revel in temperatures above 70 degrees and bright skies. And while I’ve never considered DC…

Country House Montali – Veggies Anyone?

Recipe, Restaurants, Travel, Vegetarian

I flirt with vegetarianism from time to time. It’s healthy and environmentally friendly and helps assuage my occasional guilt when I think about eating animals. However, as a chef it’s nearly impossible to go meat-free, even though I do manage at least a couple of veggie only days every week. I’ve discovered all sorts of…