Taste Trekkers

BitchesWhoBrunch1 In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Becca Clara Love of Bitches Who Brunch offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Lavagnain Washington, DC, where Chef Alex Ripley serves up locally sourced Italian dishes like bruschetta, ravioli riccota and tiramisu. We talk about the secret to Ethiopian food, chili cheese fries, and where to find bottomless mimosas for Sunday brunch.

Becca recommends:

  • The Charcuterie
  • The Bruschetta
  • The Ravioli Riccota
  • The Chesapeake Rockfish
  • The Tiramisu

Washington, D.C. Dining Districts to Explore:

  • U Street & 14th
  • H Street Northeast
  • Chinatown/Penn Quarter

Washington, D.C. Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What famous D.C. restaurant is known for it’s chili cheese fries?
  • A: Ben's Chili Bowl.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Becca_Clara_Love_-_Washington_DC_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Kristin Sheppard Subscribe or leave a review in iTunes. In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Kristin Sheppard of the Mad Betty blog offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Ramen Tatsu-yain Austin, where Chef Tatsu Aikawa serves up Japanese dishes like Tokotsu Original Ramen. We talk about Texas barbecue, the difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican, and how beets and brussel sprouts are having a moment.

Kristin recommends:

  • Gyoza Potstickers
  • Tokotsu Original Ramen
  • Mochi

Austin Dining Districts to Explore:

  • South Austin
  • North Austin

Austin Food Events:

Food for Thought:

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Kristin_Sheppard_-_Austin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Michael Sweeney

In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Michael Sweeney of STL Hops and the Stewed STL Podcast offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Dressel's Public House in St. Louis, where Chef Michael Miller serves up Gastropub dishes like Porchetta “Louie.” We talk about the local craft beer scene, the unusual texture of Provel cheese, and the "Poochie" of The Food Network.

Michael recommends:

  • Poutine
  • Porchetta “Louie”
  • A Cask Beer
  • A whiskey or bourbon

Saint Louis Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Clayton
  • Central West End
  • Grand Blvd

Saint Louis Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What St. Louis delicacy consists of an egg foo young patty served with dill pickle slices, white onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato between two slices of white bread?
  • A: St. Paul's Sandwich

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Michael_Sweeney_-_St_Louis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

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