In Cravings We Trust

Living life through my mind, soul, and stomach.

Cardamom Ice Cream is Good for the Soul: Rasika West End

At Rasika West End, I know that I can settle onto the couch or bar stool and feel right at home. And in a busy city like DC, it's a blessing to have a culinary home like Rasika to rely on.


Super Bowl Snacking: Green Chile Steak Nachos

Ah the Super Bowl, one of my favorite snack-attack events of the season! This weekend, my friends and I OD'ed on cheesy everything, from buffalo chicken dip to meat and cheese platters. However, this year's Super Bowl Sunday Snack MVP... Continue Reading →

Weekend Comfort Food: Thai Minced Pork Lettuce Cups

On a Saturday evening in DC, my friends and I crowded around the dining room table, packed our lettuce cups full of spiced minced pork and assorted toppings, and alternated between munching, chatting, and laughing over lettuce cups, messy hands, and a bottle of wine.

So Good, You’ll Stick Your Face In It: Ambar Capitol Hill

During this month's DC Restaurant Week: Winter 2018 edition, my friends and I indulged ourselves in Ambar Capitol Hill's Balkan cuisine experience: $49 for two hours of unlimited food and drinks! Thursday evening's feast was everything we could have hoped... Continue Reading →

Saluting Colonel Bacon: BBQ Exchange

Smoke pits, hush puppies the size of golf balls, and tender pork belly that melts in your mouth? Gordonsville's BBQ Exchange is the home of such meaty and smoky delights.

Baltimore’s Boh’t Load of Food: L.P. Steamers

Earlier this month, my friends and I craved the tastes of summer: raw oysters, steamed Maryland blue crab, and an obnoxious amount of melted butter. After weeks of salivating over seafood, we made the one-hour trek from DC to Baltimore... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Is Good For You: Katherine Anne Confections

Katherine Anne's Mexican Hot Cocoa topped with a giant salted caramel marshmallow = PURE BLISS.

Mental Break to Thailand: Thai Chef and Bangkok 54

Nothing like a mental trip to Thailand to warm up my body and wake up my appetite!

Noodle Soup Life Cycle: Coconut Curry Noodle Soup

Sip, slurp, eat, repeat.

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