Sfoglina, 4445 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC
It’s a mild Wednesday evening between Christmas and New Year’s, the time of year when half of Washington seems to be away. But at Sfoglina — Fabio and Maria Trabocchi’s brand new pasta house in Van Ness — the house is full and the hostess stand is buzzing with patrons waiting for their ...READ MORE »
My name is Rick and I’m a foodie.
I suppose it was inevitable. My very first memory is the smell of bacon. I was three years old and sleeping in my attic bedroom when I was gently roused by that unmistakable smoky scent and said to myself — decades before Homer Simpson — “mmm…bacon.” That’s the whole memory. I can’t tell you ...READ MORE »
It’s that time of year again when everyone is posting their “Best of 2016” lists. Although this year it doesn’t seem like anyone’s heart is really in it. Maybe finding anything positive to say about 2016 feels a bit obtuse. I understand the sentiment but couldn’t disagree more. Now more than ever, I think we need to remind ourselves what’s ...READ MORE »