I knew little of Frederick, Maryland before moving here just a short time ago. Its charm, beauty and inhabitant’s friendly nature were a welcomed surprise to me and my family upon our arrival. I am delighted to now live in such a community.… Read more
There is nothing better than working from your favorite restaurant on a rainy afternoon… a glass of rosé in one hand, shoveling a perfectly cooked Grilled Flank Steak Salad into your mouth with the other. Arugula, goat cheese, thinly sliced apples and radish, topped with a perfectly blended Meyer lemon vinaigrette (not sweet or sour).… Read more
The search for the best burger in the greater Frederick area was hard, but ultimately successful. After a 6 month search, I still find it shocking that even finding a good burger has proven to be a challenge. Sure, there were a couple decent burgers at a few high brow restaurants, but that’s it.… Read more
There’s nothing better than a great Reuben. The problem is, they’re hard to find that are truly properly composed. The American classic is often overstuffed with rubbery cheese, or lacks balance. Many sandwich artists forget ratios are everything! If you live in the DC metro area (Baltimore or Fredrick, MD), it’s worth traveling to the little town of Jefferson, MD to enjoy one of the most delightful Reubens you ever may have.… Read more
Mumbo sauce can be found in many “Chinese chicken wing sub shop” take-out restaurants. The sweet sauce is reminiscent of plum sauce mixed with a pinch of barbecue.
If you have yet to try Mumbo sauce, let your first experience be with a side of fries (don’t get them pre-sauced).… Read more
I think everyone loves vegetable/vegetarian sushi now and again. What’s not to love about an avocado roll?! But for those of us who can’t or don’t eat fish/sea food, there are few items available on a typical sushi menu. Why can’t I get a roll with a little pizzaz?… Read more
Nainai’s Noodle & Dumpling Bar located in Silver Spring MD isn’t fancy, but serves great cheap eats.
Crispy chicken tenders covered in sweet chili sauce wrapped in pillow-like Chinese style bun. Topped with crisp/tart daikon carrot slaw and a drizzle of sriracha mayo.… Read more