By Nicole Bayne
Join chefs Bertrand Chemel from 2941 Restaurant and Lior Lev Sercarz, owner of La Boîte Biscuits & Spices, as they co-host the 2nd Annual Eight-Course Spice Dinner at 2941 on Sunday, October 26 from 5– 8p.m.
Launching today, Kitchensurfing lets customers hire local chefs to cook for them in their kitchen—and clean up. Area chefs include: Marysabel Taboada of McLean, a private chef in the residence of the French ambassador, classically French trained Nahum Jeannot of Falls Church, the southern chef Kimble Guzewich of Arlington, and Sona Creamery chef Frank Paris of Leesburg.
Foie Gras is still banned in California. L.A.’s Hot’s Restaurant Group challenged the ban based on interference of interstate commerce, but the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the argument yesterday. [LA]
The new app Pay with OpenTable is here ridding the world of the infamous “I’m ready for my check” hassle, and also cuts the end-of-meal uncertainty out of serving. [Washingtonian]
Virginia: Food Region of 2014. From the coast, to bakeries, to vineyards and craft beer breweries, it’s amazing this state hasn’t been given more recognition for it’s culinary endeavors. [Esquire]