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New startup aims to reduce local food waste

In the U.S., an estimated 70 billion pounds of edible food goes to waste each year. A local snack company is hoping to change those statistics.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 07:35am EDT

Tags: food, Startup, Rachel Nania, Elizabeth Bennett, Fruitcycle

More hummus among us: Sabra opens pop-up restaurant

A famous food brand opened a four-week pop-up restaurant, but food isn't the only thing on the menu. What it hopes to accomplish.

Thursday - 10/02/2014, 12:37pm EDT

Tags: Mary Beth Albright, Rachel Nania, hummus, Hummus House, Sabra, Georgetown

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An inside look at Georgetown's new piano bar

A new bar in Georgetown is attracting everyone from college students to retirees. What's keeping everyone coming back? The keys are the key.

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 11:55am EDT

Tags: Georgetown Piano Bar, bar, restaurants, Georgetown, Rachel Nania, Hunter Lang

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The rise of the mom-and-pop shop

Goodbye big, national brands. There's a new mainstream retail market that's popping up in D.C. and across the nation. Why and how small business is succeeding.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 09:22am EDT

Tags: mom-and-pop shops, retail, restaurants, local, Rachel Nania

Typecase Industries creates new designs with historic machinery

Three D.C. artists are turning out some of the city's most unique designs using refurbished letterpress machines that once printed the nation's newspapers.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Tags: Typecase Industries, Rachel Nania, letterpress, D.C., design, printing

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True Food Kitchen focuses on health but succeeds with taste

A new restaurant, backed by a famous doctor, focuses its menu on healthy, anti-inflammatory foods. And the food's taste keeps bringing diners back.

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: True Food Kitchen, Fairfax, Mosaic District, Rachel Nania, food, restaurant, Dr. Andrew Weil, anti-inflammatory diet, kale recipe

Role of a food taster outside the White House

Food tasters have worked in Medieval courts, royal palaces and presidential estates. But what's a food taster's role in modern society?

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:44am EDT

Tags: food taster, food, Rachel Nania, White House

Seasonal sipping: Fresh cocktails, perfect for fall

Apple, cranberry, maple and other flavors of fall serve a purpose beyond being baked into pies, whipped into sides and simmered in sauces -- they're great in cocktails too.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:23am EDT

Tags: Kayleigh Kulp, Booze for Babes, Rachel Nania, fall, cocktails

Tastes like chicken? Meat-alternative products compete with the real deal

More people are choosing to reduce the amount of meat they eat -- sometimes by just one meal a week -- and companies are turning out some tasty contenders.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:48am EDT

Tags: DC Veg Fest, vegetarian, Rachel Nania, meat, meat alternative

New food series swaps celebrity competitions for real people

TV's latest food show doesn't feature dueling celebrity chefs, cupcake competitions and timed runs through a grocery store. The PBS series "Food Forward TV" is a food show about people.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 07:55am EDT

Tags: PBS, Food Forward, food, Rachel Nania

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