Deep Fried Diaries

The insider's scoop on food, travel & southern culture

DC chefs & mixologists get “Fit for Hope” with American Cancer Society

Anthony Acinapura, chef de cuisine of Brasserie Beck, wants us to get  “Fit for Hope” and help finish the fight against cancer. For the past 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: Cheers to Cherry Blossoms

Spring has sprung. Well… kind of. With the official turn of the season last week, I was expecting the sprouting of spring flowers and a flittering of little animals emerging … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: Inaugural Sips & Eats

Today is the day! President Barack Obama has once again taken the oath of office, marking the start of his second term as president. The inaugural festivities have, for the … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: Inaugural Blast from the Past

Yet again, another inauguration is here. There’s a unique energy about this place as outsiders join the ranks of Washingtonians, here to witness the historical event. I came across a … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: 4-1-1 on Holiday Cocktails

TGIF Washingtonians! You’ve successfully arrived at another Friday afternoon. You may find yourself a little distracted right now, as visions of the weekend dance around in your head. Maybe you’re … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: Seasonal Produce: A Triple Threat

Alright Readers, it’s time for another post on seasonal ingredients. We’ve covered tomatoes at the peak of summer and apples at the turn of fall. Now I don’t want to … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oktoberfest (celebrating remotely)

Too bad we’re not a little closer to Munich, huh? We could be smack dab in the middle of the 179th Annual Oktoberfest, drinking ourselves into one of those famous … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sir Wiedmaier + DC Beer Week

Chef Robert Wiedmaier may be known around Washington, DC, as a successful restaurateur and a Harley hog rider; however, an entirely different reputation may soon be preceding him… At the … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

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