Deep Fried Diaries

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

Wiedmaier opens Mussel Bar & Grille in Arlington, VA

You would think chef Robert Wiedmaier was opening a chain of gyms in the region with the number of folks flocking to his establishments to get their plumped up mussels … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: St. Patty’s Day Exposé

Top o’ the morning! We’re getting dangerously close to my favorite Irish holiday. (Is there more than one?) With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner (Sunday, March 17), I … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: 12-12-12 National Cocoa Day—Toys 4 Treats

At the end of October, a number of cities along the East coast were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Needless to say it stuck a chord with me, given the impact … Continue reading

December 6, 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

Reveling Atlantic City

Last weekend, I took a fabulous trip to Revel Resort & Casino in Atlantic City. With all these blog posts about weekend getaways, I might seem like the ultimate jet-setter… … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

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