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

SIMONE SEZ: Military Spouses Support Hillary Clinton

Please contact if interested in interviewing the strong women included in the video To View the Video Click the Image Below [Washington DC] – A diverse group of military spouses joins … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

SIMONE SEZ: Steve McHugh Earns Much Deserved Honors

  Witnessing hard work pay off can be just as rewarding as personally being on the receiving end of the reward. That’s why I did not want to waste another … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Food for Thought: King’s Day Facts to Feast On

King’s Day Facts to Feast On From Virginia to Louisiana, how January 6 lends itself to celebration and history  Unbeknownst to many, today – January 6 is one of the most historically-rich days in the calendar year, marking the Epiphany, King’s Day, notable marriages, the official beginning … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Hospitality Shares Simoneink’s 2015 Predictions

IN THE NEWS! Simoneink is honored to share that Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, the most trusted source of news for the foodservice industry, tapped into our expertise by sharing our annual culinary food predictions … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Foodie Forecasting for the New Year

Foodie Forecasting for the New Year Simoneink chefs and beverage experts weigh in on the next big culinary trends for 2015 Is goat the new pork? Simoneink asked its culinary … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chef to Chef

One of the great successes of the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is the way it brings chefs together who aren’t conventionally ‘Southern.’ Chefs from all over the region, from … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mardi Gras hits the Today Show — Don’t miss two chef segments!

Mark you calendars. Mardi Gras is coming to the Today Show in a big way. Within a few weeks time, two of our Naw’leans-bred chefs are going to be sharing … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Medal-worthy cocktails: Let the games begin!

So the Winter Olympics are about to kick off in Sochi, and it appears as if you’re not going to make it in time for opening ceremonies (bummer!). We’d all … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Literary libations at Quill

In case the memo got lost in the hustle-and-bustle of the new year, we’re here to remind you of the literary brilliance that kicked off this month at Quill—a bar … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy King’s Day (the real New Year party)

Well Happy New Year everybody! Last week millions of people counted down the final hours, minutes and seconds of 2013 to ring in the much-anticipated 2014. A new year marks … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

David Guas named Arlington Magazine’s ‘Best Chef’

We’re pretty proud of this guy! Congrats to Bayou Bakery’s Chef David Guas on being named Arlington Magazine’s Best Chef!

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas is coming: Got fish?

In many parts of Italy, and among Italian-Americans, there is something very fishy about Christmas Eve dinner:  the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes is a veritable seafood parade of … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Fork It Up” for the holidays!

The days are gettin’ a little happy and bright here at Simoneink. We’re pleased to announce the new issue of Fork It Up, and just in time for the holiday … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chefs for Equality bakes cakes to raise awareness

After last year’s triumphant win to pass same-sex marriage in the state of Maryland, those who rallied together for change are reuniting to celebrate and generate awareness for the remaining … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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