Deep Fried Diaries

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

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

Food for Thought: Detox & Retox

A Cocktail with a Leafy Twist The cold-pressed juice craze has now officially “spilled over” into the realms of fanciful cocktails thanks to the innovative libation at Chef Robert Wiedmaier’s … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

White After Memorial Day

Sips in whiter shades of pale are in vogue for summer starting Memorial Day Weekend While some cannot consider donning white before Memorial Day without hearing their mother’s fashion rules, … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Marcel’s Year of Style and Taste

2015 Marks a New era with a 3.5-Star Rave from Washington Post’s Revered Food Critic of Robert Wiedmaier’s Flagship “Dinner at Marcel’s suggests luxury dining isn’t going to fade to black … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

It’s Carnival Time!

DC-area restaurants kick off a season of revelry with festive fare & spirits Mardi Gras season is in full swing and once again, Louisiana-inspired restaurants Acadiana and Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery will … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day – Purity of Love in White Desserts

The sweetest part of Valentine’s Day is the luscious ending that comes at the close of a cozy dinner or creative gift – a blissfully-delicious dessert. And on this hallmark … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day desserts around DC

Aside from the “true love” and “kisses,” the sweetest part of Valentine’s Day is definitely the blissfully delicious desserts. That’s why we decided to do a little V-day roundup of … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 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

SIMONE SEZ: Hope for the Future of Food Writing

Continued from Part 1, Food writing for dummies Thoughts on the present, from a brilliant culinary mind: There used to be more meaningful, purposeful writing attached to recipes, where the … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 1 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: 2012 Election — Let your Stomach Decide

Ahh, election day! There’s a familiar buzz around Washington, DC, and it’s gotten everyone in that election-day hype. Lucky for us, the entertainment value should be there as well. Looks … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Apples to Apples

Apples are great, aren’t they? I mean, with daily consumption, they keep the doctor away, and you probably have one of your own that doesn’t fall far from the tree. … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

New Orleans Jazz in DC’s Backyard

New Orleans has clearly been on my mind lately, but I’m shifting my focus to a more positive note. A musical note. There’s something about the vibrancy of the New … Continue reading

September 4, 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

Tomato Roundup

There’s something incomparably refreshing about a tomato. Biting into that firm, spongy flesh. Tasting its earthy sweetness. Juicy, pink liquid dripping down your chin. Am I getting too graphic? At … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments
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