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Dine-N-Dash 2018: José Andrés' Annual Culinary Event Benefits World Central Kitchen

Explore 36 Top DC Restaurants, While Providing Aid to Puerto Rico

On Wednesday, June 6, 36 of DC’s best restaurants will participate in José Andrés’
annual summer culinary event, Dine N' Dash benefiting World Central Kitchen , a nonprofit of chefs creating smart solutions to hunger and poverty across the globe. For one night, guests can leave their wallets at home and enjoy endless food and drink in the dine-worthy Penn Quarter and 14th Street neighborhoods.

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Gail Taylor: Urban Farming Pioneer

Gail Taylor, owner and operator of Three Part Harmony Farm, has paved the way for urban farming in DC.  I caught up with Gail to chat about importance of urban farming and farmers, and the benefits of eating locally and seasonally.

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Dejan Zivanovic: Founder of Yufka BakerY Brings Delicate Serbian Pastry to DC

I caught up with Dejan Zivanovic, founder of DC's Yufka BakerY, and had him show me how he makes these flaky creations, while learning the story behind his craft.  Check out my interview and video with him below!

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Hangry Michelle on The Mustache Mesa Podcast

Hey friends! Want to hear me talk about food over the airwaves? Check out my interview on a brand new podcast, The Mustache Mesa!  You'll hear me talk about my favorite meals of all time, cooking tips for any level of home cook or chef, the story behind Hangry District, and so much more!

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Shane Hughes: The Cow Whisperer

Shane Hughes, founder and owner of Liberty Delight Farms, traded his Wall Street briefcase for a tractor in Maryland and hasn't looked back since. I caught up with him to discuss his passion for sustainable farming and why it's important to know where your food comes from.

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Francesco Amodeo: That's Amaro

Francesco Amodeo, founder of Don Ciccio & Figi, is an Amalfi Coast alchemist bringing century old family liqueur recipes from Italy to DC - and everywhere in between.  I caught up with him and his booming business to feature as our April Hangry Hero!

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Sips & Suppers - A DC Party with Purpose!

Help Fight DC Hanger & Raise Vital Funds for DC Nonprofits

Now that holiday shopping is over, DC based philanthropic partners DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table are thrilled to announce that tickets for the 9th Annual Sips & Suppers fundraising event are now on sale!  Now is the time to buy a gift with a purpose.

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B-Holes: From Phobia to Phenom

Entrepreneur Grant Sarvis Stuffs the Competition with his Homemade, Filled, Bagel Holes

B-Holes Bakery is the brain child of founder/owner Grant Sarvis, who came up with the idea while joking around with his buddy.  I wish all of my jokes turned into a business with a cult-like following!  Check out what Grant's up to in December's Hangry Hero spotlight!

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Holterholm Farms: The Happiest Cows on Earth

Farmer Adam Holter Continues the Family Farm Legacy With 3a.m. Wake-up Calls and A Cold Quart of Milk

Adam Holter and his father, Ron, of Holterholm Farms are tilling the path to success with their farming practices in Maryland. I had the privilege of spending the day on the farm with Ron, Adam and his wife Kristin, to learn about a typical day on the farm and to milk my first cow, of course!

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Matt Carr: Little Red Fox Owner & Breakfast Burrito Champion

Hangry Hero Spotlight: Matt Carr

The young chef/owner of the Little Red Fox shares why great cooking isn't just reserved for white tablecloth settings and how is the reigning champion of breakfast burrito devouring.

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Hangry District At Future Harvest CASA Conference!

Transform Those Winter CSA Shares!

I'm excited to announce that Hangry District (aka me, Michelle) will be leading a Pre-Conference workshop at Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture's 17th Annual Conference!  You can hang with me and learn how to Transform Your Winter CSA Share on January 14 during the morning session of the In the Kitchen Pre-Conference track. Keep reading to find out what I'll be cooking up!

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Hangry Michelle on Diners Drive-Ins & Dives!!

Take a Trip to Flavortown 

Hey Hangry Hombres, guess what?!? I'm going to be on an episode of Diners Drive-Ins and Dives with the one and only Guy Fieri on Friday, December 18 @ 10pm EST!  Guy brought his killer flannel and frosted tips to Toki Underground and chatted with Hangry District about dumplings, ramen and his hatred for eggs. I hope you tune in!

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William Morrow: Ask Your Grocer Where Those Apples Come From!

Hangry Hero Spotlight:  William Morrow

Whitmore Farm owner, William Morrow, on his life as a DC area farmer and his favorite animal Harriet the sheep, who speaks to him.

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