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Jordan Wright

Jordan Wright is a longtime foodie. The Food Editor of Local Kicks, she has been a private chef for eight years and is the granddaughter of Redskins football team founder and 37-year owner George Preston Marshall. A moment with Jordan would leave a dyed-in-the-wool fan reeling and begging for tales of reminiscence about the “Hogs.”

Articles By Jordan Wright

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Dining Harajuku-Style at a Private Supper Club
Jun 02,2010

At long last after two and a half months of anticipation, several blizzards and a flurry of back and forth emails, I was armed with the event’s protocol. It consisted of guest photo op restrictions and apparel parameters from the hosts of a local super-secret dining club. Five couples had agreed to let me cover one of their monthly themed dinners. The Hosts: Anonymous members of a private supper club.

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NIBBLES AND SIPS/Healthy Snacks, a Mess of Mudbugs and a Social Safeway
May 26,2010

Under the guise of calling power bars and lemonade food reporting, I’ll relate last week’s triumph at Alexandria’s Del Ray Artisans Gallery’s gardens, which I have been curating with a small but dedicated group of gallery members for the past ten years or so. The single-story clapboard gallery charted its renaissance

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WHISK AND QUILL/Anthony Bourdain's Restless and Curious Mind
May 20,2010

As the host of Travel Channel’s “No Reservations”, Anthony Bourdain is the consummate dinner guest. An endearing enfant terrible, with a peripatetic wanderlust to rival Darwin and a puckish swagger that would make Bluebeard seem as docile as a clam, he slurps and sups the world’s melting pot in dogged pursuit of ethno-gastronomic delicacies.


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WHISK AND QUILL/Healthy Snacks Fuel Local Garden Volunteers
May 18,2010

Under the guise of calling power bars and lemonade food reporting, I’ll relate last week’s triumph at Alexandria’s Del Ray Artisans Gallery’s gardens, which I have been curating with a small but dedicated group of gallery members for the past 10 years. The single-story clapboard gallery began its renaissance on a dirt-and-trash-strewn

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WHISK AND QUILL / A Mushroom Hunting Club, in Hot Pursuit of Delightful, Dangerous Fungi
May 12,2010

The season for morels is upon us, and the only way in God’s creation I was going to collect and eat a wild mushroom was to go into the woods accompanied by an expert mycologist. The great Morel, that delightful, delicious tasting mushroom, is a joy to find. Anything else was a deal-breaker.

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The Jockey Club: The Old Guard, Redefined
May 04,2010

When I heard they had revamped The Jockey Club, Washington’s bastion of the Old Guard and sanctuary for the well-heeled, my heart sank. The power dining spot in its heyday, it was a place where gentlemen’s chauffeurs awaited; purposeful young men, hoping to impress, brought their dates; and fashionable


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WHISK & QUILL/ Amory Tacos: Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Home
May 04,2010

Deborah Schneider was smitten the first time she ever sunk her teeth into a taco. “Wow! I thought it was the best thing I ever had in my life.“ For a Canadian growing up on “ham steaks with pineapple, it was a revelation and a call to arms. In “Amor y Tacos,” her third and latest book on Mexican cuisine (her 2009 “Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho de la Puerta”

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A Guy Named Joe, Banking on the Millionaire's Burger
Apr 28,2010

The Burger Wars rage on. While McDonald's practically cornered the market on the fast, cheap burger long ago, Joe's Amazing Burgers is going squarely after the millionaire's set with a café-style spot in McLean, which serves up killer burgers with local dry-aged all natural Angus beef, turkey, bison, lamb and Berkshire pork. And the toppings are just crazy.



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