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Jordan Wright

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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WHISK AND QUILL/Where to find Earthenware Tagine to Whip up that authentic Morroccan Stew
Apr 28,2010

For the past 40 years it's been a culinary resource without par. It's a tiny Provencal green and pink townhouse in Old Town Alexandria tailor-made for those professional cooks or weekend iron chefs who prefer to whip up a soufflé using a French copper bowl, or create artisanal chocolates with edible gold leaf or a color riot of pretty dye-free sugar sprinkles.

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AT THE THEATRE/The Son of a Stand-Up Comedian Returns to MetroStage
Apr 21,2010

Paul Scott Goodman’s edgy solo show opened at MetroStage on Monday. Set in 1980’s Manhattan counter-culture, it is a time capsule itinerary of a hip rocker’s life…a soul-baring, self-analytical musical voyage with the Scottish-born Goodman at the helm.

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WHISK & QUILL/New York’s Bond 45 Sails into National Harbor
Apr 21,2010

Blend New York City’s once-great Luchow’s, the century-old Peter Luger steakhouse, the historic Mama Leone’s, and the recently shuttered Gage and Tollner’s seafood emporium into one perfect authentic Italian steakhouse and seafood restaurant and what do you get? Bond 45, an instant classic, recently opening


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Local Brothers Kick It with Maurice Hines in 'Sophisticated Ladies'
Apr 13,2010

The Manzari Brothers are a couple of cool dudes. So low key and under-the-radar that during a master class at the Duke Ellington School the great dancer and choreographer, Maurice Hines himself, didn’t intuit they were from the same family. It wasn’t until he singled them out from

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WEEKEND ESCAPES/Checking out Richmond's Cool New Vibe
Mar 31,2010

Brunch at Richmond's Jefferson Hotel in its magnificent columned Rotunda, where ceilings soar to 70 feet, is an over-the-top event. Guests come from miles around to enjoy the finest gourmet Southern cuisine and this spring I wrote glowingly about my experience. Recently I returned to The Jefferson eager to revisit this splendid property, replete with Tiffany glass ceilings and sweeping

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Celebrated Chef Michael Harr Takes the Helm of Gaylord National's Restaurants
Mar 29,2010

Chef Michael Harr’s return to the DC area has landed him at the Gaylord National’s Resort and Convention Center to helm both the Old Hickory Steakhouse and Moon Bay Coastal Cuisine. Thrilled to have a chef with such star quality, the hotel takes a decidedly different turn in offering diners a more innovative and chef-driven dining opportunity.


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In Step with Actor Ted Deasy, of Hitchcock's 39 Steps
Mar 24,2010

Ted Deasy, who currently stars in the Alfred Hitchcock-inspired THE 39 STEPS, graciously sat down with me last week. The play is a two-time Tony and Drama Desk award-winning play that runs at The Warner Theatre until March 28. It is scheduled to open Off-Broadway later this month, and also continues to play

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MetroStage Brings to Life Mahalia, a Gospel Musical
Feb 19,2010

On the North End of Old Town Alexandria MetroStage is a small but prestigious theatre of such import that it has been recognized for its performers and innovative new musicals by the Helen Hayes Awards on numerous occasions. Last week I was privileged to witness a spectacular reprise of Mahalia



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