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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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Taylor Hicks Brings More Hot Rods and High Hair to Grease
Feb 16,2010

GREASE is one of those throwback shows that will always delight baby boomers who define their teen years by hot rods, high school and high hair. Apparently the allure has recently transcended the genre because I was quite surprised to see so many 20 and 30-somethings in the audience singing along with the 50’s tunes at the current performance

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Michael Hoffman's Last Station
Feb 04,2010

Michael Hoffman’s remarkable twice Oscar-nominated film, “The Last Station” is a sweeping love story-within-a-love story of the life of legendary Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.

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NIBBLES AND SIPS/Wine Techno-Speak Cranks up the Message
Feb 03,2010

Holy vintage, Batman! If your wine talks to you, have you had a bit too much to drink? Not if you’ve purchased a bottle with the new wine decoder technology embedded in the bottle itself. Producer Allegrini of Verona, Italy, known for their Valpolicellas using only their estate-grown fruit since 1557,


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WHISK AND QUILL / Nation’s Top Toques Visit The White House
Jan 27,2010

An early morning trip to the White House with a tour by White House Chefs Sam Kass and Cristeta Comerford were just desserts for some of the country’s top toques who flew into DC this weekend for a noble cause. Their goal: To raise money for local charities, Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen.

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WHISK AND QUILL/Kellari Taverna: A Seafood Lover Finds True Madagascarian Love
Jan 26,2010

Thoughts on dining: Is a plate more artful on which rests a lone perfect shrimp or must it be circumnavigated with drizzles and droplets of reduced sauces in contrasting colors? Since we are traversing land and sea to source our foods and convene with our farmers, greengrocers and fishermen,

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Calling all Canine Canoodlers to the Ritz
Jan 26,2010

Here’s a fun way to give back to our less fortunate four-legged friends. The Ninth Annual Sugar and Champagne Affair, whose charming hosts Todd and Ellen Gray of Equinox Restaurant and Salamander Hospitality will be barking up a storm at the Ritz Carlton,


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WHISK AND QUILL/Love, Italian Style, at the Chef’s Table
Jan 20,2010

Chef Enzo Fargione employs a decidedly patrician ethos with his modern Italian cuisine at Teatro Goldoni’s exclusive "chef’s table," conjuring up tantalizing innovations more suitable for Roman Gods than mere mortals. This is a chef who twists, tweaks and molds

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WHISK AND QUILL/Is the Gastropub Dead in America?
Jan 06,2010

Before the trendy nomenclature could sink its British tentacles across the pond and set down its twiny roots in American soil, owners at the two-month-old Againn (pronounced ah-gwen) declared it dead…at least as an artful descriptor for their first foray into the world of concept restaurants.



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