Sign In or Register here


Meet Jordan Wright« Editors

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

Article Thumbnail
WHISK AND QUILL / A Last Nibble and Sip in 2009
Dec 30,2009

I never expected to like Guy Fieri. His edgy, peroxided, spiky-haired style insults my delicate sensibilities. Yet here I was at the recent Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show doubled over, tears pouring down my cheeks and flat out yukking it up with the rest of his die-hard fans.

Article Thumbnail
WHISK AND QUILL/On a Budget? Try fine French Champagne to Ring in the New Year
Dec 23,2009

This New Year’s celebratory festivities may pose a challenge to the connoisseur…to find a good quality champagne on stifled cash flow. While bumps and grinds to the wallet may crush our choices like grapes in a wine press, we seek to secure

Article Thumbnail
Gingerbread Wizardry at the Other White House
Dec 19,2009

“And had I but one penny in the world, thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” So penned Shakespeare in Love’s Labours Lost back in the holly jolly days of the 16th Century. But a pretty penny indeed it would cost him when the heady and alluring cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon


Article Thumbnail
Arena's Striking 12 a Comedic Avenue into the Soul
Dec 16,2009

Groove Lily etched a new groove at Arena Stage last week with their performance of Striking 12. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story of "The Little Match Girl," this rock musical, co-written by band members, Valerie Vigoda, on electric violin, keyboardist Brendan Milburn and playwright, Rachel Sheinkin

Article Thumbnail
Her Travails Long Behind Her, Fergie Steps into the Light
Dec 09,2009

The strikingly disarming Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, familiar to us as "Fergie," stood in a black and red wool suit at the Neiman Marcus at Tyson's Galleria Monday and told the story of Queen Victoria and her great love, Prince Albert. She calls the soon-to-be-released movie, The Young Victoria,

Article Thumbnail
Getting Your Green Grove on
Oct 26,2009

What could be better than getting together for a Fall harvest celebration of eco-friendly food, film and friends to get your green groove on? At the George Washington Masonic Memorial Tuesday night, City Councilman Rob Krupicka teamed up with a few local restaurateurs and the editor


Article Thumbnail
The BBQ Boys Hope to Place Del Ray on America's Food Trail Map Forever
Oct 14,2009

I arrived early on Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray last week. Brett Thompson and Heath Hall, creators and owners of Pork Barrel BBQ, were setting up the tables, pitching the tent and catching up with old friends and supporters in anticipation of the day’s groundbreaking ceremony

Article Thumbnail
Rousing Raw Silk Brings its Indian Curries and Gyrating Bellydancers to Old Town
Sep 09,2009

I have never worked out why Indian restaurants don’t promote their chutneys more. A big gear change last week had me dining at Raw Silk, a new Indian restaurant on King Street in Old Town, which I have mentioned here before, but not with a review of the food.



1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11