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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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Old Hickory: Gaylord National's Angus-fed Addition
Mar 17,2009

Full disclosure: Steakhouses are not high on my list for fine dining. The truth is I was not overly optimistic about my upcoming evening at Old Hickory Steakhouse. I was expecting the hackneyed décor of a typical hotel steakhouse…clubby dark wood-paneled walls with pool table green felt and faux leather-bound books.

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Now Serving Kangaroo on the Barbie
Mar 11,2009

It’s been less than a year since Steve Gatward opened his butcher shop on Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray. The rough-hewn Gatward took the circuitous route to get to our shores. Born an Englishman he migrated to the land Down Under where he lived for 25 years

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Teatro Goldoni's Drama and Wizardry
Mar 03,2009

If you have a taste for the theatrical then you will marvel at the drama and wizardry at Teatro Goldoni. For there is a force of culinary nature at work here...and it is no illusion. In the glamorous dining room yards of shimmering drapes and painted harlequin panels reminiscent of Arlecchino,


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Virginia Wines hold up to the World's Best at Gold Medal Ceremony
Mar 03,2009

A quick jaunt to Richmond this past weekend to meet our Virginia vintners and witness the Governor’s Gold Medal awards ceremony, delivered more than expected. New wineries medaled along with those who have been winning and garnering attention for years.

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The Jamieson Grille: Surprising yet Familiar
Feb 26,2009

Discovering the Jamieson Grill is like finding an old friend on Facebook…surprising yet comfortably familiar. For those of us who have lived in Alexandria for 20 or more years, as I have, we have watched the promising development of the Eisenhower Avenue corridor.

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Culinary Giant Robert Wiedmaier Brings his Foodheart to Old Town
Feb 17,2009

Sitting down this week at the hammered‐copper bar in the dining room of his gorgeous Vicente Wolf designed new Brabo Restaurant in Old Town, culinary giant Robert Wiedmaier spoke of his love for classic French cooking and some of his earliest food memories.


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The Occidental is an Icon of Washington Dining
Feb 11,2009

Mr. President, your table awaits you… Madame Secretary, welcome back… This hallowed dining place, catty-corner to the appropriately named, Freedom Plaza, and adjacent to the historic Willard Hotel, has hosted presidents and their cabinet members since its’ opening in 1906 and is just a short stroll from the White House.

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Cooking with Valentine's Romance in Mind
Feb 04,2009

To get ready for Valentine’s Day you need go no further than our shops right here in town. At La Cuisine, on Cameron Street, a high-end cookware and gourmet specialty shop that caters to the chef in all of us, they are featuring organic and fair-trade chocolates from Cocoavino. Raspberry and Fig, Blood Orange and Fig,



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