District Divas Culture

Bitch at Us: Chef David Deshaies of Central

Chef David Deshaies, executive chef of Central, has spent the better part of his culinary career in America working for famed French chef, Michel Richard. It is no wonder, then, that he is turning out some of the best food in the city at his downtown restaurant.

On recent visits

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Bitch at Us: George Pagonis of Kapnos

Chef George Pagonis of Kapnos is driven by one thing: his family. Raised by two Greek parents who operated a Greek diner in Northern Virginia, he is committed to cooking the kind of food that would make them proud. Beyond this culinary foundation, he was trained by DC master chefs …

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Recap: ABC’s The Taste Season 3 Cocktail Party

What happens when you mix delectable, unique dishes with a nice matchup of competitive, talented chefs? The Bitches were ecstatic to find out how something as such could unfold when we were invited to attend a cocktail party to celebrate the premiere of ABC’s hit culinary reality series, The Taste

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Recap: Masquerade Rosé Dinner

Rosé is a lifestyle. Or, at least it is according to the legions of fans of Whispering Angel, a popular rosé from French vineyard Château D’Esclans.

We Bitches spend our summers on patios and at pool parties drinking rosé, and we simply cannot have enough Whispering Angel on hand …

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Recap: Beaujolais Noveau at Central

There’s little that Bitches love more than a chance to kick the holiday season off early. Like all good Americans, we’re totally accustomed to seeing Christmas décor just after Halloween. Americans love holidays. So much so, we’ve even begun borrowing holidays from other countries because we simply don’t have enough …

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Bitch at Us: Robb Duncan of Dolcezza Gelato

When Robb Duncan met his wife and business partner in Dolcezza, Violeta Edelman, sailing down the Amazon, little did he know that two love stories were unfolding.  As one romance bloomed in South America, another emerged from a sampling of Argentina’s tradition of artisan gelato and a determination to bring …

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Bitch At Us: Mark Bucher of Medium Rare

Mark Bucher, co-owner of Medium Rare, is committed to doing food right. (Along with his partner, Tom Gregg).  So much so that he dedicated Medium Rare’s menu to one dish: the perfect steak frites. We frequent both locations (Cleveland Park and Barracks Row) to savor the perfectly cooked steak, …

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Bitch at Us: Chef Brian Robinson of DGS

DGS has been the answer to the prayers of D.C. residents who bemoan the lack of authentic Jewish deli fare in the area.

The upscale restaurant, located on Connecticut Ave. in Dupont Circle, serves up all your traditional favorites like its delicious Reuben and chicken schnitzel along with some twists …

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Recap: NYCWFF American Harvest Organic Vodka’s Greenmarket Brunch

When we were first invited to attend the American Harvest Organic Vodka’s Greenmarket Brunch, I looked at the calendar in dismay when I realized it fell on the same weekend as the much anticipated Far Hills Horse Race in New Jersey. Despite my reluctance to commit to any Sunday morning …

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Review: CityRow

As well-rounded Bitches, we’re all about balance. We work hard, but play even harder. We won’t hesitate to order another round of mimosas or spring for the pastry basket, but we’ll hit the pavement or a bootcamp class later. Being in New York, we have the luxury of an astonishing …

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