Posts tagged Lisa Elbert
Feeding the Festival

Jeremiah Bullfrog, chef and owner of Miami-based gastroPod, never intended to travel to festivals to feed thousands. But after an off-the-cuff conversation with a festival founder and five years of heading up catering for Miami’s Ultra, Bullfrog’s foray into festivals has turned into a staple of his yearly revenue.

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Spice Life

With the launch of Spicewalla, Chef, Restaurateur, and Entrepreneur Meherwan Irani hopes to freshen up and maximize chefs’ spice racks. “There’s no other ingredient on the planet that has the ability to change the flavor of food like spices,” says Irani. “Spices transform the simplest of ingredients into something spectacular.”

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Building Wine Culture in a Beer Town

Remember when Portland was more of a beer town than a wine town? Not anymore!

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Defining Middle Eastern Cocktail Culture in D.C.

A lot of people drink in the Middle East, but cocktail culture as we know it doesn’t exist in the Muslim world. D. C.’s Green Zone Bartender Chris Hassaan is building a repertoire of Middle Eastern drinks.

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This Is (Sturgeon) Spinal Tap

At its sexiest, it’s like unsheathing a sword. At its most mundane, it’s like squeezing the remnants from a tube of toothpaste. And at its most childish, it resembles a “water weasel,” so says Cadence Chef Joey Elenterio. “Remember, like those water balloons with the valve that you’d fill up and spray?”

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The Non-Toxic Cleaning Products You Should Be Using In Your Kitchen

You want a clean house but there are so many cleaning products that are not good for you or the environment. Lisa Elbert provides a list of non-toxic choices, all the while, not compromising the cleanliness factor!

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Inside Namkeen, Denver's Newest Indian Street Food Concept

Through her stall in Zeppelin Station, Reddy is bringing downtown Denver a taste of South India they didn’t even know they needed. “Most places serving Indian food in Denver seem restricted by what they think diners are familiar with,” said Reddy. “We're excited to be bringing something personal to the city with Namkeen, and we're holding very little back.” 

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5 Gift Ideas for People Who Love Pasta

Lisa Elbert, Tastemaker in Residence an contributor to epicurious.com, provides the perfect pasta lovers gifts. Since everyone loves pasta, this is a gift guide for everyone.

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