Entries by Lani Furbank

New and Notable: Anju, CUT, Modena and More!

On Tap keeps locals in the know about the hottest new food and drink spots around town and the top culinary happenings of the month. Read on to get the inside scoop on what’s new and notable in the DC area. NEW Anju Open: August 26 Location: Dupont Circle Lowdown: The original Mandu has been […]

New and Notable: Hanumanh, Patsy’s American, Prima and More

NEW Hanumanh Open: May 20 Location: Shaw Lowdown: The mother-son chef duo behind popular Laotian restaurants Thip Khao, Padaek and Sen Khao have opened a fourth concept, this one with a more playful vibe. Named for a mischievous monkey deity, Hanumanh is where chefs Seng Luangrath and Bobby Pradachith can let their creativity run free. […]

Growing Grasses for the Masses

I grow grass – but not the kind you’d think. It’s called Vallisneria Americana, and this green stuff has an entirely different purpose. This particular species of grass, commonly known as wild celery, proliferated on the bottom of local rivers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed centuries ago. Today, less than half of the underwater grass […]