Jeffrey Moll's Cocktail


The Cold, Dark, Stirred Bitter Truth

In an ideal world, I’d spend every evening at Randolfi’s. I’d walk in with my glorious beard, impeccably tailored peacoat, and shawl collared sweater, brush the snow off…


Meet + Greet

Moll it Over: Amaro

Here’s what I know about amaro: it’s Italian, and Randolfi’s master mixologist, Jeffrey Moll, likes loves it. That’s it. I asked Moll to give me the run down on…

Maketto in Washington, DC

Dining Out: D.C.


  Queenstown, New Zealand. Tia Carrere. The White Stripes. All things I fell in love with instantly. There haven’t been many moments in my life where my first…


Dining Out: D.C.

The Partisan

“So where else do you want to eat while you’re in D.C.? We could go to The Partisan—it’s got really good cocktails and the menu is almost entirely…


Dining Out: D.C.

Pineapple and Pearls

I try to limit my word count in posts these days, but occasionally, a lengthy piece is warranted. Pineapple & Pearls opened in D.C. earlier this year and…



Butternut Squash Gratin

As far as I’m concerned, winter has only one positive: layering. Layers of clothing that hide the squishy body you’re hiding beneath, thanks to all the heavy, soul-warming…


Dining Out: D.C.

Eating Around D.C.

Regrets. Late night orders of McDonald’s delivery in Singapore. That yellow crewneck sweater I wore senior year of high school. Getting so drunk in Korea that I was…


Dining Out: St. Louis

Chris Bolyard’s Living Room Pop-Up

It’s quarter to six and I’m standing in Living Room cafe’s galley kitchen. Chef, owner, and butcher of Bolyard’s Meat and Provisions, Chris Bolyard, is to my right, setting…

Tail Up Goat in Washington, DC

Dining Out: D.C.

Tail Up Goat

I plan trips around food. For years, I’d scour over menus and reviews before and after picking a restaurant, but I found that going in with all these…


Dining Out: St. Louis

Kitchen Kulture

I can’t recall if it was last winter or the winter before it when I first encountered Kitchen Kulture, but I remember it like it was yesterday: I was…


Dining Out: St. Louis

Guerrilla Street Food’s Lechon

One of the benefits of living in a former British colony (Singapore) is that the only Gordon Ramsay you see on TV is the foul-mouthed but kindhearted one, not…

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Dining Out: St. Louis

Scenes from Companion Bakery

Behind the Scenes Companion Baking West St. Louis Campus St. Louis, Missouri July 2016 Josh Galliano and the Companion team were nice enough to let me spend the day…