Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Ghost Pepper

This ghost pepper chorizo taco is the tenth item on my quest to eat twelve new foods in 2015.  Ghost peppers are considered the hottest pepper in the world and lucky for me, this taco is at Zandra's, the establishment from which we won free tacos until 12/31/15.       I also ordered a salad … Continue reading Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Ghost Pepper

Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Emu Carpaccio

I intended to eat kangaroo, but when I placed my order, the kind bartender at Oz told me they were out.  Instead, I ordered Emu Carpaccio, which is raw emu beaten to a point of thinness that melts like butter in your mouth.    It was served with greens, some mushed raisin spread, and cinnamon … Continue reading Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Emu Carpaccio

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Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Cow Tongue

For six years in my early 20s, I was a vegetarian. One day, Kris and I decided to head into DC and eat at Founding Farmers. There, I ordered a spicy cocktail decorated with a cinnamon-coated piece of bacon. Or as they call it, a "bacon lolli." That was the day I became a non-vegetarian. Today, I limit … Continue reading Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Cow Tongue