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All posts tagged "food and friends"

  • Outspoken, Ep. 15: Thanksgiving Edition [video]

    To honor the holiday, we present a special Thanksgiving edition of Outspoken. It was filmed on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at Food & Friends as the...

  • Sweet Slice

    Crossing into November, the scent is in the air. No, not the smell of dead leaves and burning logs. It's fear – fear of pulling...

  • Passion Plate

    In 2002, metro D.C.'s culinary landscape added a new point of interest: Jamie Leeds. Trained in New York under high-profile restaurateur Danny Meyer, and also...

  • More Snow, More Need

    While an emergency call for volunteers Tuesday meant that none of the 1,400 ill clients served by Food and Friends went hungry despite the poor...

  • Foul Weather and Food

    In order to keep ahead of additional snowfall expected to hit D.C. midweek, Food and Friends has put out an urgent call for delivery volunteers....

  • Thanksgiving, Easy as Pie

    Few people hate Thanksgiving, but plenty see it as daunting. It's one thing to get a few days off from work and either go out...

  • Hakuna Matata

    The lion might sleep in ''the mighty jungle,'' but at American University's Greenberg Theater, on Monday, Aug. 11, the lion will be rocking to the...

  • Food and Friends

    ''This is not a 'meals-on-wheels' program,'' says Food & Friends Executive Director Craig Shniderman. Instead, he describes Food & Friends as a charitable organization located...

  • Scarlet Contribution

    The Scarlet Foundation raised approximately $12,000 during its 37th Annual Bake Sale and Auction, on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the DC Eagle. ''There was great...

  • Baking for Beneficiaries

    The Scarlet Foundation Inc., organizer of Scarlet's 37th Annual Bake Sale and Auction, is using this year's event to honor Cornelius ''Neil'' R. Alexander Jr.,...

  • Rainbow Relief

    Hurricane Katrina has bombarded Americans with non-stop scenes of devastation. More than two weeks after this gargantuan tempest slammed into the Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi...

  • Passion Plate

    Washington may not boast a vast Chinatown or a thriving Little Italy, but there's no denying that with its myriad embassies and international organizations it's...

  • Community Kitchen

    Food & Friends started from scratch in 1988, when the Rev. Carla Gorrell decided that she wanted to help nourish Washingtonians suffering from AIDS-related illnesses....

  • Chef's Best

    Graham Beard Graham Beard, Volunteer Graham Beard holds the distinction of being Food & Friends' first volunteer, having responded to a classified ad in 1988....

  • Dining Out for Life

    On March 11, 2004, restaurants from across Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia generously donated between 25% and 100% of their dinner bills to Food and...