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Elizabeth Laseter

After I graduated from Johns Hopkins with a writing degree, I attended culinary school at L'Academie de Cuisine. Now, I work as a garde manger, saute and grill cook at a fine-dining D.C. restaurant and I also write for my blog, D.C. Food Rag.

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  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Favorite foods: Moules frites, chocolate, most vegetables but especially broccoli rabe, shrimp and grits, pizza topped with caramelized onions, olives and anchovies...with beer of course.
  • Last bite on earth: Salmon, grilled to a perfect medium rare. So good.

7 Chocolate Chip Cookies We Love in Washington, D.C.

Thank you for the tip about J. Chocolatier. That's too bad, but at least the cookies will still be available!

Best Eats Near Washington, D.C.'s Union Station

It always seems like there are limited options around Union Station and you definitely highlighted the good ones! Johnny's Half Shell is high on my list of places to try next in D.C.

Where to Drink Coffee in Washington, DC

Baked and Wired is great, but the lines are ridiculous! I'm a big fan of Tryst and Counter Culture coffee - haven't heard of Filter before. Will have to try it out!

Best Ethnic Markets and Grocery Stores in the Washington D.C Area

cool places, will have to check them out. Also look at Hana Japanese Market on the U and 17th Street. It's a tiny little market but they have some good stuff (Mai Ploy sauce and more!).

7 Brunches We Love in Washington, D.C.

Cashion's is great! I also like Tryst right up the street in Adams Morgan, and Open City across the bridge in Woodley Park.

Washington, D.C.: 10 Favorite Bites at Eastern Market

I love Market Lunch. Amazing pulled pork sandwich!!!

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Best Eats Near Washington, D.C.'s Union Station

"We are tired and hungry. Feed us!" Photograph from LHOON on Flickr Changing trains in D.C.? Got a few hours to kill? Rolling your eyes at the fluorescent-lit options near the Amtrak desk? Relax and embrace the glory of a layover meal. It shouldn't require heavy-thinking, just strange characters and comforting foods that will eat up time.... More