Monthly Archives: October 2012



I’ve gotten the nicest compliments on my griot at the last GreyDC market.
Here’s a shot of a piece of griot pre-market – out of the marinade but before the final cook.
I look at this little sweet piece of pork and I know there is a god.
Let the choir say, AMEN!



DC IMPACT’s Dance with Haiti

Haitian Cultural Celebration as Co2 Bambu Expands Into Haiti

Agora Dcimpact presents a celebration of Haitian culture complete with live performers, perspectives from the field, and a compelling panel discussion touching on the role of social entrepreneurship in Haiti’s rebirth.

THE WHEN: Thursday, October 18th 7:00 – 9:00 PM

THE WHERE: The Fridge Rear Alley Entrance 516 1/2 8th Street, SE Washington, DC

Caribbean Food and Drink
Cultural Performers
Panel Discussion with Local Thought Leaders

THE WHY: All proceeds support DCIMPACT’s goal of raising $10k to accelerate the efforts of Agora Partnerships and Nicaraguan-based impact company, Co2 Bambu.

“390,276 people still living in the precarious settlements that were erected in the aftermath of the earthquake”

– Fox News, June 26, 2012

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Pates, Griot and Djon Djon Sold Out!

everything was delicious!

even bill agrees..


thanks to everyone that came out~

My Queendom For A Sheeter!


I am floating in a sea of dough. When I say that the pate is handmade, please believe me. I start off with a heap of flour and just go from there. No shortcuts are taken!
Every time I have a large order of pate to make, I inevitably find my way to my computer and google “dough sheeter”. The search results are as numerous as the dollars on the asking price. I then immediately go back to rolling, batch by batch, realizing I wasted 30 valuable minutes.
A girl can dream though…