Ahh the elusive 10 minute pizza. I love homemade pizza but it just takes too long to make for the average individual. Dough usually needs to be rested, proofed, and formed usually taking up to and over 2 hours. Below I tried a recipe based on a recipe from Cooks.com for a 5 minute pizza dough that you just mix and put in the pan.
I decided to try to grow my own herbs and peppers this year. In doing so I am going to use a self watering indoor plant starter that I purchased from Lowes.
The list includes:
- Italian Parsley
- Cayenne Peppers
- Poblano Peppers
- Jalepeno Peppers
- Habenero Peppers
- Serrano Peppers
405 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
I said it in the Cafe Atlantico post, I would return. I did and it was a whole lot better than the first time.
Ahh minibar. When visiting cafe atlantico on the second floor sits a small counter with just six stools. Many without knowing think it is just a small bar sitting area for the one tops, but no, the lucky few that get to sit at those six seats each night are the luckiest people in the restaurant.
With just six seats and two servings each night it is hard to get just one of those hallowed seats. But how do you get a seat at minibar? My only answer is to call, call a lot. Reservations for minibar open up every day when the restaurant opens. But remember when you call you are calling for a reservation exactly one month from the day that you call. So if I call today March 30th, it would be for a reservation on April 30th. Sounds easy right? Nope. One more caviat. They start taking reservations at 10 am and are regularly booked by 10:01 am.
So what are a few tips for snagging a reservation.
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405 8th Street NW Washington, DC 20004 http://www.cafeatlantico.com/ The expectations for this restaurant were very high. With Jose Andres and Katsuya Fukushima one could expect nothing but perfection. After eating at Cafe Atlantico I have come to the harsh reality that my expectations were completely wrong. Everything started great. We sat at the bar and … Read moreCafe Atlantico