FOODIE & THE BEAST: JANUARY 16, 2020
This week's Foodie & the Beast, we liked this place a lot: Nina May, on 11th Street. Offering New American cuisine, it opened in November. Today we welcome Colin McClimans, the executive chef and owner; Mary Ackley, of the Little Wild Things City Farm, produces Certified Naturally Grown microgreens, micro-herbs, shoots, and edible flowers on less than a quarter-acre in the heart of Washington, D.C. And she serves over 50 restaurants, hotels, caterers, schools, grocery stores and organizations wholesale, and also sell directly to the general public in greater D.C.; Frank Linn and Kate Diamond, co-owners of Frankly-pizza started as a mobile pizza oven in 2011, frequenting farmers markets in Montgomery County. It opened a brick and mortar location in Kensington, Maryland in July 2014; Will Patton, beverage director at the Michelin-starred Brescia (and at the upcoming JÃƒÂ´nt. Will is currently a finalist at the prestigious Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition; And Nazia Khan, director of coffee and counter service for NRG, who will lead the charge on the development of Cameo, the all-day coffee shop at The Roost food hall.