Exciting news about a White House vegetable garden!

Frozen Tropics posts Napa 1015’s March menu.

Nino’s in New York is offering free dinner to Madoff victims.  
 
Love pulled pork but don’t have a grill or smoker? DC Foodies writer Stephanie tries it on her slow cooker
 
Trying to adjust its brand to the recession, Starbucks goes for a more “coffeehouse vibe” and removes pricing from the board in an effort to appear more affordable.  Who the F came up with that idea? 
 
So Good kicks off Meat Madness
 
Discover your cooking personality.

The Peacock Café is offering a March Madness happy hour special. I wonder if this is for people who want to watch the game at a bar or for people who don’t care about March Madness to escape the constant drone of college basketball?
 
Share your food rules with author Michael Pollan. 
 
Metrocurean has a great list of restaurants who serve up a family-style Sunday supper
 
A new book reminisces on the days of truly regional American food.  
 
PQ Living gives us the heads up on the new restaurant in the metro center Marriott.  
 
Jell-O is promoting antioxidants in a new ad campaign featuring Dancing With the Stars winner Brooke Burke.  
 
Good Stuff Eatery’s Spike is offering amped up matzah recipes at the Sixth and I Synagogue in time for Passover. You can win tickets at Brightest Young Things.

Is there a whoopie pie coming your way?  
 
Two Quail, an upscale frenchy-french restaurant on Capitol Hill has closed.   
 
French Laundry chef Thomas Keller shares his experience with roast chicken
 
Read Meat DC reviews Localat. Check out those waffles.  
 
We are coming up on artichoke season. Have any favorite recipes? 
 
According to Young & Hungry, H Street Country Club is delaying its much-anticipated opening due to DC city snafus. 
 
A new culinary trend report highlights Latin American flavors about to hit our radar.

Dunkin Donuts launches a create-a-donut contest
 
Food tips for celebrating the Persian new year.  
 
Where does Obama eat when in Hawaii? Find out here
 
Tips from a pro on building buzz for a new restaurant.  
 
Campbell’s soup launches a promotion to help Future Farmers of America.