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The Newest Lion — PHOTOS

( — This week J.C. was honored as the newest member of the Leisure World Lions Club. The Silver Spring, Maryland section thanked J.C. for participating with them in the D.C. Memorial Day Parade at a dinner meeting Monday night. They presented her with a silver engraved photo album containing pictures of the Memorial Day’s  Read more »

I Love Fogo de Chão! — PHOTOS

( — You have not lived until you have experienced Fogo de Chão. The Brazilian steakhouse is a haven for all cuts of meat. Their Gaucho chefs roast every piece of meat over open flames to keep with the traditional Gaucho (southern Brazilian cowboy) way of preparing meat. Before the main course, their gourmet salad bar  Read more »

Embassy of Brunei Celebrates Sultan’s 67th Birthday — PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Brunei Darussalam or “Brunei”  is a small sovereign nation on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. The country sits surrounded by Malaysia’s states of Sabah and Sarawak.  Brunei’s main revenue comes from curde oil and natural gas production and exports, according to the CIA World Factbook.  ”For Bruneian citizens the  Read more »

Fogo de Chao: Chef Manfrin cooks up Brazilian BBQ — PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC ( —Head Chef and General Manager Ezequiel Manfrin of Fogo de Chao came to visit WUSA9 News today. Fogo de Chao celebrates meats from Southern Brazil in the ”Gaucho” way or Southern Brazilian cowboy culture. The restaurant gives patrons the option to “start” or “stop” receiving plates of meat with color-coded cards: Green means ’Keep the meats coming.’ Red  Read more »

Spanish Seafood with Chef Josu Zubikarai of La Tasca — PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC (— Today, Executive Chef Josu Zubikarai of La Tasca Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant came to visit WUSA9 News to prepare Basque style crabmeat with scallops. It was so tangy and flavorful! I’m sharing the recipe with you.  You can learn more about La Tasca Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant from the video below. Crab Meat with Scallops “Txangurro  Read more »

The National Dental Assoc. Celebrates 100 Years of Service! — PHOTOS

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (—Recently, the National Dental Association (NDA) had their centennial Annual  Convention at the beautiful National Harbor. I am so thankful to have been honored with the Special Recognition Award.  The NDA is a well known organization that supports dental health and advocates for students and people of color. They take pride in  Read more »

Chefs To World Leaders Mix Cuisine With Diplomacy — PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC ( — From our neighbors in Canada, to the island nation of Sri Lanka, chefs to world leaders shared a few details of what it’s like to cook for the head of state in their countries.  They’re responsible for entertaining the palates of presidents, diplomats and dignitaries. The 21-member chefs gathered at the National Press Club on a part of a week-long  Read more »

BandHouse Gigs plays for JC Hayward on WUSA9 at Noon

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — BandHouse Gigs came to visit JC Hayward at Broadcast House to play the Rolling Stones. It’s a preview to their show at the Fillmore in Silver Spring on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. According to the not-for-profit’s website: “BandHouse Gigs, founded in 2004 by local Bethesda musicians and producers Ronnie Newmyer, Chuck Sullivan,  Read more »

“The Wire” Actor Launches Hoops 4 Homeless Youth All-Star Game— PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC (— Today, I got to speak with a TV star! Jermaine Crawford on the HBO award winning TV series, “The Wire” came to WUSA9 to talk about his charity event, Hoops 4 Homeless Youth All Star Game.  Crawford plays a homeless teenage boy, Dukie Weems. His role as a homeless teen on “The  Read more »

The Ernest E. Foundation Honors Deltas that Serve our National Defense— PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC (— Wednesday evening,  I was the mistress of ceremonies at The Ernest E. Just Foundation’s Honoring Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Who Serve our National Defense on the Occasion of their One Hundredth Centennial.  The program took place at Joint Base Anacostia Bolling- Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. Special guests included: Reverend  Read more »