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Grilled Skirt Steak From Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar

( — Today we are serving up some Latin flavor. Executive Chef Joe Tis visit me on WUSA 9 Noon newscast. He shows me how to make a  Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce from Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar! How the Chimichurri sauce got its name: Jimmy McCurry was a soldier in the Argentine War of Independence who  Read more »

Blacktip Reef Shark Exhibit At National Aquarium

( — There is something fishy going on in downtown Baltimore. We’re talking about an amazing exhibit at the National Aquarium. We welcome curator, Jack Cover, to the set of the WUSA Noon Newscast to tell us all about the new exhibit on the blacktip reef shark. The blacktip reef shark is unique to the habitat  Read more »

Nation’s Progress on 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

WASHINGTON, DC ( — The events marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington culminate Wednesday. President Obama will deliver a speech from the same spot where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the nation. Former UN ambassador and mayor Andrew Young joined JC Hayward to reflect on the nation’s progress. NOTE: Tune in to the  Read more »

Tasty Pasta from new Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Va.

( — We’ve got to taste the delicious flavor of Virginia’s Piedmont country. Equinox chef Todd Gray is also culinary director for the new Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Va. I can’t wait to go see the resort myself in two days when it opens! In the meantime, chef Gray brings me a healthy, flavorful pasta dish! It is  Read more »

The Passionate Vegetable: Recipes to Revitalize Your Life

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Our chef today is passionate about one particular food: the vegetable. Suzanne Landry is out with a new cookbook full of fresh flavor,  The Passionate Vegetable. She shares the recipe with me on WUSA 9 noon newscast today. See her beautiful California Fiesta Quinoa Salad. Feast your eyes on quionoa, tomatoes, celery,  Read more »

Comcast Outdoor Film Fest Returns To Montgomery County

WASHINGTON, DC ( — The National Institute of Health Children’s Inn Spokesman, Randy Schools, came to tell me about a special event to raise money. The 17th annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival is back, but with a twist. This year the film festival is bringing back the classic feel of drive-in movies to Montgomery County for  Read more »

Virginia Bison: The Fourth Estate Restaurant At The National Press Club

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Executive chef Susan Delbert stopped by the 12 Noon Newscast to show me some of the best dishes served at The Fourth Estate Restaurant. She prepared the same meal that was served to the chefs of Heads of State from around the world when they visited the United States to meet  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 »

Transcendental Meditation helps to reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

WASHINGTON, DC (— Today, Iraq War Veteran, James Wilson, came to WUSA9 News to talk about Operation Warrior Wellness. The program uses Transcendental Mediation (TM) to reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among the active duty service members. Wilson aims to connect with local veterans who also practice transcendental meditation. After returning home from Iraq, Wilson said he  Read more »

Dream Bigger 4 Kids, Inc. Seeks Children’s Books

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Edward Hill is a rising senior at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg. He serves as the president of Dream Bigger 4 Kids, Inc. in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties. He started the non-profit organization with his friends to help disadvantaged youth. The mission of the program is to motivate people to volunteer and get active in helping the local community.  The  Read more »