Show 14, January 26, 2013: Barbara Fairchild, food and travel journalist, educator, former Editor-in-Chief of Bon Appetit Magazine

Barbara FairchildBarbara just returned from the inauguration in Washington, DC and had a chance to do some DC dining along the way. Barbara suggests that it’s easy (and safe) to get around the city by Metro.

For Italian Barbara recommends Chef Fabio Trabocchi’s Fiola in Downtown.

For a taste of New Orleans Barbara suggests Bayou Bakery Coffee Bar & Eatery in Arlington. The proprietor is a really experienced pastry chef.

For amazing steamed mussels Barbara’s choice is Brasserie Beck, a contemporary Belgian brasserie in Washington, DC.