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Women Chefs: Artists in the Kitchen at the Strathmore

By Andrew Marder, special to Edible DC


Outside looking in at the Strathmore.

The Mansion at Strathmore is heaving with artists and chefs. The backdoors have been opened to an unusually cool night to ease the strain on the house’s aging infrastructure.

I have, embarrassingly, chugged a glass of white in front of an event volunteer and promptly placed the glass back down on the table for a second go. It’s cold and wonderful, and there are a million people here and it is warmer than I’m comfortable with. If I have to die, crushed to death in a turn-of-the-century mansion, at least I’ll have downed two glasses of white wine.



Carla Hall Paper Doll, by Danni Dawson.


Chef Carla Hall

Women Chefs: Artists in the Kitchen is a celebration of local women as represented by local artists. Paintings, mixed media collages, and sculptures are scattered throughout the mansion, … Read More

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