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Strawberry Hill Povitica

December 27th, 2019|Categories: Cuisines, Desserts, Eastern European, Featured, Midwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: , |

Strawberry Hill Povitica Story by Diana Lambdin Meyer Povitica is a mouthful, starting with its pronunciation. Even long-time customers of the indulgence at Strawberry Hill Povitica in Kansas City commonly mispronounce poh-va-TEET-sa. Povitica is a Slavic word for a delightfully rich bread that can be

Balkan Cuisine on Capitol Hill

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Cuisines, Eastern European, Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Producers & Purveyors, Regions|Tags: |

There are two places to find authentic and memorable Balkan cuisine: One is in Belgrade, Serbia, and the other is in Washington DC.My hometown, The Nation’s Capital, is an American melting pot, thanks to the hundreds of embassies and international agencies headquartered here. Expats settle in the city and suburbs, some opening up restaurants to quench cravings for the flavors of their homeland. “Open it, and they will come,” is a common refrain among our global restauranteurs.

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