Food

Year of the Pizza: DC Restaurant Has Special Pizza Recipes Saluting Women Candidates
 

Del. Plaskett Shares Lechon and Other Island Food With D.C. Staff
At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill 

Freshman 15 Is Real, Even in Senate, Tillis Says
At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis joined Roll Call’s Alex Gangitano for breakfast at his favorite local spot, The Market Lunch in Eastern Market. Eating a low-carb breakfast of eggs and sausage, Tillis talked about using diet and exercise to move past the freshman 15 weight-gain he said afflicted him and some of his Senate colleagues. Below is a transcript of the video.

Takano Heats Up the Grill With Family’s Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill

Curbelo Talks Basketball and Bipartisanship at Eastern Market Spanish Joint
At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill

Talking Syrup at Pete’s Diner with Peter Welch
 

At the Table: Sen. Angus King Builds Senate Friendships With BBQ
 

Roll Call’s senior Senate reporter Niels Lesniewski sat down with Maine Sen. Angus King for a barbecue lunch at Kenny’s BBQ Smokehouse near Capitol Hill. King frequently orders from this local joint, serving barbecue ribs at bipartisan Senate relationship-building dinners he hosts at his D.C. residence nearby.

Al Franken Explains the Minnesota Hotdish During Annual Cook-Off

The Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Competition was held Wednesday on Capitol Hill and Roll Call was there. Watch for who won (hint: it featured bear meat), who cheated (spoiler alert: someone didn’t just submit a hotdish to the hotdish cook-off) and lots and lots of warm food.