Launched in 2003, TheListAreYouOnIt.com quickly became a must-check-out for area foodies. Acknowledged by the Washington Post as “one of the premier resources for things food and wine in the Washington area and beyond,” The List is a multifaceted website, providing more than 37,000 subscribers with always-updated information about literally hundreds of food and wine events occurring across Greater Washington each month — from chef appearances and cooking classes to wine seminars, local vineyard tours, special restaurant activities and promotions and more.
Nycci Safier Nellis, Founder & Publisher
Nycci Safier Nellis is the founder and publisher of The List (thelistareyouonit.com); co-host of radio’s weekly, live (and lively!) food and wine variety show, Foodie and the Beast; a regular contributor to WTOP (103.5 FM; Washington, D.C.’s top, Arbitron-rated radio station), providing news about food, wine and dining out in Greater Washington, D.C. and a frequent guest on local network and cable TV, providing insider info on DC area’s food and wine scene. Nycci also was featured on a segment of the Food Network’s, Diary of a Foodie.
A self-described “foodie descended from a long line of foodies,” Nycci is the founder/publisher of The List (www.TheListAreYouOnIt.com). She is often referred to as the DC area’s most recognized “go to” person for updated information on everything happening across Greater Washington’s regional food, wine and dining scene.
The List regularly features exclusive articles authored by such local and nationally-renowned chefs as Thomas Keller, Michel Richard; Charlie Palmer, Roberto Donna, and Eric Ziebold; the Grapes & More column, featuring articles by locally and nationally prominent sommeliers, wine writers, winemakers and others expert in the ways of the vine; the Buzz, a section devoted to restaurant industry insider news; Openings and Coming Soon, each detailing and updating the constant changes on the regional restaurant scene.
Airing since October 2008 on the 50,000-watt 1500 AM and cohosted by Nycci’s decidedly “un-foodie” husband, David, Foodie and the Beast is the Washington area’s only local food and wine variety show It’s filled with appealing, thought-provoking content for foodies, industry insiders and folks who just love to dine and drink fine wines, spirits and craft beers. It’s about chefs who are rock stars, who should be rock stars and the ones who just think they’re rock stars, what they’re preparing and the “how”. Past guest chefs include Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Keller, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Mike Isabella, Rick Bayless, Bobby Flay, Brian and Michael Voltaggio, Spike Mendelsohn and Michel Richard, among many others.