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Nycci Nellis is a regular contributor to WTOP 103.5 FM radio. Miss her latest food-fueled report? No worries, you can catch up on her latest broadcast here:

Nycci Nellis’ talks where to celebrate Passover around DC this year

For those celebrating Passover, DC has many dine-out options for your Seder needs and beyond.  DGS Delicatessan, Equinox, Fiola, and other eateries will all be serving delicious and, somewhat, traditional dishes but don’t expect “your bubbe’s matzoh ball soup”- their menus are sure to feature fun twists and interpretations. Listen to the full report by clicking here, or clicking on the image.

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP listeners where to score great deals this spring

Spring brings all things new- including new deals and menus at area restaurants.  From an exclusive tasting menu at Alba Osteria to a special, signature Foodie and the Beast- inspired sandwich at G, Nycci Nellis has this month’s must-taste roundup.  To listen to the full report, click here, or click on the image.

Nycci Nellis shares the best way to kickoff your April- with plenty of eating, of course!

With April underway, so are plenty of fun culinary happenings around town. From Industry Takeover Night at Graffiato to book signings with Carl Hall- Nycci Nellis has the 411 on this week’s must-do events. Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis shares this week’s not-to-miss events

April showers brings mayflowers…and plenty of new culinary events! From Talbot County Restaurant Week to the much-talked-about Taste of the Nation charity event…Nycci Nellis reports on all of this weeks not-to-miss happenings.  Click on the image, or click here, to listen to the full report!

Nycci Nellis has the scoop on all new restaurants in bloom this spring

As Nycci tells it- the cherry blossoms may not be popping up yet this spring but new restaurants certainly are! From a new cocktail laboratory to a gelato and coffee factory- there are plenty of culinary spots to try out this season. Click here, or click on the link, for the full report.

Nycci Nellis has WTOP listeners covered for all things culinary this week

Time to “pig” out- Cochon 555 is back! This sunday, at Union Market, five of DC’s top chefs will gather to compete in a national, pork-centric challenge for an opportunity to compete in the ultimate Cochon 555 in Aspen later this year. Nycci Nellis has the scoop on this fun, annual event as well as many others going on this week. Click here, or click on the link, for the full report.

Nycci Nellis tells listeners where to head for DC’s best late-night eats

Seasons may come and go but some things never change; one of those things is the quest to fulfill those late-night hunger pains! Nycci Nellis shares with listeners the best spots around town to do just that! Click here or click on the image to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis shares how to “spring forward” into a new season of dining delciousness

With daylight savings upon us, and spring just around the corner, Nycci Nellis has plenty of ways for Washingtonians to dine their way into warmer weather. From a delicious breakfast for lunch menu at 1905 Bistro and Bar to late-night dining specials at B Too, there’s something new for everyone to try! Click here or click on the image for the full report.

Nycci Nellis has the scoop on where to celebrate Mardi Gras and more

Can’t make it to Bourbon Street this year? Have no fear; there are plenty of local spots hosting Fat Tuesday fetes and specials, and Nycci Nellis has all the delicious details!  Click here, or on the image, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis shares all the new spots to see and be seen at around town

With new dining destinations cropping up daily around town, its can be hard to keep up.  Fear not- Nycci Nellis is in the know and shares all the delicious details with WTOP listeners. Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis shares the best spots around town to celebrate President’s Day

Here in our nation’s capital, we take President’s Day very seriously, and our restaurants do as well! Nycci Nellis has the full scoop on where to celebrate our forefathers with some food and libations around town. Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis Has Last-minute Valentine’s Day Plans for You and Your Sweetie

Need some last-minute, creative ideas to wow your sweetie this Valentine’s Day?  Nycci Nellis has you covered! Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report and ensure your February 14th is an unforgettable one!

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP how to cheer on Team USA with food and drink

We think marathon eating should be an Olympic sport, but if no one will be competing in it at Sochi this year, we can at least participate here in DC. Nycci Nellis has the scoop on all the area bar and restaurants that will be viewing the Winter Games as well as offering food and drink specials. Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis shares all the super deals around town for the Super Bowl

Need help throwing together a last-minute Super Bowl party, or just want to attend one? Nycci Nellis has you covered for the big day from wine to sandwich specials across the DMV. Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full report.

 

Nycci Nellis has the scoop on Chinese New Year and beyond

With the Year of the Horse officially upon us, many around-town restaurants have found cause to celebrate.  Nycci Nellis fills WTOP listeners in on where to dine your way into the Chinese New Year and all of the other food-filled events happening in the district this week.  Click here, or click on the image, for the full segment.

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP listeners where to still score restaurant week deals

Think all of the Restaurant Week deals in DC are over? Think again! Some area restaurants are featuring extended Restaurant Week menus for diners to continue their post-holiday indulging.  Nycci Nellis has the scoop on which eateries are still rolling out these delicious deals! Click here, or click on the image, to here the full

Nycci Nellis dishes on where to warm up with cold-weather cocktails

Need something to keep you feeling toasty during this freezing cold weather? How about a liquor blanket? Nycci Nellis gives WTOP listeners the scoop on delicious cold-weather concoctions and at which bars around the city to indulge in them. Click on the image, or click here, to listen to the full segment.

Nycci Nellis talks new DC restaurant openings…and there are plenty!

New year, new restaurant openings! Nycci Nellis has the scoop on which hot, new restaurants have cropped up, and will soon crop up, in early 2014. Listen to the full report by clicking here or clicking on the image.

Nycci Nellis shares the best ways to dine your way into the new year

Looking to start the new year off with some new dining adventures? Nycci Nellis has you covered with lots of food-filled events, dining specials, beer dinners and more! Click on the image or click here to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP listeners where to indulge in The Feast of the Seven Fishes this Christmas Eve

The Feast of the Seven Fishes has been a longtime Italian Christmas Eve tradition observed by Italian-American families stateside. Nycci Nellis has the scoop on which area restaurants Washingtonians should head to to experience this delicious, and seafood-centric, tradition.  Click here, or click on the image, for the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis reveals how older DC Restaurants are keeping up with the new

With so many new restaurants popping up around town, one must ask, how are the already established restaurants that are attracting less media buzz keeping their edge? Nycci has some insight for WTOP listeners into the new changes happening at older restaurants. Click here, or click on the image, for the full report.

Nycci Nellis reveals this Fall’s must-try prix-fixe menus on WTOP

From a Sunday supper at Casa Lucca to a three-course lunch menu at Del Campo, many area restaurants are rolling out new prix-fixe menus for the fall.  Nycci Nellis breaks down all the tasty options. Click on the image or click here to listen to the full roundup!

 

 

Nycci Nellis fills WTOP listeners in on October’s exciting new area restaurants

With a slew of new restaurant openings in October, it helps find out the top suggestions from someone-in-the-know. Luckily, Nycci Nellis has the scoop on the area’s newest spots and shares them with WTOP listeners.  To listen to the full broadcast, click on the image or click here.

Nycci Nellis reports on Philadelphia-based eatery City Tap House opening in DC

A craft beer-centric bar and restaurant based in Philly will soon be opening in the former 901 Restaurant space on 9th St. NW. The restaurant will feature higher-end pub fare, 60 beers on-tap, and an expansive wine list.  Click here or on the image to read Nycci Nellis’ full article in Washington Business Journal.

Nycci Nellis shares where to find DC’s best government shutdown deals

Furloughed? Fear not! There are plenty of food and drink specials available to pass the time with during the shutdown.  Nycci Nellis shares the best spots around town to score some specials! Click on the image or click here to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis Talks Fall’s Best Brunch Spots

Fall is here and with it comes a variety of new brunch menus to indulge in! Nycci Nellis fills WTOP listeners in on the best meals and deals out there this season.  Click on the image, or click here, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP listeners where to kick off a new season of delicious eating

Summer may be on its way out but fall brings its own set of food-filled deliciousness to look forward to! Nycci Nellis fills WTOP listeners in on the best spots to ring (or eat) in autumn. Click here or click on the image to listen to the report.

Nycci talks brasseries, beer, and boutiques on this week’s WTOP

Need plans for this week? Don’t worry, Nycci Nellis has plenty for you to pencil in on your calendar! Click on the image, or click here, to hear all about the great events happening in the DMV this week.

Nycci Nellis talks how and where to indulge in delicious bites in DC this week

Nycci Nellis fills WTOP listeners in on this week’s food happenings including Turkish restaurant week- a week geared towards honoring Turkish cuisine through prixe-fixed menus at some of DC’s hottest restaurants. Click here or click on the image to listen to the broadcast.

Nycci Nellis shares her top dining suggestions for Washingtonians this week

Move over, Restaurant Week! Or maybe just step aside- there are plenty of dining options this week around town that don’t include restaurant week menus and Nycci Nellis has all the details. Click on the image or click here for the full report.

Nycci Nellis explains this week’s must-do activities around the district

Nycci Nellis has the scoop on all the festivities happening in DC this week. From a wine and cheese tasting at Righteous Cheese to a fun and food-filled day at Adams Morgan Day, there are plenty of opportunities to get out and do something different this week! Click here, or click on the image to hear the full report.

Nycci Nellis chats about the newest restaurants to hit the town

DC’s busy summer of restaurant openings just keeps getting busier! Nycci talks the latest in DC restaurant openings including Doi Moi, 2 Birds 1 Stone, Baby Wale, and Thally. Click on the image or click here to listen to her full report.

Nycci Nellis fills listeners in on all of DC’s recent restaurant openings

With so many new restaurants cropping up in the DMV, its hard to keep track of all the dining possibilities! Luckily, Nycci Nellis has her finger on the pulse and tells WTOP listeners all the new hot-spots to check out. Click on the image or click here to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis tells WTOP listeners what’s brewing at next week’s DC Beer Week

DC Beer Week is quickly approaching and Nycci Nellis give WTOP listeners the rundown of next week’s hops-filled happenings.  Click on the image, or click here, for the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis talks this week’s food-filled events not to miss

From sherry class at Mockingbird Hill to Bethesda Restaurant Week, Nycci Nellis shares this week’s “don’t miss” events with WTOP listeners. Click on the image, or click here, for the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis has the “scoop” on where to celebrate National Ice Cream Day

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! With so many options in DC for enjoying a delicious ice cream cone, it can be hard to choose where to celebrate National Ice Cream Day and National Ice Cream Month this July.  Nycci gives WTOP listeners the “scoop” on where to indulge in the summer treat! Click on the photo, or click here, to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis talks how to Celebrate Bastille Day in the district

Need ideas for where to celebrate Bastille Day in the district? Oui? Nycci Nellis shares what spots across the city are offering special menus or events to celebrate the French holiday.  Click on the image or click here to listen to the broadcast:

Nycci Nellis talks National Fried Chicken day and where Washingtonians should partake

Move over, Colonel Sanders, there’s a new fried chicken expert on the scene.  Nycci Nellis filled WTOP listeners in on the best spots to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day and indulge in all of the crispy, golden goodness DC has to offer.  Click on the image, or listen to the full broadcast here.

Nycci Nellis talks how to enjoy the fresh tastes of summer on WTOP

Need plans to fully take advantage of a summer of fresh eating in the district? Nycci Nellis has the scoop on all of the don’t miss spots! Click on the image, or click here to listen to the broadcast.

Nycci Nellis Talks New Restaurant Openings

With summer right around the corner, plenty of new restaurants are popping up around the city.  Nycci Nellis has the scoop on all the noteworthy new spots that have recently opened their doors. to hungry Washingtonians.  Click on the image or click here to hear the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis Talks Seasonal Sips Not to Miss This Summer

In this warm weather, hydration is a must, and who doesn’t want to stay hydrated this summer with delicious cocktails? Nycci Nellis talks where to enjoy some refreshing and delicious libations this season around the DC area.  Click on the image or click here to listen to the full report.

Nycci Nellis Talks Delicious Ways to Kick Off The Summer

What better way to celebrate the arrival of summer (or any occasion) than by enjoying some delicious food.  DC has some great upcoming foodie events that are sure to delight your taste buds and kick off the season in a yummy way! Click on the image or click here to listen to Nycci dish on all the details.

Nycci Nellis talks Cinco de Mayo and National Harbor Wine and Food Festival

Looking to fiesta but still need plans for this Cinco de Mayo? Nycci Nellis has got you covered from The National Harbor Wine and Food Festival to the fabulous tequila selection at Masa 14.  Click on the image or listen here for the full broadcast and all the yummy details.

Nycci Nellis talks April Openings and which new restaurants to check out

Spring doesn’t just mean warmer weather and longer days in the city, it also means spring restaurant openings– and luckily for Washingtonians, there are a lot of them! Nycci Nellis shares with WTOP listeners the not-to-miss restaurants that have recently opened.  Click on the image or click here for the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis shares which local spots are offering drink specials in honor of Tax Day

Taxes are filed and it’s time for a stiff one! Nycci Nellis shares which local watering holes are offering tax day deals to commiserate or celebrate at this week. Click on the image or click here to listen to the broadcast.

Nycci Nellis tells Wahsingtonians which foodie events to mark on their calendars this week

One of the city’s hottest events is in town: Cochon 555!  Along with this exciting, pork-centric competition, DC is playing host to a lot of other great events this week.  Listen here, or click on the image, for the full broadcast.

Grilled Cheese Month is here and Nycci Nellis has the gooey scoop

April is officially the cheesiest month of teh year- it’s national grilled cheese month! Nycci Nellis tells listener the best spots to bite into some ooey-gooey, cheesy goodness around the city.  Click on the image, or click here, to listen to the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis has the “buzz” on this week’s Annual Craft Brewers Conference

The  Annual Craft Brewers Conference is in town and the beer is flowing! Nycci Nellis tells beer lovers where to head to sling back some tasty sips.  Click on the image, or click here, for the full broadcast.

Nycci Nellis shares ways to celebrate Passover around DC

Nycci Nellis shares with listeners the best spots around DC to celebrate passover.  Click here, or click on the image, to listen to the full broadcast.

March 10, 2013: Nycci Nellis shares her top restaurant picks for this week

Need a suggestion for date night reservations this week or maybe just a fun night out at one of DC’s tastiest restaurants? Nycci Nellis shares her don’t miss food highlights in the area this week.  Click here or on the image for the full broadcast.

February 26, 2013: Nycci Nellis Reveals Recent DC Restaurant Openings

In the mood for doughnuts, pizza or cocktails? Nycci Nellis has got you covered– three new D.C. area eateries that opened this month will satisfy your cravings. Click here or click on the image to read the full article.

February 21, 2013: Nycci Nellis shares where to celebrate National Margarita Day in DC


It’s National Margarita Day and its 5 o’clock somewhere, so grab some tequila and celebrate National Margarita Day around town! Click here or click on the image to hear Nycci Nellis’ top suggestions for where to grab some post-work margaritas.

February 17, 2013: Nycci Nellis shares where to celebrate National Drink Wine Day

As if we even needed an excuse to drink wine…National Drink Wine Day is here! Nycci Nellis shares with WTOP listeners the best spots in DC to sip on a nice glass (or a few) of red or white in honor of the holiday. Click on the image or click here to listen.

February 13, 2013: Nycci Nellis gives the scoop on Wolfgang Puck’s Chinese New Year celebrations

Looking to celebrate the Chinese new year with some delicious food and drink? Look no further than Wolfgang Puck’s The Source where Chef Scott Drewno and Wolfgang Puck will be offering a “Year of The Snake” tatsting menu.  Nycci Nellis has all the yummy details including a visit from Wolfgang himself! Click on the image or here to read the full story.

February 30, 2013: Nycci Nellis Talks the Best Hot Chocolate Spots in Town

With a winter chill still in the air, Nycci Nellis tells listeners the best spots in town to warm up with a piping hot, delicious cup of hot chocolate.  Click on the image or here to listen to the full story.

January 30, 2013: Nycci Nellis shares how to make the most out of your Super Bowl Sunday

From where to buy your game-day buffet staples to where to watch kick-off, Nycci Nellis shares the need-to-know facts for having a great Super Bowl Sunday in the district…no matter which team wins! To listen, click on the image or click here. 

January 24, 2013: Nycci Nellis Talks Sips & Sups and Upcoming DC Foodie Events

Nycci’s got the scoop on the this weekend’s high- profile Sips and Sups charity event benefiting DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table, upcoming DC Meat Week, the Sugar and Champagne charity event, and this Sunday’s DIY Football Symposium at Union Market. To listen, click on the image or click here.

January 16, 2013: Nycci Nellis Talks Inaugural Activities for DC Foodies

Looking for some food-filled was to celebrate the Inauguration? Nycci Nellis has all the delicious details on Inaugural balls sure to please the palate as well as food and drink specials around the city. Click on the image to listen to the full broadcast.

January 6, 2013: Nycci Nellis shares where to indulge in end-of-the-holidays celebrations and treats

Why not end a holiday season full of food with even more food-filled celebrations? Nycci Nellis has the scoop on where to celebrate the epiphany and bid farewell to the holiday season at some of DC’s top restaurants.  Click on the image to listen to the full broadcast or listen here.

December 23, 2012: Nycci Nellis Offers Last-minute Holiday Plans

Scrambling for some last-minute holiday plans? Listen to Nycci Nellis’ holiday suggestions on WTOP by
clicking on the image or clicking here.

December 17, 2012: Nycci Nellis Shares Perfect Gift Ideas for the Food Lover on Your List

Searching for the perfect culinary-centric gift for the food lover on your holiday list? Click on the image to listen to all of Nycci Nellis’ top suggestions, or listen here.

December 13, 2012: Nycci Nellis Talks Giving Back to Local Charities During the Holiday Season

Click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis’ suggestions on where to spread the gift of giving around DC this holiday season.  Or listen here.

December 2, 2012: Hosting for the Holidays? Nycci Nellis suggests fun area events to bring your guests!

From touring an ice sculpture exhibit at the National Harbor to making s’mores at the Ritz Carlton, Nycci Nellis offers some great holiday events to bring out-of-town guests to this season.  Click on image or read here the full story.

November 29, 2012: Nycci Nellis talks Repeal Day and the best spots to celebrate our right to drink!

Click on image to listen to Nycci Nellis’ suggestions on where to celebrate the 79th anniversary of our right to drink and the best spots to sip on Repeal Day specials, or listen here.

NOVEMBER 25, 2012: NYCCI NELLIS SHARES POST-THANKSGIVING RESTAURANT OPENINGS ON WTOP

Click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis give WTOP listeners the inside scoop on new restaurant openings for when those Thanksgiving leftovers run out. Or listen here.

NOVEMBER 19, 2012: NYCCI NELLIS SHARES HOW TO HOST AN EFFORTLESS THANKSGIVING FEAST

For hosts of this week’s feast, Nycci Nellis shares some of the area’s best spots to pick up Thanksgiving essentials that will guarantee more time spent enjoying the day with family and friends and less time spent stuck in the kitchen.  Or read the full story here.

November 8, 2012: Nycci Nellis talks Union Market- this weekend’s exciting foodie destination

Click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis give the 411 on DC’s newest foodie destination, Union Market, and all of the excitement happening there this upcoming weekend. Or, click here.

November 4, 2012: Nycci Nellis suggests top DC spots for election night fun

Click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis’ top suggestions for where to watch election results roll in. Or, click here.

October 25, 2012: Nycci Nellis live chats on WTOP about all things Halloween

Click on image to read Nycci Nellis’ live chat with the WTOP audience about all things Halloween. Or read full chat here.

October 21, 2012: Nycci Nellis talks foodie events happening this week

Click on image to listen to Nycci Nellis discuss this upcoming week’s exciting foodie events including Chefs for Equality and the Taco Bamba pop-up shop on WTOP. Or listen    here.

October 14, 2012: Nycci Nellis chats champagne, Thanksgiving prep, and a new must-read

Click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis chat about where to indulge in champagne and fried chicken, get an early lesson in Thanksgiving preparation, and pickup a noteworthy read- Skirt Steak, or listen here.

October 7, 2012: Nycci Nellis talks Fall changes coming to area restaurants

Fall isn’t just about the changing color of leaves– click on the image to listen to Nycci Nellis discuss the changing DC restaurant scene this season, or listen here.