Timothy Jacobson

Food

In search of lost French restaurants

It was a sad day when La Petite Auberge passed from the scene a decade ago

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

The culinary wisdom of charity cookbooks

The Ladies’ Charity Cookbooks are neglected historical artifacts

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

Dinner with Judy

A virtual party will have to do

By Timothy Jacobson

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Alexis de Tocqueville’s Christmas parade

At the Christmas Parade, politics of any flavor seem a long way off

By Timothy Jacobson

Rumors of war in Virginia

The memory of the Civil War helped make Woodrow Wilson the ambivalent wartime leader he proved to be

By Timothy Jacobson

The disunited states of Virginia

North against south, and the country against the city

By Timothy Jacobson

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