D.C.’s Mintwood Place: A French-American Marriage in the Kitchen

What happens when two culinary worlds collide on the same plate?

Located in Washington, D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood, Mintwood Place gives nod to both French and American cuisine, with an emphasis on local ingredients throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. With ties to both countries, French-born Cedric Maupillier, Mintwood’s executive chef, seems like the ideal fit. 

In this “Table 42” vignette, brought to you by the Foodable Network, Chef Cedric takes us into his kitchen, complete with a wood-burning oven, to show us the magic behind this French-American marriage. Watch the full episode to learn why Chef Cedric’s first cooking experience was a forced one, how he landed in Washington, D.C., and more.