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Where to Keep the Champagne Flowing This NYE:
[ 0 ] December 19, 2014 |

Where to Keep the Champagne Flowing This NYE:

The Gibson is throwing a “Mad Max-querade” where for $125, guests will receive a premium open bar and food all night (8pm-2am), champagne toast at midnight, as well as music and burlesque entertainment. The patio will also be opened and heated. Guests are asked to dress in theme, to the nines, or however they like. […]

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Weekend Getaway:  Annapolis
[ 0 ] December 12, 2014 |

Weekend Getaway: Annapolis

Getting out of the District these days can be a challenge if your resources are limited.  Money, time off from work and travel companions all weigh into the planning process.  Recently, I needed a BREAK.  Searching the map much like Prince Akeem in Coming to America, I scoured quick getaways that would not empty the […]

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Talking with Marcus Samuelsson
[ 0 ] December 10, 2014 |

Talking with Marcus Samuelsson

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to see Marcus Samuelsson give a talk at Sixth & I, which was connected to his new cookbook release:  Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home.  The talk was less about his recipes, and more about his background, influences and unique perspective when […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Boss Shepherd’s
[ 0 ] December 4, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Boss Shepherd’s

As the old saying goes “The second times the charm”.  That is exactly what happened the last time I visited Boss Shepherd’s in Penn Quarter.  On my first visit, I left feeling disappointed and confused:  How could a menu boasting so many great dishes have no way of proving it?  The fried chicken lacked any […]

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Five Newbies That Will Keep Us Warm This Winter
[ 0 ] November 21, 2014 |

Five Newbies That Will Keep Us Warm This Winter

Let’s face it.  It is freezing outside!  The only outdoors activities Washingtonians welcome are those involving a DuPont snowball fight or Georgetown’s ice skating rink.  Outside of those and the like, indoors is the place to be every this winter.  Trying to figure out what to do with all this indoor time??  Here are our top picks […]

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