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Sitting Down with Jamie Leeds, Owner of Hank’s Oyster Bar

Ten years ago, the crab cake was king of local menus, then Jamie Leeds opened a niche market: oysters. Thanks to her, the capital is enjoying oyster-centric gastropubs, but her baby, Hank's Oyster Bar , stands tall above them all. Leeds sat down with us to answer a few of our most burning questions...

Hank's Oyster Bar - Dupont Circle - Washington, DC
Downtown Dining in Washington, DC

Downtown DC buzzes with activity all day long and well into the evening with its mix of sophisticated shopping, dining and cultural offerings. The neighborhood’s proximity to The White House has also made it a prime destination for politicos and tourists alike. For foodies, you’ll find everything...

Casa Luca - Fabio Trabocchi Restaurant - Washington, DC
19 Hot Restaurants to Try Now in Washington, DC

The nation's capital was recently named restaurant city of the year by Bon Appétit magazine, and come October, it will become the fourth U.S. city featured in the Michelin Guide , joining the likes of New York City, San Francisco and Chicago. A sea of new dining concepts and reinvigorated favorites...

The Dabney - Shaw - Blagden Alley - Washington, DC
Shaw Dining in Washington, DC

A short walk from Howard University from the north or Mount Vernon Square from the south, the ultra hot neighborhood of Shaw has made a name for itself with its mix of eclectic retail, raved about restaurants and bragging rights to some very cool African American jazz history. No national chains...

Eat the Rich - Where to Eat in Shaw - Washington, DC
Breweries to Check Out In & Around Washington, DC

When you’re looking for a cold one, look beyond the big beer producers and taste something distinctly DC. Frosty, frothy, heady, hoppy, sour – whatever your preference, you can find it at any of these local breweries.

Shaw Brewpub - Right Proper Brewing Company - Washington, DC
14 Places to Get Cozy in Washington, DC

If you’re not fortunate enough to have a fireplace at your home, or space for a bonfire in the backyard, no worries – the District has you covered. Numerous restaurants and bars have areas fit for kicking back, relaxing and shaking off the brr of fall and winter with fireplaces and heaters to go...

Bonfire - Places to Get Cozy - Washington, DC
Upgrade Your Date Night in Washington, DC

In the nation’s capital, DC really stands for Date City. The nation’s capital is the perfect place to share some moments! Make new discoveries, walk under the stars and experience the thrill of a city built for romance. Here's how you can upgrade your date night when in DC: Get into the...

couple on a date
Georgetown Dining in Washington, DC

The spires of Georgetown University’s classic buildings set the scene for DC’s oldest neighborhood , which today attracts a cross-section of visitors, including pastel-loving preppy college students, Washington’s old guard and young professionals who want to unwind at the neighborhood’s waterfront...

Fiola Mare - Fabio Trabocchi Restaurant in Georgetown - Washington, DC
40+ Things to Do This October in Washington, DC

Events Taste of Georgetown – Oct. 1 Eat and drink your way through a Saturday afternoon in one of DC’s most historic neighborhoods during Taste of Georgetown. Now in its 23rd year, the event welcomes you and yours to try more than 60 dishes from 30 of Georgetown’s most popular eateries, including...

Halloween and Boo at the Zoo in Washington, DC
9 Things to See & Do On U Street

The part of the city that never sleeps, find eclectic food options, late-night dancing, rich culture and so much more on U Street .

@amandaeisner - Washington, DC Skyline from U Street