Food & Drink

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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
7 Ways to Fit in Like a Local

You don’t have to hire fake Secret Service agents to look like you belong in DC, even if your flight just landed yesterday. As sure as the Parisians tie their scarves just so, Washingtonians have certain habits, ways of speaking and quirks, and if you know a few of them in advance, you’ll feel...

taqueria nacional
Stars of the Show: DC’s Award-Winning Restaurants

As you may have heard, DC’s dining scene has officially arrived . After the release of its first Michelin Guide , we decided to compile the city’s award-winning restaurants that require your attention. Accolades include Bib Gourmand or star-status in the aforementioned guide, James Beard Awards ,...

Bad Saint - Award-Winning Restaurant in Washington, DC
Capitol Riverfront By Day & By Night

Capitol Riverfront was a vital commercial section of the District from the late 19th century until the end of World War II, as the Washington Navy Yard, the nation’s longest continually operating naval facility, served as a beacon for a thriving community. Billions of dollars in investment in the...

Couple at Yards Park Capitol Riverfront
Sitting Down with the Sisters of Georgetown Cupcake

Sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne are the co-founders of Georgetown Cupcake , stars of the hit series DC Cupcakes on TLC and best-selling authors of " The Cupcake Diaries " and " Sweet Celebrations ." Inspired by their grandmother, in 2008, Katherine and Sophie traded...

Georgetown Cupcakes
3 Days Playing in President Obama's Backyard

Morning Start your day where any Presidential tour should: at the White House . Pose for a photo op, stop by the White House Visitor Center and then grab breakfast at the nearby White House FRESHFARM Market (Thursdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. from April 7 to Nov. 17; 810 Vermont Ave. NW). With healthy frui...

15 Farm-to-Fork Restaurants to Try in Washington, DC

The word “locavore” (defined as, “one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible”) was added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary a few years back; it’s also a concept that rules at many Washington, DC restaurants. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of must-try spots that source what’s on...

Convivial - Shaw Neighborhood Restaurant - Washington, DC
12 Family Friendly Restaurants Your Kids Will Love

Thanks to the international entrepreneurs who’ve opened restaurants in the area, DC now offers cuisine from around the world, and many of these restaurants welcome children with open arms. Here’s a guide to 12 family friendly restaurants, where you’re sure to find a menu that pleases both you and...

Family walking along Potomac River at the Georgetown Waterfront
9 Things to See & Do in Adams Morgan

The diverse neighborhood of Adams Morgan is centered at the intersection of Columbia Road and 18th Street, sandwiched between U Street Corridor, Mount Pleasant, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Columbia Heights, and Woodley Park. The area might be less than. 5 sq. miles, but there’s a lot for you to...

18th Street on Adams Morgan Day
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