Food & Drink

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Derek Brown on the Cocktail Scene in Washington, DC

When it comes to craft cocktails, there’s a whole lot shakin’ in the nation’s capital. All the rage at the moment are the growing number of speakeasies, bars and lounges devoted exclusively to serving expertly measured and mixed drinks. Add to that, four distinct distilleries have popped up in the...

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Discover Eastern Market’s sights, smells & sounds

Nestled in the heart of historic Capitol Hill just north of Barracks Row, Eastern Market is a must-visit for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food and drink, and arts and crafts lovers. Designed to serve as the neighborhood town center, this popular community hub has attracted an eclectic group of...

Eastern Market
20+ Rooftop Bars & Restaurants to Try This Summer in Washington, DC

Summertime is the right time to head out on the town, find the nearest rooftop bar and order up your favorite cocktail or draft beer. Feel the breeze and ease back at these District locales, who have set up shop up top for your warm weather pleasure.

DNV Rooftop at The Donovan Washington, DC
Pixie Windsor of Miss Pixie’s Furniture & Whatnot

Pixie Windsor (just Miss Pixie to her many friends) has been selling mid-century lounge chairs, 1940s art deco tables and groovy artwork at Miss Pixie’s Furniture & Whatnot on Logan Circle’s 14th Street since 2008, and dealing in stylish vintage wares in DC since the 1990s. So where does she...

Miss Pixie's Furnishings & Whatnot
7 Distilleries You Should Know About In & Around Washington, DC

It seems fitting that in close proximity to where Congress ratified the amendment that bought Prohibition to an end is a thriving vodka, gin, rum and bourbon distillery scene. In recent years many DC locals have turned their hand to craft distilling. See how spirits are made and sample the end...

Republic Restoratives Distillery - Washington, DC
Best Bets for Group Get-Togethers

Dining out doesn’t always involve a petite party of two. Whether you’re in town with a tour group, celebrating with a large group of pals, or scheduling a team meeting over a meal, these restaurants are pros at accommodating a crowd.s If you’re downtown: For solid American fare in a central...

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12 Must-Visit Nightlife Hot Spots on U Street

With an unparalleled music and nightlife scene, U Street draws locals and visitors looking to stay up late and have a good time. From underground danceclubs (there's more than one in this 'hood) to industrial-chic spaces where you can sip artfully crafted cocktails and everything in between, this...

Tropicalia - U Street - Washington, DC
10 Things To Do Indoors, Day & Night

DC’s monuments and outdoor spaces get a lot of press, but you can also find plenty of things to do inside, whether you’re fleeing wintery weather or trying to beat the heat in summer. From off-beat museums to plush spas, we’ve literally got you covered.

Union Market
10 Things to See & Do On U Street

From the underground U Street Music Hall to the spacious 9:30 Club , live music abounds. Catch jazz or eat brunch gospel-style at Howard Theatre , get down to funky ska bands, European-imported DJs, EDM sets, and so much more.

Washington, DC Skyline from U Street
13 Wine Bars to Get Your Vino Fix

Ready for a glass of red? Us, too. Take your pick of these 13 standout wine spots.

Eno Wine Bar