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Where to Eat & Drink Around the National Mall

Home to Washington, DC’s iconic museums and monuments, the National Mall is also surrounded by some of the city’s top restaurants.The area stretches from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River, so prepare to work those legs! These restaurants will help you fuel up before, during...

Art and Soul - Places to Eat in Washington, DC
Petworth Dining in Washington, DC

The Lincoln Memorial may loom large on the National Mall, but it was the neighborhood of Petworth where the 16th president used to sojourn in the summer. Petworth is home to President Lincoln’s Cottage , his summer home-turned-historical attraction, and the up-and-coming area is also home to a...

Alfie's - Places to Eat in Petworth - Washington, DC
Adams Morgan Dining in Washington, DC

Adams Morgan is known for its millennial-friendly scene that features a diverse mix of bars and lounges along with hip stores selling clothing, furniture and records. However, the neighborhood’s burgeoning restaurant scene (which recently scored a Michelin star for one of its restaurants) adds...

Mintwood Place - Dining in Adams Morgan - Washington, DC
15 Things to See & Do in Southwest Waterfront

A renaissance is underway along this 47-acre riverfront community, and the new development is called The Wharf . Despite big changes, this historic neighborhood maintains many important remnants of its past including its historic seafood market, world-class theater, leisure cruise boat pier and...

9 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
Neighborhood Guide to Winter Restaurant Week in Washington, DC

The winter season in the District would not be complete without Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week , which runs from Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 this year. Throughout the promotion, roughly 250 restaurants across the DC area offer three-course, prix-fixe meals for brunch, lunch and dinner, with brunch...

Birch & Barley Dining in Washington, DC
7 Things to See & Do in Petworth

You can spend the whole day in Petworth hopping around from shops to restaurant to bars. The area also plays host to fun neighborhood gatherings, and features one of the most historic sites in the Metro area. Filled with tasty eats and a healthy dose of culture, Petworth should be on your DC to-do...

Never-Ending Excitement on 14th Street

Bars, restaurants, galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, music venues, vintage stores: the 14th Street scene has an experience for everyone. Locals and visitors throng to this exceptional streetscape for its endless allure and ceaseless excitement. Read up on the spots that make 14th Street buzz.

View of 14th Street NW - Washington, DC - Credit The Harper
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...

930 Club - Washington, DC
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...