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9 Things to See & Do in Shaw

African-American history runs deep in Shaw , a rowhouse-, restaurant- and retail-filled neighborhood northeast of the White House. Duke Ellington was born here, and he and other stars of “Black Broadway” played at nearby theaters that are still standing. These days, the zone is just as well known...

Shaw Brewpub - Right Proper Brewing Company - Washington, DC
H Street NE By Day & By Night

Anchored by the Atlas Theater since 1938, H Street NE has recently returned to its roots as an arts and cultural center. In early 2005, the theater was reincarnated as the Atlas Performing Arts Center, and new restaurants, bars and businesses began to follow. Today, H Street has turned into one of...

Biergarten Haus - H Street NE - Washington, DC
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
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
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
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Restaurants, Food & Wine

Although you won't find anything completely free on this list, you will discover that DC's dining scene offers lots of affordable options. Check out this list which features some local food upstarts, happy hour heroes and other edible options, including DC's signature sausage, the half-smoke.

bens chili bowl
Penn Quarter & Chinatown By Day & By Night

Venture into Penn Quarter & Chinatown and you’ll encounter a vibrant urban hub. Don’t be surprised when you step off the Metro and encounter a 60-foot high Chinese archway and bright neon lights. Visitors should expect plenty of foot traffic, elaborately dressed storefronts and energy-filled...

Chinatown Arch - Washington, DC
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
Where to Eat on 11th Street in Columbia Heights

Perhaps the homiest restaurant neighborhood in the city, Columbia Heights’ 11th Street serves up indie bars and eateries on the blocks between residential Kenyon and Monroe streets. If you plan well, you could chow down on three meals a day here – and still have spots to go to for a nightcap. A.M...

Maple restaurant Washington, DC
Cedric Maupillier Dishes on the French-American Mash Up at Convivial

A charming accent reveals Cedric Maupillier’s roots in the South of France. But the ambitious chef (also the force behind Adams Morgan’s Mintwood Place ) recently became an American citizen, and the menu at his new Shaw bistro borrows liberally from the cuisine of both countries. What’s the secret...

Cedric Maupillier of Convivial and Mintwood Place