Food & Drink

Food & Drink: Get a taste of DC cuisine.

Appetite for Perfection: DC’s Bib Gourmand Restaurants

Although Michelin stars are highly coveted, the Bib Gourmand designation (“Bib” is short for “Bibendum,” known as “ Michelin Man ” in English) signifies a restaurant serving high quality cuisine at affordable prices (to be precise: two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less). In...

Ottoman Taverna - Bib Gourmand Restaurant in Washington, DC
7 Things to See & Do in Logan Circle

Though it’s named for a 19th-century traffic circle with a statue of a Civil War general (that’s a statue of John Logan and his horse in the center of it), Logan Circle’s main drag is actually 14th Street NW. Here, and on surrounding blocks like P Street, you’ll find restaurants in red brick...

Studio Theatre Washington, DC
7 Things to Do in Woodley Park

Originally developed as streetcar suburbs or summertime escape from DC’s legendary heat, Woodley Park stars historic appeal, leafy attractions like the National Zoo and a host of cool restaurants and bars.

Smithsonian National Zoo entrance with flowers
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
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: LGBT DC

Did you know the nation’s capital is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the country? In the 19th century, poet and gay icon Walt Whitman championed his ideals here. The city recognized same-sex marriage in 2009, six years before the 2015 Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage a national...

Pride Parade
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
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...

Hill County
10 Things To Do Indoors, Day & Night in Washington, DC

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
8 Farmers’ Markets You Should Visit in Washington, DC

Did you know there are about 200 farmers' markets in and around Washington, DC? Whether you are looking for local vegetables or prefer to catch a chef demo and score some samples, there’s something for everyone.

Farmers' Market Fresh Tomatoes - Washington, DC
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