Food & Drink

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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
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
10 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
10 Places to Eat & Drink on H Street NE

From Ethiopian to Lebanese to Mexican, the food along H Street is a melting pot of flavors. Exploring the diverse neighborhood means you will work up quite the appetite. With that said, here are 10 awesome food and drink options to get you started.

Dining at Copycat Co - H Street NE
Downtown DC By Day & Night

DC’s cosmopolitan downtown neighborhood offers a mix of in-demand restaurant options, high-end shopping and plenty of must-see museums. The bustling neighborhood (located next to the city’s equally buzzy Penn Quarter ) has seen a renaissance in recent years with the opening of CityCenterDC , an...

@jbcevents - FIg & Olive - CityCenterDC
14 Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC

Friday National Gallery of Art East Building Reopening The culmination of the museum’s 75th anniversary, the reopening of the National Gallery of Art East Building will reinvent the modern arts wing of this free museum. Step through newly renovated galleries and enjoy three exhibition debuts,...

Capitol City Brewing Company Oktoberfest Event - DC Beer Week
Everything You Need to Know About DC’s Signature Dish: The Half-Smoke

What is a half-smoke? Paris has croissants, Baltimore has crab cakes, and Washington, DC has something called a half smoke. The town’s signature dish is a sausage, generally smoked before it’s grilled. They’re often a bit spicier and made of meat that’s more coarsely ground than a hot dog. Sources...

Ben's Chili Bowl
8 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
Where to Eat & Drink at Nationals Park

There’s more to Nationals Park than cheering on the talented ballplayers and hoping to catch a fly ball. Compared to other parks, this one puts food high up on the priority list: easy-to-read digital menu boards illuminate thousands of crave-worthy items at each concession stand and there's even a...

@kelseyohleger - Where to eat at Nationals Park - Washington, DC
Turning Back the Clock with Virginia Ali

You might have heard that Washington, DC has experienced a significant resurgence in recent years, as new restaurants, retail and attractions flock to the city. Few people have witnessed as much change in the District as Virginia Ali, who along with her husband Ben opened up the DC institution Ben’...

bens chili bowl