25 Mar

A Rivalry Worthy of the NCAA: Dubliner vs. Kelly's

If you were to compare college basketball to DC bars, the Dubliner and Kelly’s Irish Times would be the Duke vs. UNC match-up of the NCAA tournament. It’s a historic rivalry, rooted in tradition and proximity. Instead of Tobacco Road, this rivalry plays out on F Street, NW. They are two bars that have stood […]


21 Mar

March Madness: Trusty's vs The Pug

Did you miss our initial post on Favorite Bar on the Hill March Madness? Go catch up here! As much as I enjoy good quality beer or a really well mixed cocktail, I also really appreciate the kind of bar where I can feel completely comfortable in an old t-shirt with my hair up in […]


07 Feb

Coming Soon: Beuchert's Saloon

In my recent roundup of new restaurant openings I mentioned Beuchert’s Saloon, which is expected to open in the next couple of weeks at 623 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, the old Capitol Hill Art & Frame store.  Flanked by Pound the Hill and Mattress Discounters (how is that place lasted so long??), and with its windows […]


06 Feb

Self Proclaimed Foodie? Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!

Living close to Barracks Row is both a blessing and a curse (although the curse might just be my laziness but I digress). The point is, I love having so many restaurant and bar options (ok and cupcake shops) all within walking distance from my house, but I do wonder if the convenience factor makes […]


16 Jan

So You Wanna See the Inauguration…

Inauguration time in DC is exciting but also crazy. In my line of work I’ve had the good fortune of covering inauguration activities from various vantage points – the Capitol, the Mall, from an Inaugural Ball. And while there’s no doubt that watching a president take the oath of office fills me with the pride […]