26 Nov 2014

Shopping:

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is the new Black (Friday). Instead of skipping out early on Thanksgiving with family and friends to sit in line for “deals” that we all know will drift into “Cyber Monday”, “Cyber Monday Extended” and “Last Minute, We Swear This is the Last Chance We’re Giving You to Get a Deal”, make […]


26 Nov 2014

Shopping:

Forget Something? Last Minute Thanksgiving Shopping Guide

No matter how well you plan, you always seem to need some last minute item on Thanksgiving Day. Fear not, Capitol Hill’s local businesses have you covered! Thursday hours: Harris Teeter 7am-2pm Yes! Organic Market 7am-4pm Safeway 6am-7pm Spring Mill Bakery 8am-1pm Union Market 11am-2pm (not all vendors will be open so call ahead) Red Apron Butchery 10am-1pm Cordial Wine 8am-2pm DCanter 9am-1pm […]


21 Nov 2014

Shopping:

Where to Get Thanksgiving Supplies

I hosted my very first Thanksgiving twenty years ago when I was clueless and poor. We ate at a card table and served a lentil roulade as the main course. My hosting and cooking skills have improved with time and hard-earned wisdom and I prepare to host Thanksgiving as if it were my Super Bowl, because it is. But this year […]


20 Nov 2014

Dining:

Virginia Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving

There are many nearby Virginia wineries producing top-notch and critically-acclaimed wines. This year, why not try a wine from this list to pair with your Thanksgiving meal and drink local? There’s no one right wine to pair with Thanksgiving, but some choices are better than others! Whether you prefer red, white or rosé, you’ll want […]


19 Nov 2014

Dining:

Where to Eat on the Hill this Thanksgiving

So you got out of dealing with the family crazy this Thanksgiving and you’re staying in town… congratulations! Making an entire Thanksgiving meal yourself can be daunting, so we checked out some of the places that are open on the Hill for your Thanksgiving dining pleasure. Bistro Cacao (320 Mass. Ave., NE) is open from […]