19 Dec 2014

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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Chef

Do you have someone on your list who subscribes to ten or more food-related newsletters? Are they more likely to pick up Food and Wine magazine over Marie Claire or Esquire? When you mention foreign travel do they immediately ask you if you tried some sort of native dish?  I have totally just described myself […]


12 Aug 2014

Your Guide to DC Beer Week on Capitol Hill

Beer nerds, rejoice! You have a week’s worth of drinking ahead of you. Next week is DC Beer Week, now in its sixth year of existence. And, if you live on Capitol Hill, you have a distinct advantage. That’s because many of the events gravitate around our neighborhood bars. Whether you’re looking for an all-you-can eat […]


15 Jan 2014

Date Night on Capitol Hill

Sure, date night and Capitol Hill are not synonymous — especially for this mom of two who hasn’t been on a date in a very, very long time — but that isn’t stopping Destination DC and Living Social from offering a variety of date night discounts, deals and ideas, some of which are specific to Capitol […]


14 Jan 2014

First Bite: Ris Arrives at Union Market

Mention the name Ris Lacoste, and you’re likely to find more than just a few fans of her cooking. Lacoste’s Foggy Bottom restaurant, Ris, is best known for soups, stews, and entrees, like duck confit and Icelandic cod. It’s cooking that skips the fuss and goes straight for the flavor. But, what if you could […]


29 Oct 2013

First Bite Buzz

It’s the week for sweets, as we trick-or-treat our way through Capitol Hill.  What’s sweeter than new sweets being offered on the Hill?  Read on. If you are looking to up your Halloween pre-game, head to Union Market on Thursday to trick-or-treat.  From 4 – 7 p.m. there will be candy offerings for those in […]