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DC Staycation: Puttin’ On the Ritz-Carlton (Pentagon City)

Fred Astaire said it best in his 1930’s hit song: If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to Why don’t you go where fashion sits: Puttin’ on the Ritz. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company empire, originally founded in the early 1900’s but officially established in 1983 with the purchase of The Ritz-Carlton, Boston, has remained […]

Cocktail Demo Class at Via Umbria

We’ve all been there: After experiencing a long and stressful day at work, the only thing we want or need is someone willing to buy us a stiff drink alongside a satisfying plate of hearty grub. Lucky enough for diners living in the DC Metro area, artisanal food giant, Via Umbria takes it a step further by […]

Review: City Perch Bethesda

While the inner city limits of Washington DC are home to an array of Michelin-rated establishments making it a national foodie haven, visitors and locals alike fail to realize that a number of towns and communities located just outside of the beltway also have a big hand at the table when it comes to their […]

Review: Malmaison

Not far from the banks of the Potomac River, lies a piece of classic France tucked away in a chic, two story restored warehouse on the corner of K and Water Street Northwest in Georgetown. Made out of intricately placed white stone brick, the quaint and casual cafe and booming events space known as Malmaison serves up […]

Review: Grand Trunk South Asian Restaurant

In the heart of Washington, DC’s Penn Quarter neighborhood, a cultural experience unlike any other sits tucked away in the oldest standing commercial building in the city at 641 Indiana Avenue NW. The oldest original building in Pierre Lenfant’s layout for the nation’s capitol, and later on known as the old manufacturing plant for Siemens […]

Fyve Restaurant Lounge- Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City

Conveniently located a stone’s throw away from one of the world’s most powerful government agencies sits a powerhouse of a different kind – a culinary experience unlike any other. Fyve Restaurant Lounge, situated in the Ritz Carlton Hotel near The Pentagon in Arlington, Va., (many of the restaurants menu items are named after Pentagon officials […]

Copperwood Tavern, Shirlington

It’s no secret that Washington, D.C. was recently coined the “Restaurant City of the Year,” by Bon Appetite magazine. But with the endless amount of dining options that are available inside the city limits, both DC-natives and visitors alike often forget that a world exists outside of the perimeters of the nation’s capitol – and a […]

Founding Farmers

There are countless”must-see” attractions that District locals often recommend to the city’s tens of thousands of visitors each year. From the gates of the iconic home of the President of the United States to the steps of the Jefferson Memorial, or from the historic hallways of the Willard Intercontinental Hotel to the bustling nightlife and authentic […]

DC Staycation: The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel

Beneath the shadow of the nation’s Capitol and among the bustling sidewalks, brick clad, and marble landmarks of Washington DC‘s Capitol Hill neighborhood, sits a lively and iconic tourist hub that has welcomed the District’s sightseers for decades. The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel at 415 New Jersey Ave NW – one of the city’s most distinctive boutique hotels – […]

Basic Burger

Attention all burger aficionados! Boy oh boy, don’t we have a surprise in store for you. While it’s no surprise that burgers have been around for well over 100 years, we would like to introduce you to a burger joint of a different kind – one that in no way aims to reinvent one of […]

ZooFari 2016

Lions and tigers and (panda) bears, oh my! On the beautifully warm and breezy evening of Thursday, May 19th, we joined the Friends of the National Zoo and more than 100 of the DC-areas best restaurants and vinters on the wild plains of the Smithsonian National Zoo for “ZooFari 2016,” a wildly amazing fundraiser that […]

DC Chocolate Festival

Do you believe that everyone should have access to great chocolate? We sure do! Thankfully, our friends at The DC Chocolate House agree, which is why they organized and hosted the first annual Chocolate Festival in the heart of the nation’s capitol. Held at The Westin Hotel in Washington, D.C.’s swanky City Center, more than 300 chocolatiers and […]