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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 – […]

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 […]

Ice Cream Jubilee

Thinking back on your happiest memories as a child, what comes to mind? A favorite toy? Your closet family member or a beloved family pet? While it’s safe to say most of us have experienced an unforgettable sense of joy from one, if not all, of these things, there is one common, yet often forgotten factor […]

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

Foodie friends, We are sorry we have been on a food porn hiatus the last couple weeks, but we have been recovering from an extreme sugar coma after visiting our latest featured donut extraordinaire! (In all honestly, we have been traveling abroad and domestically since early March, so please bare with us as we have a […]

Medium Rare Brunch

When the majority of Americans imagine all of the components that come together to produce the perfect steak, they simultaneously cringe when they imagine how deep in their wallets they will have to dig in order to get it. Lucky enough for them, there are restaurants like D.C.’s Medium Rare that serve up some of the […]


What do sushi rolls and burritos have in common? Well, not much in terms of content. But when creating one of D.C.’s newest foodie havens, the minds behind the funky-fast, casual eatery Buredo got everything right when they combined the best of both. Buredo (pronounced “bur-EE-do” and Japanese for “blade”) was founded by two life-long childhood […]

Olivia Macaron

At 3222 M Street NW in Northwest Washington, D.C. sits a unique sweet spot that is cherished by D.C. locals. Surrounded by the upscale shops and pristine cobblestone streets of Georgetown, this popular spot is known throughout the nation’s capitol (and even among certain U.S. Presidents) as none other than Olivia Macaron. Olivia Macaron was founded […]

Barrel Whiskey Lounge

Surrounded by the glow of the nation’s Capitol, amongst the hustle and bustle of thousands of the country’s most rich and powerful, lies a monumental attraction of a different kind that deserves admiration and recognition in its own right. Barrel, a rustic yet cozy whiskey bar known for its southern fare and flare, has quickly […]

Chocolate House DC

Nestled deep in the heart of Northwest D.C. sits a hidden gem that it sure to satisfy the sweet tooth of even the most refined pallets. Chocolate House DC is a tasting room and boutique store with more than 300 unique chocolate bars and confections (including truffles which we will discuss later on), from local artisan chocolate […]

National Harbor – Ft. Washington, Maryland

Just outside of our nation’s capitol sits a magical place. A place that one can view from across the Potomac from the shores of Old Town Alexandria, yet a place that still seems so far away to us city-dwellers. To get there, you can’t take the Subway. Your options are to drive, to cab, or […]


A coffee cafe or a clothing store? An Asian Restaurant or a bakery? At 1351 H Street NE in Washington, D.C., we aren’t exactly sure what is going on, but what we do know, is that the masterminds behind the creation of Maketto got *everything* right. Maketto, a 6,000 square foot communal marketplace and lifestyle brand […]