Author: Haley

Haley, Restaurant Review

Haute Diggity Dog

The dog days of summer are just beginning. Alexandria’s Haute Dogs & Fries (allegedly pronounced “hot dog”) is quick, creative, inexpensive, and downright delicious. Haute Dog is situated blocks from the Alexandria waterfront. And in this city, dogs reign supreme. The very understandable obsession is hugely apparent both in and outside the […]

Haley, Poem

An Ode to the Barmini Cocktail Flight

Thank you José Andrés, for your glorious insight, For you have created Barmini and its luxurious cocktail flight. Everything in the cocktail lab feels so right, It makes me want to Instagram all damn night. The lighting is perfect and the cocktails sublime, I’ll surely be back for “nitro caipirnha” with a hint of lime. […]


Feeding Thousands of Nerds: The Food at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

On Saturday, journalists peeled themselves away from Tweetdeck to rub elbows with celebs and celebrate the First Amendment. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner was different. Minimal fanfare, fewer celebrities, an absent President, and an increasing skepticism of media contributed […]