Feb. 24th: #TrendingTuesdayDC

Don’t have time to keep your eye on the latest trends? Check back here every Tuesday for my top #TrendingTuesdayDC picks! Culottes Although we haven’t thawed out from winter, it’s time to start thinking spring fashion trends. Culottes have been popping up everywhere from the runway to street style. Depending on the length and design […]

The DC Snow Tease (as told by dogs)

Summer is hot, spring is humid, and fall is too short. But no season in DC teases us more than winter. While our friends to the north get glorious, school/work cancelling snow, we get rain. Here are 10 dogs who understand your DC snow tease issues: 1). When you look at NYC on Instagram…   […]

Feb 8: Ramen World DC, Tickets & Details Inside

This is #RamenWorld and you can buy your tickets here! For the first time ever, Mess Hall unites Ramen heavyweights Erik Bruner-Yang from Toki Underground and Chef Katsuya Fukushima from Daikaya, cooking under the same roof in the spirit of collaboration. Ramen World also highlights some of the area’s hottest Asian culinary concepts. Tickets will […]

The Red Hen DC: Why We Love Bloomingdale

It’s places like The Red Hen that make you fall in love with a neighborhood. Local, cozy, bursting with excitement and flavor with a menu as diverse as it’s clientele. Chef/Owner Mike Friedman, after spending stints under Jose Andres and as Chef de Cuisine at Proof, he is now focused on creating his own Italian […]

Welcome to the Hill: A Survival Guide for New Staff & Members

Dear New Staff and Members of the 114th Congress, Congratulations on a well fought campaign, and welcome to Capitol Hill!! It’s a great place to work. Everyone back home thinks you’re a boss, and are very proud of you. (“My son works in Washington!!”) You’re probably just getting your first tours of the complex and […]

How Foodies Spent New Year’s

We asked some of the area’s foodies and bloggers what they did for New Year’s Eve, and if they had any traditions? “I make black eyed peas and collards. The peas are supposed to bring good luck & the collards bring money.” - Johnna of Johnna Knows Good Food “I [did] Chinese food takeout from […]

Chef Shake-Up: Alex McCoy Leaves Helm at Duke’s Grocery

The Chef running the helm at Duke’s Grocery, responsible for dishes such as the Katsu Curry, the cat-fish Bahn Mi with pate, and of course, The Proper (or Brunchie) Burger, has announced today he is the leaving the 17th Street hot-spot. In a public Facebook post, Chef Alex McCoy writes, “Friends, after a year and […]