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Summer Festivals and Fairs 2014

From fests to parades, there’s always something going on in the nation’s capital in the summertime. Us locals are a little spoiled, especially since visitors often save for months or spend their life savings to come here when we have access to the greatest tastings, festivals, fairs, and events year round. Don’t be afraid to [...]

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Todd Gray’s Muse On The Move: Menu Details Revealed

Beginning July 20th fans of Chef Todd Gray’s popular gourmet vegan brunch previously held at Todd Gray’s Muse at the Corcoran Art Gallery will be enjoying their favorite meat-free fare at a new address.  While it was previously announced that the Corcoran Gallery of Art would be taken over by the National Gallery of Art and George [...]

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DC’s Best Breakfasts

It is said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Not only is it essential to fuel up to help you keep energized throughout the day, it can also set the tone for your day.  With these yummy breakfast spots, you’ll be more than willing to leap out of bed.
In The District:

You will [...]

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Wine on a Dime: Half-price Wine Nights

How about a glass of wine to help chase away the Winter Blues nearly every day of the week? There are restaurants all over the DC area included.

Restaurants tend to offer wine deals early in the week to increase business on slower nights—most promotions are on Sunday and Monday, but Wine Down Wednesday is super [...]

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Warm up by the Fire: Fireside Dining

We’re now officially in November. Once the cold sets in, there is nothing more comforting than dining and enjoying a glass of wine or cocktail beside the warmth of a roaring fire. The nation’s capital offers a variety of fireside dining to enjoy a hearty meal while listening to the crackle of flames. DC offers the best fireside [...]

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Vote for Dining in DC: Best Food Blog in the Express Night Out ‘Best of 2013′

Thank you to everyone who sent in their nominations! Dining in DC is a Top five finalist in the Express Night Out ‘Best of 2013′ Poll. I am honored to be nominated alongside some great blogs, new and old.
I need your help to Vote for Dining in DC to win!
From now until September 26th, Express Night Out [...]

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Discover Mosaic District Giveaway

Living in the suburbs of NoVa became a lot more cool with the addition of the Mosaic District, an innovative urban retail & entertainment community located between Merrifeld, Vienna, and Fairfax, Virginia. If you haven't been, then you're seriously behind the (foodie) times. A lot of major food and retail companies have set up shop at Mosaic, [...]

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DC Restaurant Week Extensions

The official DC Restaurant Week Summer 2013 starts on Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th; however, there is good news for those looking to spread out their dining out (or for procrastinators). There are many restaurants that are extending their promotional prix-fixe menus one week, two weeks, and some even up to the entire [...]

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Tom Yum District Opens: Nom Nom in ATown + Giveaway

If you love Thai food as much as I do, then you’re in for a treat. Co-owners of Bangkok Joe’s in Georgetown and T.H.A.I. Shirlington (one of my all-time-faves), Chef Aulie Bunyaratapan and her husband Mel Oursinsiri, have opened a new fast casual eatery in Rossyln. The new Tom Yum District (1515 Wilson Blvd.), located just three [...]

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DC Restaurant Week Summer 2013 Newcomers

DC Restaurant Week takes place twice a year and since new restaurants open up every single month in the Washington, DC area, it is a great time to check out a place that you’ve been hearing about but haven’t had a chance to visit. In June, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced that last season, [...]

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Dine with Dining in DC Giveaway! Win Dinner to Restaurant Nora!

Chevrolet is sponsoring a Chevy-style DC Food Blogger dinner at Restaurant Nora, America’s first certified Organic restaurant on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Chevrolet is providing transportation for the evening and footing the bill!
Located in Dupont Circle, Restaurant Nora (2132 Florida Ave., NW) opened in 1979 with a mission. In 1999, [...]

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Giveaway: Farm to Table Restaurant Week: July 22-27

Think Local First DC is counting down the days till Eat Local First Week, July 22-27. This dedicated week will include a Farm-to-Table Week where dozens of independently owned restaurants will feature 60% locally sourced dishes, full menus, and specialty beverages. A portion of the funds raised by the first annual Farm to Table Restaurant [...]

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DC Restaurant Week Returns: Summer 2013

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has officially announced the dates for its upcoming Summer Restaurant Week promotion Monday, August 19 to Sunday, August 25, 2013.  As always, Washington, DC area foodies will be able to enjoy the best that the region has to offer at incredible rates; three-course, prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus are priced at $20.13 [...]

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The Best of DC's Summer Frozen Treats

July is National Ice Cream Month! It’s a good thing too because D.C. in the summer months is hot and steamy. Temps are rising and we are faced with the challenge of finding reprieve from the heat. How about this for a perfect equation? Humidity + cool treats = a refreshing summer pairing. It is [...]