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Beef Bacon & Burgundy at Smith & Wollensky

During Winter Restaurant Week while dining at Smith & Wollensky we came across their newest promotion, Beef Bacon & Burgundy. As lovers of steak, we were quite intrigued to learn more. Of course they offer a prix-fixe menu, but items can also be ordered à la carte if you so choose. Although we only grabbed [...]

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Memorial Day Tap Takeover at Jack Rose Dining Saloon

Beer lovers of D.C., scrap your Memorial Day plans and strap on your shoes as there is an Adams Morgan tap takeover event you don’t want to miss. Celebrate beer, craft cocktails and the pin-ups of yesteryear with a special Fordham & Dominion Brewing tap takeover at Jack Rose Dining Saloon (2007 18th St. NW). The event represents the largest [...]

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Extra Innings: Where to go Before and After Nationals Games

Baseball used to mean crackerjacks and peanuts. Thankfully, that is no longer the case. As most Americans’ culinary interests have exploded, unless you’re a lover of Taco Bell Doritos Locos tacos (in which case you’re probably dealing with a different type of gastrointestinal explosion), our appetite for a good meal and a great game have [...]

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Picking Lucky for St. Patrick’s Day 2014

St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on March 17th. Every year, one can expect to find legions of green-clad revelers taking to the streets in search of beer, whiskey and merriment. However since St. Patrick’s Day will follow on a Monday, those celebrations will extend all weekend long and into [...]

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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.
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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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The Heights – New chef, New menu, New look!

One of Columbia Heights’ custome writing neighborhood restaurants, The Heights, is about to get a major makeover.
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From their press release: The EatWell DC, LLC owned establishment is going to have an updated look to accompany the new menu created the recently-appointed Head Chef, Kerry Tate.

The Heights is having a few different (and awesome)celebrations:
1) 10/27/13 - [...]


Dining and Dating: Win a #SparkDate Dinner for Two at Ghibellina

Want to dine on our dime? Looking for a great date night for two? In need of a fantastic meal you can tell your friends about? Win dinner for two at Ghibellina (1610 14th St. NW) from Dining in DC and Sparkology!

Ghibellina is one of the newest additions to the increasingly popular and crowded 14th Street restaurant [...]


Dining and Dating District Style: Ghibellina

Forgive me father for I have sinned. It has been nine months since my last Dining and Dating District Style review. A definitely unaccomplished mission to obtain Ryan Reynolds’ physique sidetracked me from providing prompt and regular reviews; however, a recent meeting with the good folks of Sparkology, a NYC-based dating service set to launch [...]

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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 [...]


Travel to Mexico with Rosa Mexicano’s Art of Mixology Program

Who says you need a passport to travel the world? Rosa Mexicano’s Flavors of Mexico series is back, and this time they are exploring cocktails. Running now through June 30th, The Art of Mexican Mixology program is celebrating Mexican influenced cocktails just in time for summer.
Rosa Mexicano’s Flavors of Mexico series is a regular program [...]


Memorial Day Staycation – Stay delicious!

So you’ve decided not to travel this Memorial Day weekend – good for you. Now what? If the thought of the Beltway is making you think twice about embarking on an elaborate trip, not to worry!
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You can have a fabulous holiday weekend at home too. Here’s how to make your Memorial Day [...]

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Summer Food Festivals and County Fairs 2013

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 [...]


How to Keep Chuggin’ Down the Healthy Track when Dining Out

Dining in DC is pleased to welcome Life and Health Coach/Counselor, and now author, Kimberly Hammond a.k.a Healthy Chick as a Contributor. In this introductory post, Kim offers sage advice to us foodies (those who live to eat and not eat to live, you know who you are) on how to be healthy (make smart choices) when dining out. [...]