Making Food Your Religion: Gospel Sunday Brunch at The Hamilton

You can be like me and join the church of Yum and make food your religion. Now there’s a place to worship for people like us. See! You’re already a welcome member! We’re very accepting folks.

The Hamilton (600 14th Street, NW), a landmark building that was originally constructed in 1929 and operated as the flagship [...]

Making Food Your Religion: Gospel Sunday Brunch at The Hamilton

You can be like me and join the church of Yum and make food your religion. Now there’s a place to worship for people like us. See! You’re already a welcome member! We’re very accepting folks.
The Hamilton (600 14th Street, NW), a landmark building that was originally constructed in 1929 and operated as the flagship [...]

Making Food Your Religion: Gospel Sunday Brunch at The Hamilton

You can be like me and join the church of Yum and make food your religion. Now there’s a place to worship for people like us. See! You’re already a welcome member! We’re very accepting folks.

The Hamilton (600 14th Street, NW), a landmark building that was originally constructed in 1929 and operated as the flagship [...]

To Do: Frederick Restaurant Week March 5-11

It’s not a secret that Frederick, MD is one of my favorite places in the DC Metropolitan area. In fact, my husband and I jetted down there in December for our 8th year wedding anniversary. We spent one week prior to that and fell in love with it. It’s the perfect getaway. If you need [...]

DC Restaurant Week First Timers: Newcomers to Restaurant Week

DC Restaurant Week takes place twice a year and since new restaurants open up every single month in the area, it is a great time to check out a place that you’ve been hearing about. According to my list, these spots are first timers to DC Restaurant Week. This post is the first installment of [...]

A Weekend Getaway to Historic Frederick, MD

After being married almost eight years, my husband and I finally decided to take a special trip to celebrate our wedding anniversary. With two kids (ages seven and three), we don’t often get the opportunity to disappear for a week or even a weekend. If you have kids, then you can relate. If [...]

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Enjoy a Comforting Combo: Dining Fireside and Prix-Fixe Menus

We’re not quite there yet, but we’re closer than we think. 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. Oh wait, there is! It’s even more comforting knowing that it you can enjoy a fine meal [...]

Forgo the Cooking Stress and Dine out this Thanksgiving

To most, Thanksgiving means a home-cooked meal enjoyed with your (extended extended extended) family. I’ve cooked. I’ve put in my dues. To me, while lovely to spend time with your family, it ultimately translates to: hours spent burning your fingers, throwing your back out, and weeks of prep-time. If I had my choice, I’d [...]

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Winter Comes Early to Washington, DC. Where to Eat by the Fire

While the weather outside is frightful, dining by the fire is so delightful. 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 [...]

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The Best of Fireside Dining in DC

When the temperature drops in DC, nothing warms the body more than a delicious hearty meal sitting next to a fireplace sipping a glass of wine or cocktail. DC offers the best fireside dining with opportunities to sample cuisine from the world’s best chefs.

Some of the city’s oldest buildings are located in Georgetown, including 1789 [...]