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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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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! You can have a fabulous holiday weekend at home too. Here’s how to make your Memorial Day staycation a [...]

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Celebrating Passover: DC Restaurants Offer a Modern Seder

Passover this year begins on Monday, March 25 and ends Tuesday, April 2nd at sundown. Many families across the nation begin to plan their Seder feasts, make travel plans to see their loved ones, brainstorm where to hide the afikoman, while others look to see what’s on the menu at some of D.C.’s best restaurants. [...]

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Get Your Thanksgiving Dinner or Desserts To-Go

Forgo the Cooking Stress and get your Thanksgiving dinner turkey and trimmings to-go. Let one of DC’s best chefs do the cooking for you.
Thanksgiving To Go:
Acadiana: This Thanksgiving, Acadiana’s taking over your kitchen and doing all the preparation for you. For a “Thanksgiving Dinner for Eight,” ring Acadiana in Washington, DC to enjoy a complete feast of a [...]

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DC Area Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Feasts

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 opt [...]

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Dining and Dating Halloween Style: Bandolero

It is Halloween season and unless you are a skinny dipping coed in a horror film, love is likely not in the air. In fact, I would bet money that this week you are probably giving more thought to your Halloween costume (Honey Boo Boo is not a costume, it is a plague upon society) [...]

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Hot Dog! Where to Celebrate Being an American in DC

Fireworks, baseball, pool parties, beer and flags. These are all things you will typically experience at a 4th of July celebration. But the most important aspect of this holiday (or any holiday, for that matter!) to consider is what you will eat. Because our Founding Fathers fought so hard to obtain and preserve our freedom, [...]

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What to do for a Delicious DC Staycation

If you made the wise decision to avoid this Memorial Day weekend’s beach traffic, then you should check out all that the District has to offer. It’s sufficient to say your holiday lineup will have your pals stuck on I-95 green with envy. Below is a listing of some great foodie-centric events for this weekend.
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Deliciosamente! Ole!

It’s time for Cinco de Mayo! Dining in DC is making it easy to celebrate all week long with this roundup of fiestas, margaritas, and music. Here are just a few places to do tequila shots and have your photo taken with a donkey wearing an oversized sombrero!
Alero: U Streets, Alero celebrates with Grand Margarita [...]

Foodie Itinerary: Delicious To-Do Events April 16-22

Dining in DC’s Foodie Itinerary or To-Do List: Looking for some food-related events for this week or upcoming weeks? April is chock full o’ fun and delicious things to do and … eat! Below is a compilation of various, food-related events, such as tastings, festivals, and workshops or classes throughout the Washington, DC Metropolitan area [...]

DC Restaurants offering Passover Seder

Passover is fast approaching and many families across the nation begin to plan their Seder feasts, make travel plans to see their loved ones, brainstorm where to hide the afikoman, while others look to see what’s on the menu at some of D.C.’s best restaurants. Although most certified kosher establishments close for the holiday, a [...]

Cherry Blossom Cuisine: Cherry Picks

The blooming of the much heralded Cherry Blossoms symbolizes the first signs of Spring. Spring has arrived a little bit early this year and Washington’s cherry trees have already begun to awaken. Soon the blossoms will explode into a riot of pink and white hues, just as they have for the past 100 years. To [...]

Valentine’s Day 2012: Romantic, Indulgent Meals, Budget Friendly, and Singles-Only Anti-Valentine’s Day Fetes

Love is in the air this time of year (whether you like it or not). Many DC Restaurants offer special menus and promotions to sweethearts (and singles) dining out to celebrate Valentine’s Day. January is coming to a close and the big V-Day, Tuesday, February 14th, is just around the corner, so don’t wait to [...]

Things to Do with Guests in Town

Do you have guests in town for the Holidays? Check out this listing of fun (and often FREE) things to do this weekend, December 23-26th.
Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Seasons Greenings – The annual holiday exhibition includes poinsettias aplenty and model trains swirling around plant based [...]