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District of Hops: Cranberry and Stuffing Edition

Happy November everyone. Welcome to the month of turkey, stuffing, and endless family drama. While that last bit should be reason enough to drink, this month has plenty of fantastic reasons to throw back a pint or four.

Here are the best beer events for November:
Flying Dog Vineyard Blonde Release Party – November 5: Head up to Frederick [...]

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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 [...]

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District of Hops: June’s Best Beer Events

Washington, D.C. has rapidly become a city of beer aficionados. Though domestic light and “lite” beers still dominate the beer world, it is becoming increasingly rare to find a bar that doesn’t devote a fair share of tap handles or refrigerator space to craft beers. Fortunately for your palate, but unfortunately for your schedule and your liver, [...]

Chevy Spark as modeled by beauties, including Johnna of Johnna Knows Good Food!

Painting the Town Red, Green, & Purple for Charity

The upcoming holiday season often allows food and fun to take on special purpose by also incorporating the spirit of giving. With this in mind, look for Dining in DC posts over the next few months that honor local charities through special events to see not only how readers can and have enjoyed themselves but [...]

Pre-Old Bay Maryland Blue Crabs!

Pulling the Trigger on Festival Fun at the National Harbor

The National Harbor has been buzzing with events all throughout the summer, including numerous promoted by the Trigger Agency. They hosted huge events drawing thousands of locals encouraged to “drink, eat, relax” and enjoy the fresh tastes of summer, including crabs, lobster, local brews, and flavorful bourbons among other tasty treats. Below is our recap of these [...]

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – June 15 & 16

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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival - June 15 & 16:  You’ll not want to miss this fest for a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’ at the gorgeous National Harbor (137 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD). Your admission buys you a sampling glass [...]

The DC Area Restaurant industry: Stats at a glance

Restaurants in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) are a driving force in the region’s economy. Their sales generate tremendous tax revenues. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people. They also provide healthful options for their guests, give back to their communities, and work to reduce their impact on the [...]

Bethesda Row Restaurant Week

Bethesda Row Restaurant Week is back! Starting Monday, April 16 through Sunday, April 22, the Row’s best restaurants–including Le Pain Quotidien, Mon Ami Gabi, Jaleo, Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, Raku, and Redwood will offer a variety of mouth-watering three-course lunches for $15 and three-course dinners for $30 from 12 of the Row’s best restaurants. And [...]

Your Foodie Itinerary: To Do Events

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cruzin’ To Frederick Restaurant Week

Thanks to Chevrolet, I’ve been Cruzin’ all week in my brand new 2012 Cruze! Chevy graciously provided new vehicles to test drive to eight DC food bloggers, including myself, this week to take a bite out of all that Frederick, MD has to offer during the third annual Frederick Restaurant Week (March 5-11, 2012). While [...]

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 [...]

Warm Up with Slurpable Cuisine by Soupergirl

There is no better complement to winter weather then warm delicious soup. Just in time for the frosty months, enjoy Soupergirl’s slurpable cuisine and enjoy a healthy and hearty bowl of winter’s perfect comfort food. It’s that time of year. Runny noses. The sniffles. The drizzles. Listen to your Mama and get some soup! [...]

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 [...]