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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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District of Hops: January’s Best Beer Events

The new year is already a week old. Time sure does seems to fly when you’re frozen and miserable. If you made a resolution to stop drinking in 2014, stop reading right now. However, if you’re like me and you’ve resolved to continue to enjoy the nectar of the gods, you are in luck. January [...]

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Blogiversary Giveaway: Win Tickets for3 to Art and Soul’s Patio Oyster and Pig Roast

This month Dining in DC‘ will celebrate its 6 year Blogiversary!  To prove how much we appreciate our loyal readers, we are offering an entire week of Giveaways! This is the just the second of an entire week of celebratory giveaways! Stay tuned for more Blogiversary Giveaways all week long! You Must be a Dining in DC Subscriber to be eligible to win. Please [...]

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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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7th Annual Crab Cake Competition

It’s that time again! The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) is holding its 7th Annual “I Love Crab Cakes!” competition at Phillips Flagship Restaurant (900 Water St., S.W) at the Washington, DC Southwest Waterfront honoring Karen Cathey.
The annual competition and fundraiser featuring the Chesapeake’s finest and remembrance of Karen Cathey will take place on Monday, [...]

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Win Tickets for 4 to Art and Soul’s Patio Crab Boil

One of my favorite restaurants in town, Art and Soul (415 New Jersey Ave., NW), located on Capitol Hill, has turned their gorgeous patio into the District’s newest crab boil destination. Every Wednesday, Chef Wes Morton will serve Louisiana-style jumbo crabs, traditional sides, and cold, seasonal beer from Flying Dog Brewery. Why Louisiana style? Chef de Cuisine, Morton was [...]

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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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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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Summer 2011 DC Restaurant Week: Top Ten Picks

There are a lot of “foodies” in town and even more food bloggers, including yours truly, who all have their opinion about DC Restaurant Week. Proponents support the concept of restaurant week, generally because they agree that the promotion is helpful to bolster business in an otherwise slow time of the year for the [...]

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Art and Soul Wins ARTini 2011 Competition.

Throughout the month of March, mixologists from 12 of Washington, DC’s best restaurants and lounges competed for the coveted annual best ARTini title. Each mixologist created a unique artistic cocktail inspired by a work of art in the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection.
In order to determine who would take home the title, the public [...]

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Join the Great American Dine Out to Help End Childhood Hunger.

For once, gluttony isn’t a sin, it’s encouraged. But let’s not get too carried away, it’s only for one week! Beginning this Sunday, hundreds of DC area restaurants are offering great promotions, featuring special dishes, and donating part of their proceeds to participate in the Great American Dine-Out from September 19th [...]

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Art and Soul launches BBQ Feasts on Thursdays in honor of Chef Art Smith appearing on TLC's BBQ Pitmasters.

Americans love a good BBQ. There is just something about comfort food that warms the heart and soul. Add great friends and good libations and you have the perfect summer gathering. Two-time James Beard-Award winning Chef/Owner Art Smith of Art and Soul restaurant on Capitol Hill, prides himself providing food for the soul – food [...]

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Reminder: Kid's Restuarant Week is going on now through June 27.

I know that I posted about this a week or so ago, but I wanted to remind you, just in case you missed the June 7 posting. Last year in June 2009, the very first DC Kids’ Restaurant week debuted in DC area with a series of events including cooking demos, special events, cooking classes, and participating restaurants offering a special prix-fixe menu especially designed for kids, exposing them to “grown-up” dining experiences. The 2nd Annual Washington, DC Restaurant Week for Kids produced by Destination DC, the official convention and tourism corporation for Washington, DC will be held June 20-27. Kid’s Restaurant Week is designed to promote healthy eating, culinary awareness and family connections.

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2nd Annual DC Kids' Restuarant Week June 20-27.

Back by popular demand!! Last year in June 2009, the very first DC Kids’ Restaurant week debuted in DC area with a series of events including cooking demos, special events, cooking classes, and participating restaurants offering a special prix-fixe menu especially designed for kids, exposing them to “grown-up” dining experiences. The 2nd Annual Washington, [...]