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Wine on a Dime: Half-price Wine Nights

How about a glass of wine to help chase away the Winter Blues nearly every day of the week? There are restaurants all over the DC area included.

Restaurants tend to offer wine deals early in the week to increase business on slower nights—most promotions are on Sunday and Monday, but Wine Down Wednesday is super [...]

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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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Charity and Cocktails: An Interview With “The Cocktail Guru” Jonathan Pogash

Craft cocktail programs are no longer a fringe element in DC. Rarely weeks go by without a bar with new cocktails that are a celebration of the experience and creativity of the bartenders serving them. While many bartenders differ in their own personal interests and influences, one thing unites them: an appreciation of and pursuit [...]

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Love, Lust, and Lobster: A Last Minute Guide To Valentine’s Day

You’re the perfect partner. You’ve chosen the chocolates, reserved your roses, and you’ve put every plan into place. You are ready for to give your love a night that will make Nicholas Sparks realize he knows nothing about love.
Let’s be honest, you’re probably not that person (and that’s okay). It’s a crazy modern world we live in, and no [...]

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Dining and Dating District Style: Belga Cafe

 
Almost everyone has a television show that they love and will not miss. For some that show is Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (if you are a fan please stop reading and go back to playing with colored blocks), but for many that show is Top Chef. The District has been regularly well represented on [...]

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Grape Crate Exclusively Only in DC

The holiday season is upon us (ready or not!) and everyone is making up their shopping lists for their friends and family. What do you get for the person who has everything? Have you run out of ideas for the wine lover? Or how about the spectacular party host? Do you have someone on your list [...]

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A Barcelona Brunch at Boqueria

Yearning for a European getaway but just don’t have the time or resources? No worries. You can enjoy a jaunt to Spain without having to go through airport security. Boqueria (1837 M St. NW), DuPont Circle’s newest addition, brings an eclectic assortment of fresh, small plates to the District.

Boqueria was resurrected in the Flatiron District [...]

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Restaurants Offer Social Media Promotions

How often do you use social media to ask about dining recommendations? Daily, right? Many DC area restaurants are starting to understand this and are now using this to their advantage. Many DC area restaurants have been using social media to engage their guests even before the come through the door. These restaurants have embraced the latest technology and have taken the concept of hospitality one step further.

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Kraut Rocks DC This September

This September, a band of influential chefs will rock the Washington D.C. food scene with a multi-sensory gastronomical experience called “Kraut Rocks. ” Top Chef alum and Washington D.C. restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn will host the month-long culinary experience that puts sauerkraut, the classic fermented cabbage, on center stage (yes, you read that correctly).

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Giveaway: Win Brunch for 2 at Todd Gray’s Muse at the Corcoran Art Gallery

It’s no secret in this town that Chef Todd Gray from Equinox Restaurant is one DC’s most well respected chefs. Chef Gray has forever changed the landscape of the DC dining scene with his culinary talent, mission to sustainability, and dedication to philanthropy. Shortly after taking home the coveted Chef of the Year RAMMY award in [...]

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Market Fresh Sunday Brunch at Todd Gray’s Muse

Market Fresh Brunch at Todd Gray’s Muse at the Corcoran Art Gallery: Try the award-winning chef Todd Gray’s expertly curated menu has been designed exclusively for the Corcoran. Taking inspiration from the Corcoran Collection and the Gallery’s special exhibitions, and distinguished by seasonal, local ingredients—many sourced from the nearby FreshFarm Market, by the White House—Muse is a unique culinary experience. Offered every Sunday.

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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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“Tiki” it up a notch at Dirty Martini

In the spirit of summer (and rum spirits), Dupont Circle’s, Dirty Martini (1223 Connecticut Ave., NW) known for its modern upscale, sophisticated style has quietly launched a new addition to its rooftop lounge. Unlike the Passenger and Tryst, who currently serve up island flair just once a week, Dirty Martini’s new Tiki Bar will be [...]

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A Taste of the RAMMYs and South of the Border

Although World Cocktail Week may be over, the spirit of great American cocktails lives on. The excitement for Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) 2012 RAMMYs began to build as this year’s nominees for Best Mixology Program met for a private cocktail tasting Monday night at Mike Isabella’s Graffiato. Each nominee crafted a unique cocktail for [...]