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Cheap Dates: Your Very Own Rom-Com for $35

Cheap Dates: Your Very Own Rom-Com for $35

“Rom-coms,” or romantic comedies, exist in a wildly unrealistic parallel universe, where Nora Ephron is God and wealthy bachelors fall in love with prostitutes. Still, we all swoon at the stories of this alternate reality…I’m looking at you too, boys. Star in your own...
What to Eat in Athens, Greece

What to Eat in Athens, Greece

While Girl Meets Food was on break, this girl jetted off to Europe for a much-needed vacation.  Athens was my first stop, a place with a certain erudite charm lacked by some European cities. Even their strained yogurt is smarter, which is why a heaping plate of...
Cheap Dates: Burger Tap & Shake + a Movie

Cheap Dates: Burger Tap & Shake + a Movie

During our vapid high-school years, going on a date meant dining on cheap, greasy food and making out in the darkness of a movie theater. You can’t deny how fun that still sounds, so head over to Foggy Bottom for a DC version of this classic American date. Burger Tap...
Cheap Dates: Wine and Jazz

Cheap Dates: Wine and Jazz

Good music makes me swoon almost as much as good food. If you’re taking out a date that’s anything like me (or me), the 14th Street Corridor’s got you, with several music venues like this one: For a wonderfully unpretentious dinner for two, head to Cork Wine Bar for...
Drinko de Mayo Guide I

Drinko de Mayo Guide I

Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year. That’s the best news I’ve heard since discovering the wonders of day drinking.  Though I usually have a “no tequila before dark” rule, margaritas are the only welcome exception. These refreshing libations are perfect for...
Late-Night Food Groups

Late-Night Food Groups

Whodini once sang that the freaks come out at night, and never is this truer than when they’re scouring the city for food at night.  I can speak from experience. Late-night noshing is just like reality TV, a universal guilty pleasure in which many share...
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