Bottomless Brunch Guide

Bottomless Brunch Guide

This economy is killing my vibe.  I went to the ATM and it spit out an I.O.U.  I tried to get a reservation at Pineapple and Pearls and they’re down to 2 booster seats.  My street monkey and I both have had to find real jobs. Before I’m ready to sell off my firstborn,...
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...
5 Sidecars with a Kick Start

5 Sidecars with a Kick Start

Did you know the Sidecar cocktail was first created at The Ritz Hotel Paris in 1922, the same year that Jaguar was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company by Sir William Lyons? The classic recipe calls for equal parts cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice, and in 1934,...
Cheap Dates: Cork Market Picnic

Cheap Dates: Cork Market Picnic

Forget about nursing that hangover and binge-watching Breaking Bad this Sunday. Instead, spend some quality time with your boo and still take that nap you wanted. First, call or e-mail Cork Market (at least 24 hours in advance) and order a specialty picnic basket...
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...
Take a Brewery Tour at Port City Brewing

Take a Brewery Tour at Port City Brewing

by Amanda Terillo I love beer. Enough to bike to Port City Brewing Company on a beautiful afternoon. Port City is about 12 miles from DC, after a sweaty ride, I’m ready for some beer! I need those calories back. When I first walked in, I got so excited because...
Trying Out CSA From the Farmer

Trying Out CSA From the Farmer

by Jaclyn Jecha We’ve always talked about trying a produce delivery or CSA. And, for the last few years, we didn’t commit to anything for numerous (silly) reasons. A few weeks ago, we read about a local company, From the Farmer, and we decided to go for it. From the...
5 Reasons DC is My Favorite City

5 Reasons DC is My Favorite City

I could think of one hundred reasons why I love D.C., but I’ve consolidated them into five major ones: 1. Everything is free Well, almost. As taxpayers, we earn our visits to National Museums and Galleries, and I intend to take advantage of that any and every chance I...
Shear Madness, Smart Ass Trivia + The World Cup

Shear Madness, Smart Ass Trivia + The World Cup

Monday, June 9, 2014: Mondays at Meridian Pint on 11th St in Columbia Heights there are two events that are worth checking out. For those that need something immediately after work they run a Oyster Happy Hour on Mondays  from 5-7.  They offer Oysters for a BUCK or 6...
Cheap Dates: A Parisian Afternoon For Under $20

Cheap Dates: A Parisian Afternoon For Under $20

by Sarah Hall Paris, with all its food, wine, art and architecture–there’s no city in the world that’s more romantic. But hey, DC’s no schlub either. Here’s how to feel like Nino and Amelie without the transatlantic flight: The National Gallery of Art has a wide...
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