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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 Things to Try at Bin 1301

5 Things to Try at Bin 1301

It was a quiet night and I was desperately in need of a chilled glass of wine. Enter Bin 1301, a cozy wine bar tucked away in the space U Scream Ice Cream occupied just months ago. Walking down lively U Street, the quiet bar can be hard to spot, but it’s there with a...
5 Things to Try at the Fainting Goat

5 Things to Try at the Fainting Goat

I’m not sure why I always want to call this restaurant “The Flying Goat,” especially since to my knowledge flying goats don’t exist, but fainting goats do. Their logo is an upside-down goat, but that’s just logistics. Walking into the U St. restaurant, I noticed the...
5 Things to Try at Try Thai-Xing

5 Things to Try at Try Thai-Xing

Surreptitiously operating undercover as an old LeDroit Park rowhouse, Thai X-ing is not only a change of pace to the typical DC restaurant scene, but adds a whole lot of much-needed character. An unbelievably authentic Thai restaurant that serves guests in some guy’s...
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