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  • Restaurants
Cupcakes without the Craze at Baked & Wired in Washington, DC

December 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In a city full of world-class cupcake shops, finding the perfect fluffy-treat bakery can be a bit of a Washington, DC adventure. And while tourists and TLC fans flock to Georgetown Cupcake, locals and in-the-know visitors prefer to bypass the camera crews and mile-long lines and… (more)
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  • Restaurants
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Cafe Saint-Ex in Washington, DC!

December 28, 2013

Washington, DC, US – Hurry, you wouldn’t want to miss your flight at Cafe Saint-Ex, a Euro-aviation themed café just off of Washington, DC’s lively U Street that takes locally sourced cuisine to new heights. Named after Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the famed author of Le Petit Prince, the neighborhood hotspot… (more)
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  • Spas
Stiff Backs Relax at the Spa at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC

December 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Washington, DC is not exactly a stranger to high-strung, high-powered types. This is, after all, America’s capital, where the plethora of politicos stands tall, braced at every moment for attack or counterattack. Surely the strain of being an upright public servant can wreak havoc on even… (more)
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  • Restaurants
Calling All Fish Foodies to BlackSalt Restaurant in Washington, DC

December 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In Washington, DC’s Foxhall neighborhood along the Potomac River, the seafood scene is bustling. Mostly that’s thanks to BlackSalt Fish Market, a sustainable seafood venture where amateur and professional chefs flock for the freshest catches around. But if you’re simply a fish foodie who wants to… (more)
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  • Shopping
A Truly “Purple” Pick at Violet Boutique in Washington, DC

December 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Though this little shop is somewhat of an oddball among the string of bars in DC‘s Adams Morgan, we were pleasantly surprised to find Violet Boutique, which practically had our name stamped all over it! The feminine, purple-accented clothing store (fitting for ladies like us!) caters… (more)
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  • Nightlife
Locals Light Up the Room at Red Derby in Washington, DC

December 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – With dangling filament bulbs and white fairy lights illuminating its crimson barroom, Red Derby at first glance seems like something from a Toulouse-Lautrec portrait or fuzzy dream of a can-can club. This is not Montmartre but rather Washington, DC‘s Columbia Heights, and the softly lit crowd… (more)
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  • Restaurants
Dignitaries Come to Dine at Bombay Club in Washington, DC

December 11, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – With all the distinguished guests waltzing through Washington, DC each day for meetings with Embassy Row ambassadors and receptions at the White House, people would be forgiven for thinking of this city as one larger-than-life, international household. But every influential, schmooze-happy home has got to have… (more)
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  • Nightlife
Chill with the Cool Kids at American Ice Co. in Washington, DC

December 8, 2013

Washington, DC, USA – While DC is home to a number of hot clubs, sometimes all we want is to chill out with our friends at an unpretentious bar to shoot the breeze. American Ice Co. is a refreshing alternative to the many sceney nightspots in the U Street/Shaw area,… (more)
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  • Restaurants
Tea Country Represents at Teaism in Washington, DC

December 7, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US - Washington, DC may be home to Embassy Row, one of the highest concentrations of international consulates in the world. This American capital may also be an international capital, at least for diplomats and dignitaries. In this world city, however, one embassy stands out from the rest.… (more)
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  • Hotels
Spiral Into the Hip Hotel Helix in Washington, DC

December 2, 2013

Washington, DC, US – Close your eyes and try to imagine a place where geometry and art combine seamlessly. Were it to exist, this modish (not to be confused with modest) spot would likely resemble the quirky Hotel Helix at the heart of DC’s trendy Logan Circle neighborhood. The glam… (more)
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