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America the Edible at Founding Farmers in Washington, DC

April 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – From amber waves of grain to the fruited plain, one of the most celebrated aspects of America is its fertile farming heritage. We are, in fact, a nation founded by farmers, given that George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison all tended the soil… (more)
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Duck, Duck, Roots at Blue Duck Tavern in Washington, DC

March 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Though it’s ensconced in the sexy Park Hyatt Washington, designed by the ultra-urbane Tony Chi, and frequented by DC‘s political elite, Blue Duck Tavern manages to be an authentically “folksy” dining experience. A meal here whisks us to America’s heartland through its rustic décor and down-home… (more)
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Good Grub Sans Media Fanfare at Chef Geoff’s in Washington, DC

March 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In an age when the Food Network has made the world’s top chefs international celebrities, it’s refreshing when accomplished cooks are humble enough to interface with the world primarily on a first-name basis. That’s definitely the case with local DC darling Geoff Tracy, better known to… (more)
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Say Hi to Hello Cupcake in Washington, DC

February 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Perky, spic-and-span, and a little bit precious, Hello Cupcake is one of the friendliest cupcakeries that DC has to offer. The humble cupcake has become such a craze in DC that many of the most popular purveyors have frustratingly long lines (here’s looking at you, Georgetown… (more)
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Zenned Out on Yogurt at FroZenYo in Washington, DC

February 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – It may be a tall order to find enlightenment in a cup of frozen yogurt, but if there’s any place that can deliver a bit of zen via a cold treat, it’s FroZenYo. The Washington, DC chainlet offers such a dizzying array of flavors and topping… (more)
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A Simple Equation at Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar in Washington, DC

February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – The mission of Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar can be summed up in the equation that appears at the top of their website: people + bicycles + (coffee cup x French press) = thumbs up! That’s Filter’s simple way of expressing (espressing?) their commitment to the… (more)
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Italy-Approved Pizza at 2Amys in Washington, DC

January 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Ah, Naples. Peaceful piazzas, the sunny Mediterranean, and a taste that’s worth traveling around the world for: wood-fired pizzas. Naples is recognized as the birthplace of pizza, and the delicious pies are such a delicacy that they’re actually “protected” by the Italian government with D.O.C. (Denominazione… (more)
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All In for Olive Oil at Zaytinya in Washington, DC

January 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – From skincare to cuisine to religious ritual, olive oil is the darling of the Mediterranean. Behind nearly every enviably glowing complexion and tasty dish of the region is a bottle of the good stuff. So, what better to name a pan-Mediterranean restaurant than for the green-tinted… (more)
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Fueled by Flour at Bread Line in Washington, DC

January 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In the same way that every middle-school cafeteria has its cool-kids table, every grown-up city has its cool-kids cafeteria. Hollywood movie stars and record-label royals in Los Angeles vogue for the camera at The Ivy. A-list Bohemians in New York hang low at Pastis. And in… (more)
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So Long, Farewell to Old-Fashioned Austria at Kafe Leopold in Washington, DC

January 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – It’s been a while since Austria had its moment in the spotlight, and when it comes to Austrian culture, some of the popular notions are downright dated. The Von Trapps took off for Switzerland decades ago. Cuckoo clocks are less for time-keeping than for safekeeping among… (more)
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