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The Hill Gets Happy at Trusty’s in Washington, DC

February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Capitol Hill has long been enamored of the happy hour, that golden time at the end of the work day when ties get loosened and snacks and libations take the edge off partisan stress. Yet happy hours in the immediate neighborhood tend to be of the… (more)
Marvin DC
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What’s Going On at Marvin in Washington, DC

August 17, 2013

If you picked up on the musical reference in the title, then you’ll find yourself right at home in this sultry bar and restaurant located right in the former stomping grounds of DC music heroes like Duke Ellington, William DeVaughn, and of course, Marvin Gaye. A visit any time of… (more)
Bubbys in NYC
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Have Your Pie and Eat It Too at Bubby’s in Tribeca

August 14, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, USA — With a catchy tagline of “Defending the American Table (also, we steal recipes from grandmas),” we’d be stumped to find someone who didn’t want to brunch at Bubby’s—after all, Grandma’s cheese grits, thick banana walnut pancakes, and fried bacon and eggs trump all. And with… (more)
Lady Mendl's Tea Salon in NYC
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Tempting Tuesday: Four Suggestions for a NYC Mother’s Day Brunch

May 7, 2013

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ve rounded up great Mother’s Day brunch deals at some of our favorite New York City restaurants. We’ve got you covered for every taste and price point. [OpenTable] For a classic brunch with a touch of refinement, Bouley is a top pick.… (more)
Norma's in NYC
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Friday Finds: NYC Brunch-spiration

March 29, 2013

It’s almost Easter, which has us thinking about our favorite New York City brunch picks! For inspiring brunch photos from Sarabeth’s (as well as lunch and dinner photos from Cafe Boulud, Wallsé, Per Se, Dovetail, Mailino, Fatty Crab and Soto), check out the ulterior epicure’s post. There are enough food… (more)
CuiScene at the Fairmont
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The Hunt: Five of Our Favorite Family Brunch Spots

March 28, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This month, with Easter and Passover, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite spots to break bread with our families. Art and Soul Restaurant… (more)
Sushi Azabu
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Friday Finds: Dining Out in NYC

March 8, 2013

This week, we are bringing you features from around the Web on our favorite New York City restaurants. At ABC Kitchen, Fritos and Foie Gras recommends the Kabocha Squash Toast. “For one of the tastiest, look to the squash toast. The squash is roasted, then pureed with apple cider vinegar… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: NYC Restaurant Week Kickoff

January 15, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, USA – We admit, weather-wise, New York in January is a bit bleak, but eating-wise, we couldn’t think of a better time to be in the Big Apple. That’s because the city will be celebrating restaurant “week” (though it’s actually more like month) from January 14 to… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Bacon, Eggs, and a Massage at Ciel Spa

December 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES, USA – SLS Beverly Hills is the definition of a girls’ getaway weekend destination: an Altitude Pool Deck, swish Philippe Starck design, shopping chauffeurs, and—most importantly—the Ciel Spa at SLS. But with the stress and expense of the holiday season upon us, we need a massage and a… (more)
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The Hunt: Four Spots to Recover from a Night Out

September 27, 2012

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be in at that time. Last week, we wore out our party shoes dancing, so this week we’re in recovery mode, hunting out the best spots rehash… (more)
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