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Matchmaking Over Mojitos at Chi-Cha Lounge in Washington, DC

January 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Whether it’s a nosy grandmother or scheming friend, we’ve all been the object of a self-professed matchmaker’s machinations. It’s fairly easy to beg off when Grandma wants you to have dinner with that nice fellow who does her taxes, or your co-worker insists the guy in… (more)
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Sweet Fashions and Art at Caramel in Washington, DC

January 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In an age of corporate food purveyors from Walmart to Whole Foods, the family-run corner grocery store may seem like a quaint relic of the past. And the same is largely true of the neighborhood fashion boutique, hard as it is to compete with mega-discount emporiums… (more)
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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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Get Fluent in Tacos and Tequila at El Centro D.F. in Washington, DC

November 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Back in school, we took Spanish class because we loved everything about Latin culture−the food, the music, and especially the margaritas−but we had a little difficulty getting past the subjunctive. Luckily, at El Centro D.F. near Washington, DC’s impossibly hip U Street neighborhood, we don’t need… (more)
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London Reigns Again at Brixton in Washington, DC

October 28, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – The founders who built our nation’s capital went to  some great lengths to liberate themselves from London rule, but Washington, DC residents just can’t stop crawling back to the crown. Located between artsy Columbia Heights and the hip U Street Corridor, British pub Brixton is the… (more)
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Brunch with a Literary Twist at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC

October 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Calling all poets, artists, vegans, activists, students (or all of the above!): Washington, DC may be a town full of sleek restaurants and bars geared for the after-work Capitol Hill scene, but Busboys and Poets is a haven for those who’d rather challenge the status quo… (more)