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Whoever said that getting your just deserts had to be a bad thing? Bathing suit season may be nearly upon us, but the love affair between Washingtonians and sugar is as undeniable as it is unbreakable. Satisfy your summertime sweet tooth at these sinfully delicious DC dessert restaurants, where the best is always saved for last.
Have a hot date with no where to go? Here is a look at some restaurants that are new, hot, and buzzing in DC right now. We guarantee they'll impress your date (even if that date is someone extra special, like your mom!) More»
Although commonly believed to be the Mexican Independence Day (it's not), Cinco de Mayo is actually little more than an excuse to eat tacos, drink a lot of tequila, and dust off the sombrero you saved from your spring break adventures south of the border. Since Washingtonians are always in search of a reason to celebrate, here are the best restaurants and bars in DC to spend your Cinco de Mayo Sunday:
The annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner is the one time a year when celebrities and media elite overshadow and outnumber the politicos, traveling to the nation's capitol to participate in the lavishly exclusive festivities. Everyone's gotta eat, so make your reservation at these celebrity hot spots (and don't forget your autograph book):
What is a weekend without a little fun and romance? Nothing sets the tone for a promising date than a bite at a premiere Washington restaurant to start off a night on the town.
To amp up your DC dining knowledge (and your love life) here are venues boasting date night amenities that are hot on our radar. More»
The latest addition to the adult beverage market gives sipping bubbly a whole new meaning. Recently released to Washington DC-area retailers, restaurants, bars and specialty grocers, TEAVINE combines the sweet taste of organic honey and green tea with white wine to create a deliciously sweet after-work drink. More»
Whether you're a DC lifer or a tourist in town for the weekend, these restaurants and bars are not to be missed. For a well-rounded tour of our city's cuisine and nightlife, look no further than our list of quintessential Washington establishments:
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DC's Golden Triangle will always be hot due to its proximity to K Street, Dupont and the White House, but there is a lot of excitement in the air with a host of new places joining the old guard restaurants. Here is a look at what's hot, what's new and what's coming to the Triangle:
Upscale gastropub The Gryphon opened in Dupont Circle last night with a VIP Preview Party, in the space that used to be Heritage India (which moved two blocks over to 1633 P St NW). Executive Chef Joseph Evans of sister restaurant Lost Society served up towering plates of bite-sized menu highlights, including gator bites, mini grilled cheese and tomato soup, crawfish mac-n-cheese and barbacoa tator tots con queso. More»
[Clockwise from top left: Jaleo, Vapiano, Raku, Parker's, Cafe Deluxe, Lebanese Taverna]
March Martini Madness is BACK this year at Bethesda Row. The top restaurants in the area are competing for the chance to be crowned "Best Row-tini," but we call it a great opportunity to do a martini crawl. It's also an excuse to take advantage of the area's March shopping deals. More»
Micheal Mina, award-winning chef and and owner of Bourbon Steak, announced that he is transporting Sobel to the West Coast to be his partner and chef at his San Francisco wine bar and resto, RN74. More»
Monday, May 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.