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Is there really anything better or with more healing powers than a perfect pairing between wine and cheese? These next five restaurants would probably agree that there isn't anything that can top a perfect Merlot blend and a smoky gouda. If you're not a connoisseur, don't worry! We've combed through the DMV area for the perfect spots that combine atmosphere, fully stocked bars and plates of charcuterie and cheese that novices and sommeliers alike will enjoy.
Living in the nation's capital has its countless perks and the international mélange of cuisine is definitely one of them. If you're looking to break out of your dining routine and explore D.C.'s exotic options, consider a switch to small plates, Spanish tapas style. Check out these top-notch tapas eateries in the District this weekend - we guarantee you'll feel transported overseas right away.
If there's one thing we're extremely skilled at, it's finding a reason to treat ourself with a decadent baked good. It's a Tuesday? Good enough reason. It's sunny outside? Hand over the croissant. Whether you're looking for chocolate, cupcakes, cookies, croissants, or macarons, you'll find it at one of our favorite DC bakeries. Pair with a coffee pick-me-up or a hot cocoa treat and indulge your sweet tooth because you deserve it!
Being a beer snob in Washington DC can be tough, if one doesn't know where to look. While nearly every bar in the area offers some form of generic suds, many don't satisfy the thirst for authentic and innovative craft brews. Those who crave something more don't have to settle for the dirty 30 commonly drank in college; good beer isn't that hard to find in the DMV. Upgrade your palette and grab the perfect pint at these DMV area breweries we just can't get enough of.
We're always on a mission to try new restaurants. While it's easy to frequent your favorite local spot every single chance you get, we've got 5 spots that have opened up in 2014 that you need to try. So, whether it's a first date with your new Tinder infatuation or a girls night with your BFFs that you don't get to see enough, these are the hotspots you should be heading to.
If you are feeling a little removed from the Olympics this year, get in the game with Mari Vanna's Sochi inspired eats! The Russian restaurant will serve dishes unique to the Sochi area during the Olympic games, helping even the most unenthused to eat like the Olympians (sort of). With its own multicultural cuisine, Sochi offers great foods to tempt even the pickiest of eaters...and cozy couches to boot! More»
Sick of your standard coffee? So are we. That's why we're bringing you some of the best hot chocolates in DC that can warm you up just as well. The freezing days are only multiplying, so stop into one of these 4 spots to get cozy with some chocolate. More»
There's no way to spin it. Washingtonians love a good boozy brunch. I mean, who doesn't? To make things a little easier this weekend, we've come up with 5 boozy brunches you must try stat. So, drink your hangover away and, don't worry, you can thank us later. More»
DC enjoyed extra servings of fine dining fare and lavish restaurants last week, taking full advantage of the first installment of Restaurant Week 2014. Despite being the typical atmosphere enjoyed by the District's pretty and powerful, such large helpings of grandeur can leave one craving a delicious homestyle meal. That doesn't mean that Washingtonians will be rushing back to their kitchens anytime soon, of course. Instead, it is the perfect time to check out the Washington's most casual eateries that boast oh-so-tasty, artery-clogging dishes with appeal to anyone with taste buds. Healthy New Year's resolutions are SO two weeks ago so here are our favorite DC greasy spoons to indulge in some seriously guilty (dining) pleasures.
Craving some good ol' comfort food? While we love the nostalgia that comes with Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, we did a little taste tasting to bring you the restaurants serving up the best and cheesiest dishes in the District. Some are made with lobster and some are made with bacon but they all have one thing in common...they're all really gouda! Alright, enough with the cheesy jokes. Check out our tasty recommendations! More»
With the holiday season now in the rear-view mirror and frigid winter weather that makes being outside miserable, Restaurant Week 2014 couldn't have come at a better time. Not just because it is an excuse to escape the cold, but there is little Washingtonians love more than enjoying fine dining at college-kid-poor prices. From January 13th-19th, the District will be buzzing with culinary enthusiasts as over 200 local restaurants will be offering three-course meals for both lunch and dinner. Despite the huge number of participating vendors, here are ten of our favorite Washington eateries to check out for Restaurant Week!
Sunday, March 9
Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.