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The food and drink scene in Washington D.C. is as bustling as the district itself. From trendy food trucks to happening happy hours, the nation's capital is home to some of the most diverse dining and drinking options in the country. Explore them all for yourself.

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This D.C. Beverage Director Believes Everybody Has a Role to Play in Revolution

This D.C. Beverage Director Believes Everybody Has a Role to Play in Revolution

by Kelly Magyarics | “Activism comes in many shapes and sizes,” says Andra “AJ” Johnson. “There is a lane for creatives as we can be the storytellers of the movement.” This...

Everything You Need to Know About Ube, the Purple Yam

Everything You Need to Know About Ube, the Insta-Famous Purple Yam

by Margaret Sutherlin | With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all...

A Chef Offered Up Her Sourdough Starter on Instagram & the Results Are Amazing

A Chef Offered Up Her Sourdough Starter on Instagram & the Results Are Amazing

by David Watsky | Nothing travels faster than news in 2020, thanks to social media, except maybe sourdough starter. Just ask Johanna Hellrigl, the 31-year-old chef and...

The Hidden History of African-American Chefs in the White House: Q&A with Adrian Miller

The Hidden History of African-American Chefs in the White House: Q&A with Adrian Miller

by Justin Bolois | The White House has a long history of African American cooks, chefs, butlers, and stewards, which Adrian Miller chronicled in The President's Kitchen...

The Most Interesting Food Served at the White House

The Most Interesting Food Served at the White House

by Jen Wheeler | Presidential eating habits are a hot topic, though the most interesting ones to read about are generally the quirks and the faux pas, from Reagan's...

8 Presidents' Day Recipes Based on Famed Hated Foods of the Commanders-in-Chief 01:20

8 Presidents' Day Recipes Based on Famed Hated Foods of the Commanders-in-Chief

by Pamela Vachon | Being Commander-in-Chief comes with certain privileges, chief among them, having a staff available to supply you with as much of your favorite foods...

Ben’s Chili Bowl Serves Up DC’s Sloppy Dog and Offbeat History

Ben’s Chili Bowl Serves Up DC’s Sloppy Dog and Offbeat History

by Tiffani Credle | The story surrounding how a simple sausage creation became a beloved Washington staple may vary, nevertheless, the spicy frank left an enduring imprint...

This West Coast City Hates Lunch & Other Findings From New Study

This West Coast City Hates Lunch & Other Findings From New Study

by David Watsky | Ever wonder where your co-worker is actually headed when they leave for lunch? Turns out it may be easy to guess based on what city you live and work...

Where Do Pardoned Thanksgiving Turkeys Go?

Where Do Pardoned Thanksgiving Turkeys Go?

by Jessica Gentile | Every year millions of turkeys are the centerpieces of Thanksgiving feasts on tables across America. A few lucky birds, however, escape unscathed, garnering...

The Best Cheap Eats in Washington, DC

The Best Cheap Eats in Washington, DC

by nomtasticfoods | Who says you need to spend a crazy amount of cash to eat like royalty in the Capitol? Although DC does fine dining as well as the next, their affordable...

Where Do DC's Journalists Hang Out After Work?

Where Do DC's Journalists Hang Out After Work?

Here are some of the sought-out spots where D.C.’s media moguls sip a spirit, throw back a brew, have a bite, and dish about the latest breaking news...

Spring Pea Bowl with Radish, Quinoa, Mint, and Almonds

Spring Pea Bowl with Radish, Quinoa, Mint, and Almonds

This super-fresh and healthy Spring Pea Bowl is light and bright with radish, mint, mixed greens, peas, lemon juice, and avocado, but hearty enough...

8 Cool Food Items Found in the Smithsonian

8 Cool Food Items Found in the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is home to some of the most culturally significant artifacts in American history. While the Smithsonian archives all facets...

You’d Be Remiss to Not Try Ethiopian Food in DC

You’d Be Remiss to Not Try Ethiopian Food in DC

by Laurie Wilson | If you’re looking for great Ethiopian food, D.C. is the spot. Amazingly, the city is home to the largest Ethiopian community outside of Africa. The...

Cheers and Namaste: DC’s Right Proper Brewing Company Toasts to Yoga

Cheers and Namaste: DC’s Right Proper Brewing Company Toasts to Yoga

by Natasha Gabrielle | Have you ever been to a group exercise class that encouraged drinking while working out? If you haven’t, you’re totally missing out! These days, there...

Don’t Rule Out a D.C. Speakeasy for Your Next Happy Hour Spot

Don’t Rule Out a D.C. Speakeasy for Your Next Happy Hour Spot

by Sandra Salathe | Ah, the Roaring Twenties! Women had recently earned the right to vote and the Prohibition era was in full swing. For those who weren’t paying attention...

Lobster Scrambled Eggs with Caviar and Crème Fraîche

Lobster Scrambled Eggs with Caviar and Crème Fraîche

Lobster scrambled eggs with caviar and crème fraîche are fairly simple yet ultra-luxurious, and perfect for an especially indulgent brunch (or dinner...

D.C. Is Now Home to Quality Craft Beer

D.C. Is Now Home to Quality Craft Beer

by Tiffani Credle | You may think of Washington as the site of your 5th grade field trip, but now that you’re grown up, it’s time to explore the city’s downplayed beer...

For a City So Fit and Healthy, DC Sure Loves Its Dessert

For a City So Fit and Healthy, D.C. Sure Loves Its Dessert

by Emily Szajda | Ranked fifth, up four spots from last year, in Wallet Hub’s in-depth analysis of the Healthiest Cities in America for 2018, Washingtonians are known...

An Attempt to Solve DC’s Casual Dining Conundrum

An Attempt to Solve DC’s Casual Dining Conundrum

by Emily Murawski | Whenever I fly into Reagan National Airport to visit my parents (their condo is technically walking distance from the airport!), I know a chain of events...

How to Get the Most Out of a DC Happy Hour

How to Get the Most Out of a DC Happy Hour

by Alex Thomas | The Washington happy hour is a special brand of gathering that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Swamp-dwellers of all stripes are known to...

Where Do DC's Journalists Hang Out After Work?

Where Do DC's Journalists Hang Out After Work?

by Laurie Wilson | Academy Award-nominated The Post starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks has put D.C. journos and editors back in the spotlight. And, of course, every good...

Politicians and Their Palates: Where to Spot Lawmakers in DC

Politicians and Their Palates: Where to Spot Lawmakers in DC

by Alex Thomas | Any serious swamp-dweller is armed with a handful of stories about spotting one of our city’s lawmakers or White House aides. In a city flowing with...

D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar Is an Instagrammer’s Dream

D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar Is an Instagrammer’s Dream

by David Watsky | What do Teddy Roosevelt, Russia, and Washington D.C.’s most popular pop-up bar have in common? Perhaps more than you’d think. Way back in 1912, following...

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