D.C.|VA Restaurants

  • Sakuramen – A Ramen Gem in Adams Morgan

    SAKURAMEN 2441 18th St NW, Washington, DC http://www.sakuramen.info If you’re walking too quickly down 18th Street in Adams Morgan, you might end up passing this nondescript but amazing ramen restaurant. Set in the basement of a rowhouse, Sakuramen’s chill vibe is a pleasant contrast to Adams Morgan’s normally bustling (aka wild) 18th Street bar scene. Since […] Read more…

  • The Chickery DC – Fast Casual Chicken in Dupont Circle

    The Chickery DC 1300 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC thechickery.com The Chickery DC, located in the Dupont Circle area of DC, is a fast casual restaurant serving all-natural never frozen chicken and sides! The space is a decent size for dining in, has a rustic design, and an open kitchen layout. The prices are reasonable as well, so […] Read more…

NYC Restaurants

  • onieals grand st

    ONIEALS GRAND ST BAR & RESTAURANT

    ONIEALS GRAND ST BAR & RESTAURANT 174 Grand Street New York, NY 10013 http://www.onieals.com/soho Onieals Grand St, located in Soho, is a pleasant surprise among its Chinatown neighbors. I’ve been here a few times for after work happy hours and so I was very excited to be invited in to try some dishes from their new […] Read more…

  • boozy brunch

    Boozy Brunch NYC – 5 Spots To Try This Weekend

    We are having beautiful weather here in NYC and this weekend it’s going be hitting the high 60’s (can we say spring time in December?). It’s important to take advantage of this and head out to these boozy brunch spots for some good eats and constant flowing cocktails before we get into the, “it’s too […] Read more…

Recipes

  • Sangria

    Spiced Red Sangria – Perfect for Fall

    One of my favorite go-to cocktails is Sangria! You can have it red, you can have it white, you can have it sparkling, and you can have it all…year…long. With Fall finally here and temperatures dropping, a Spiced Red Sangria sounded like the perfect cocktail for the season! As soon as temperatures dropped past 65 degrees here […] Read more…

  • dulce de leche

    Dulce de Leche Apple Empanadas

    I have officially let go of my grip on Summer, and have moved on to Fall. It wasn’t an easy break-up. I sometimes cry at night as I remember rooftop bars, maxi-dresses, and frosé. Thank goodness I have Dulce de Leche in my life though. It’s soft, creamy, sweetness really helps with my Summer time sadness. You […] Read more…

Be In The Know | Stay Inspired

  • Sip & Dry Bar DC – Every Ladies Dream Salon

    During my usual creep session on the gram one night, I came across a page for a new blow dry salon in DC: Sip & Dry Bar. I’ve been looking to get my hair blown out for awhile, so I was excited when I saw that not only did they specialize in blow-outs, but they also […] Read more…

  • DC Restaurant Week

    DC Restaurant Week Survival Guide and Top 10 Picks

    DC Restaurant Week begins tomorrow and I am all types of excited! If you’ve read my survival guide to NYC Restaurant Week, then you know the 6 tips I shared to maximize your dining experience. If you haven’t read it, here’s a summary: Stay away from a restaurant you would go to on a normal […] Read more…

Events

  • DC Foodie Events – Spring Edition

    In winter, I plot and plan. In Spring, I move. – Henry Rollins If you haven’t noticed, it’s basically Spring in February right now. Cherry Blossoms are already starting to bloom (global warming?) and restaurants are opening up their patios for al fresco dining. More importantly, Spring foodie events are already popping up left and […] Read more…

  • Macy's

    Learn From The Master: Chef Marcus Samuelsson at Macy’s!

    Meet Chef Marcus Samuelsson at Macy’s On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 5:30p.m., Macy’s at Metro Center in Washington D.C. will be hosting an interactive foodie event with the one and only Chef Marcus Samuelsson! You might recognize Chef Samuelsson’s name from Top Chef, maybe you’ve dined at his restaurant Red Rooster in Harlem NYC […] Read more…