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D.C.|VA Restaurants

  • Chickery DC

    Get Those Taste Buds Ready: The Chickery DC Has A New Menu!

    The Chickery DC – New Menu Alert It’s Friday, and you’re probably thinking about two things: 1. what am I doing after work? 2. What’s for dinner? Well, those are at least my two thoughts on a Friday! So, I’m gonna do you a favor and drop a gem today that might help in your […] Read more…

  • Unlimited Tapas Brunch At Palette 22

    PALETTE 22 Brunch is a staple here in the DMV. If you don’t end your weekend with at least one brunch meal and few or five mimosas, did you really even enjoy your weekend at all? On Saturday and Sunday mornings, hundreds of residents stumble out into the streets looking for the best brunch cocktail, and a comfort […] Read more…

  • Roti in Pentagon City – Your New Favorite Restaurant

    Roti Modern Mediterranean 1211 S. Fern St Arlington, VA 22202 http://www.roti.com It’s been just about a month since Roti Modern Mediterranean opened their new location in Pentagon City.  If you’re new to the beauty that is Roti, it is a fast casual restaurant serving wholesome, simple Mediterranean food. They stand by their “food that loves you back” […] Read more…

  • Comfort Food at The Ugly Mug DC

    I know Jay-z just dropped his 4:44 album today, and you’re probably preoccupied with listening to it for the fourth time already, but I need ya’ll to pay attention to something else dropping today: The Ugly Mug’s new and improved menu! OK OK, it didn’t officially drop today, but I was recently invited to try some […] Read more…

  • Etete

    Etete – Modern Ethiopian Food in DC

    Etete 1942 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 http://www.eteterestaurant.com Walking into Etete in the Shaw neighborhood of DC feels like home. Its recent renovation did a body good, and its two-floor space is warm, inviting and pretty damn sexy! The food is amazing as well. Etete, meaning mama in Amharic, was the well-known restaurant of Tiwaltengus “Etete” Shenegelegne […] Read more…

  • Korean BBQ In Crystal City – KBQ Korean BBQ & Bar

     KBQ Korean BBQ & Bar 2450 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202 http://www.kbqbar.com Crystal City, located just outside Washington DC, is so close to me and yet I’ve never explored this area. I was actually surprised to see so many restaurants and bars and mad at myself for not coming to the area sooner! Luckily, KBQ […] 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…

  • Terra’s Kitchen – Easy 30-Minute Meals

    This post is sponsored by Working full-time, being a wife (or mom, or both, or enter tiring responsibility here), and working on your side hustle can be tiring. If you’re like me the last thing you want to have to think about is what to cook for dinner after a long day. During the week, I […] Read more…

  • pizza

    Sausage & Pesto Pizza with Arugula

    I’m not a chef. Duh. But my taste buds are next level, and I can usually whip something up by simply thinking about what I’m in the mood to taste! Does that make sense or nah? I’m also about semi-homemade/easy/not-alot-of-brain-power type of recipes that I can quickly whip up after a long day of work. So, enter […] Read more…

  • Frosé

    The “All Summer ’16 Frosé” Recipe

    “All summer sixteen. All summer sixteen…“Oh it’s your time now” yeah, that’s what everybody say. – Drake You might have heard lately that Frosé (frozen rose) is the newest trend to hit this summer. With degrees reaching up into the 90s (100s with humidity), this icy remix to the classic glass of Rosé, is a (much-needed) refreshing way to […] Read more…

  • peanut butter

    Crazy.Sexy.Cool. Peanut Butter Crunch Lasagna

    It’s Thursday dessert day (I just made that up) and I’m giving you the easiest and most sweet-tooth-satisfying dessert you can make. Your taste buds and your stomach will thank me. 5 ingredients is all you need to make this masterpiece: Peanut butter Oreos + caramel + mini Reese’s peanut butter cups + cool whip […] Read more…

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  • AARP Credit Card

    Give Back and #EndSeniorHunger with the AARP Credit Card from Chase

    This is paid advertising content from AARP® Credit Card from Chase. The content and opinions expressed below are my own. I am in no way affiliated with AARP® Credit Card from Chase and do not earn a commission or percent of sales.  AARP Foundation Summer of Service Event in Washington D.C. Aims to End Senior […] Read more…

  • Chickery DC

    Get Those Taste Buds Ready: The Chickery DC Has A New Menu!

    The Chickery DC – New Menu Alert It’s Friday, and you’re probably thinking about two things: 1. what am I doing after work? 2. What’s for dinner? Well, those are at least my two thoughts on a Friday! So, I’m gonna do you a favor and drop a gem today that might help in your […] Read more…

  • Femme Fatale DC Pop-Up – Powered By Women For Women

    Femme Fatale DC is a local pop-up shop housing collections of local Womyn* creators and entrepreneurs. Everything from food to art, to clothing, jewelry and fabulous things in between will be sold. *the spelling of “womyn” signifies Femme Fatale’s belief that every woman is completely whole on her own. Amen! I was lucky enough to attend […] Read more…

  • Cupcakes & Caviar Travel Guide: Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands

    It has been almost a year since I visited the beautiful island of Cayman Brac. I’ve been thinking about it so much lately and it dawned on me: why in the hell haven’t I written about this yet?! I’ve been keeping all of this special information from you. Shame on me! Getaway to Cayman Brac […] Read more…

Events

  • AARP Credit Card

    Give Back and #EndSeniorHunger with the AARP Credit Card from Chase

    This is paid advertising content from AARP® Credit Card from Chase. The content and opinions expressed below are my own. I am in no way affiliated with AARP® Credit Card from Chase and do not earn a commission or percent of sales.  AARP Foundation Summer of Service Event in Washington D.C. Aims to End Senior […] Read more…

  • Celebrate The Start Of Passport DC With Chef Dana Herbert At Macy’s!

    On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Macy’s Metro Center will be hosting a 10th Anniversary event for Passport DC with pastry chef Dana Herbert. And guess what?? You’re invited! Celebrate The Start Of Passport DC With Chef Dana Herbert At Macy’s! If you’re unfamiliar with Passport DC, it’s a month-long celebration that highlights Washington DC’s booming international […] Read more…