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POSTED ON 02/20/20

Chef Alfredo Solis’ mother grew up in the Mexican countryside, with a clay anafre in lieu of a gas or electric stove.  With this in mind, the restaurateur, known already for restaurants Mezcalero and El Sol, opened a new restaurant: Anafre DC.  With this family tie and irrefutable experience, it’s no doubt that the Mexican…Read More

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POSTED ON 02/12/20

A bouquet of red roses, a day at the spa, a framed photo of the two of you… Any of the above would make a fine Valentine’s Day gift, but everyone knows that the most direct way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! So if there’s one day out of the year to get…Read More

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POSTED ON 02/06/20

Imagine spending Valentine’s Day cruising down the Potomac with your sweetheart, snuggling on the ship’s deck as you gaze at the DC city lights twinkling in the distance. Sound romantic? Then consider reserving a couple of spots on the Odyssey DC Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise. The ship sets sail at 7 pm (boarding starts at 6),…Read More

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POSTED ON 01/23/20

Since it opened in late 2019, Emelie’s in Capitol Hill has quickly become one of the city’s must-visit restaurants. Keven Tien, head chef and co-owner who made his name at Himitsu in Petworth, leads the inventive and accomplished kitchen staff. The menu is organized with communal eating in mind, featuring shareable dishes both large and small. …Read More

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POSTED ON 01/21/20

Making a New Year’s resolution is easy—sticking to it is a whole lot harder! But with a little perseverance and a whole lot of planning, you can be on your way to making your goals for 2020 a reality, whether you’ve resolved to be more mindful of your budget, you’re seeking to stay active, or…Read More

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POSTED ON 01/08/20

The Washington Auto Show is, aside from shows in Detroit and Los Angeles, probably the most important auto show in the entire country. Its public policy preview days make it a destination for government officials and industry lobbyists alike, and the hundreds of exhibits and showcases on site draw crowds in droves. This year’s event is…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/19/19

They say it’s better to give than receive, but living up to the old adage can be expensive. This holiday season, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by going the DIY route with your gift-giving. You don’t have to be an expert crafter or pro chef to create a gift that’s memorable…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/17/19

New York has Times Square for New Year’s festivities, but you have Big Night DC to ring in 2020 in comfort and style. Don’t worry about braving the weather and elements to stand in a sea of faces to watch the ball drop. The Gaylord National Hotel and Resort has the experience you want, plus…Read More

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POSTED ON 12/06/19

Seasonal food, live entertainment, 150 vendors. 60 rotating booths — why do your holiday shopping anywhere else? The Downtown Holiday Market has returned for its 15th season and promises to be a collection of the best crafters, boutique businesses, and artists selling ethically produced goods. You can grab jewelry for the women in your life,…Read More

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POSTED ON 11/26/19

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’re probably starting to make your holiday plans. And if those plans include hosting the big meal at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks will get your apartment ready for the crowd….Read More

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