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Holiday Roundup


Well, blogosphere, I’m back.  While confronting my self-imposed two-month sabbatical, I attempted to adopt a myriad of excuses: holiday obligations, grad school applications, work/life balance, and other fluffy reasons.  Truth is, I’ve been lazy in reporting about my commitment to exploring the District, but have not been lazy in my explorations.  A lot has happened […]

I was delighted to attend a media event at PF Chang’s to celebrate the opening of the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibition at the National Geographic Museum.  I sipped on a Terra Cotta Warrior Smash, the cocktail specifically designed for the exhibit, consisting of Hennessy, soda water, lemon, mint, and a pinch of Chinese 5-spice. Despite […]

Read my full review of Raw Silk Indian Restaurant & Lounge in Old Town Alexandria at DC Socialite.

My friend, Laurie, joined me for an evening of firsts in Georgetown on Friday that excluded all the predictable neighborhood attractions.  This meant no Third Edition, no walks along the waterfront, and no ironic shirt collars. I went to my first art gallery opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).  Despite the abundance of […]

Eat, Bar, Love


In observance of JP’s departure to Denver, CO for a conference, we dined at EatBar in Clarendon. EatBar is part of a family of restaurants including Evening Star Café, Vermillion, Tallula, Rustico, and Buzz Bakery.  I have now been to all but Tallula, the posh neighbor of EatBar.  Rustico is one of my absolutely favorite, […]