WHERE TO EAT (Like The PRESIDENT) In WASHINGTON DC!!!

This summer found me back in Washington DC a few times, and it seemed as though every  opulent meal found me stalking the first family!  Either I had just missed the first family, was hearing about the first family, or steps away from the first family.  So it got me to thinking about sharing with […]

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Join The PRESIDENT & FIRST LADY at the WHITE HOUSE for the ANNUAL EASTER EGG ROLL on APRIL 6th!!!

The 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll lottery will be open from 12 p.m. ET on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23 to 12 p.m. ET on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26. Signing up for the lottery is free of charge and tickets for winners are free of charge. Enter the lottery now. Please ensure that the contact information on your account is correct. […]

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ART SMITH Makes The BEST BREAKFAST In AMERICA!!!

I have to declare this as a fact: Oprah Winfrey‘s former chef ART SMITH makes the BEST breakfast in America! This past weekend I visited DC and, as usual, found myself, yet again, captivated by the genius of Art Smith’s ART & SOUL restaurant, located at 415 New Jersey Avenue NW only a few blocks […]

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The Daily Dish – THE BONE-IN DRY AGED KONA SIRLOIN @ The Capital Grille, Washington DC

The Kona Sirloin at THE CAPITAL GRILLE is a great steak!  I indulged during a recent trip to Washington DC in this hearty meat dish and tore up their signature calamari with hot cherry peppers! A Whitney Houston favorite, Capital Grille is a steakhouse chain with locatations throughout the country!  Known for hosting local businessmen, […]

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Escargot & Truffle Fries @ The HOTEL MONACO, DC

A recent stay in Washington DC found me lapping up in luxury at THE HOTEL MONACO.  A historic former government building, the Monaco’s vast halls, comfy rooms, chic and contemporary decor, and adjacent fusion French restaurant where pork belly, escargot and toothsome menu items cause instant mouth-watering temptation, define the distinct style and bold luxury […]

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What To Order: @ JOE’S, Washington DC

JOE’S SEAFOOD in Washington DC is the cousin to Miami’s legendary Joe’s Stone Crab.  But the nation’s capital version is a bit more regal than the casual Washington Avenue original that still attracts lunchtime tourists in shorts. Joe’s Washington DC is glamorous restaurant that features oak-size marble columns, lush leather banquettes, suited up servers, polished […]

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10 SIGNS You Live In or May Be From WASHINGTON DC!

I spent time in my hometown of Washington DC recently, and it got me thinking about some of the signature traits, characteristics and knowledge of a typical Washingtonian – or at least, things one must know if they have ever lived in the nation’s capital.  Check it out, and let me know if you agree! […]

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GEORGIA BROWN’S, Washington DC – All That & A Basket of Fluffy Biscuits!

For years I have heard about popular Washington DC soul food restaurant GEORGIA BROWN’S.  A favorite of my grandmothers, first lady Michelle Obama is often spotted there dining with family or friends. Well, I finally visited last week for lunch, and when the server placed a basket of fluffy biscuits and warm cornbread in the […]

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Thank God For The OATMEAL, Because Everything Else Sucked @ The CAPITAL HILTON!

During my last visit to Washington DC, I stayed at the CAPITAL HILTON.  Located at 1001 16th Street NW, I had stopped into the Hilton about a year ago, ran into President Obama and ordered the tacos at the bar, and I wish I had left my relationship with the hotel at that. Upon checking […]

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The Perfect Lunch at ZAYTINYA, Washington DC

Generally speaking, I’m not one for Mediterranean food.  I don’t mind it, but too often I find the cuisine to be too skimpy, too funky, and too zany for my taste.  Lamb, feta cheese, falafel, olives – ugh…. While, I like to try new things and diversify my palate,  the appeal of such fare doesn’t […]

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