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Flight Wine Bar, Our New Favorite Spot!

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Chinatown has a new resident!  Its name is Flight Wine Bar, and we are officially in love. As you may have gathered from past posts, we tend to be a little difficult to please when it comes to our bellies.  It has been a long time since we have been impressed by a new local…

Happy Birthday, Buzz Aldrin!

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You probably already know that today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (see yesterday’s post for our MLK Day Insider Tips)!  Did you know it’s also Buzz Aldrin’s birthday?  Part of the beauty of DC is that you get the opportunity to see first-hand the memorials and…

Our Insider Tip for MLK Day

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With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day just hours away, we thought we’d share a tip for commemorating Dr. King’s legacy during your trip to DC.  There are the obvious tourist sites, like the The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. But those…

A Brunch of Unfortunate Proportions

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This weekend we joined some friends for a birthday brunch at a new restaurant, Table DC, which was voted DC’s Best New Restaurant 2013.  We had read some mixed reviews for the the pretentiously-named Table, and weren’t sure what to expect.  By the end of the brunch, we had developed our own reviews, and couldn’t…

Winter Fun at the National Zoo

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The temperature might be dropping, but that doesn’t mean there’s no more outdoor fun to be had in DC! In fact, winter is one of the best times to visit the National Zoo.  Even on a chilly day, there is no better place to spend an afternoon with the family. For example, there was a…

Tour the Shutdown!

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We’ve been getting a lot of questions of late about how the government shutdown is affecting our tours.  The short answer is: it isn’t really.  The only real inconvenience is that we are currently unable to take guests inside the Lincoln Memorial.  However, all the other memorials and monuments are still fair game, and every…

Chinatown Gets A Little Sweeter with . . . IT’SUGAR!

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IMG_1990Last week, Chinatown welcomed a new retailer to its bustling main strip along 7th street, NW.   The colorful new shop, IT’SUGAR, specializes in candy and novelty items, from packs of decade-specific candy (see picture below) to 5 lb giant gummy bears to bacon-flavored lip balm.  There…

Your Wednesday Drinking Guide!

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DC may not be famous for its food, but it is certainly known for its booze!  In this city, Wednesdays offer just as much possibility for great drinking as the weekends, particularly during DC Beer Week.  If you’re looking for an epic night in the middle of the week, check out the Washington Post’s guide…