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Deal Of The Week: 20% Off at The Hotel George in DC

Photo courtesy The Hotel George This summer book prime real estate at The Hotel George in Capitol Hill, just blocks from the Eastern Market and public transportation hub, Union Station. This 139-room boutique hotel is all modern elegance with contemporary art and sleek furnishings brightening the public spaces and guest rooms. You’ll feel right at home with the range of […]

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Mike Isabella’s Bandolero Opens In DC

Chef Mike Isabella Photo: Greg Powers Every day is Dia de los Muertos at Mike Isabella’s new restaurant Bandolero in the busy Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The Top Chef All-Stars runner-up opened his second restaurant yesterday, but he wants you to know this is no run-of-the-mill Mexican restaurant. Mike nixed the mind-numbing mariachi music and technicolor take and opted for […]

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Southern Baristas and Brewers Recognized in National Competition

photo by Kelsey Snell The U.S. Barista Championship & Brewers Cup took place in Portland, Oregon over the weekend. Although we didn’t make the cross-country trek to Portland, we’d like to congratulate all the competitors and top finalists who represented the South’s budding craft-coffee culture in the Northwest. Of the 12 national finalists nearly half hail from the South. Andy […]

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Omni’s New Drink Menu

I love a good hotel bar. When traveling for work, it’s nice when I can stroll down to the restaurant or on-site lounge and enjoy a well-crafted cocktail — no need to venture back out after a day on the streets. It’s like getting to unwind in your own home with a little added posh and service. So I’m thrilled […]

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José Andrés’s Patriotic Pop-up Restaurant

By: Bill Addison     America Eats Tavern, downstairs dining room; Greg Powersm Pop-up restaurants — ventures that set up temporary shop in an event space or after hours in an already-established restaurant — are a growing trend nationally, but Washington D.C.’s José Andrés has used his star power to take the concept to another playing field entirely. Six months ago, he […]

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