Skinny Eats and Drinks in DC

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REAL Restaurants in DC

When I heard about a place called Elizabeth’s Gone Raw  with only raw vegan food, it sounded intriguing enough to try despite being a fan of filet mignon.  When an opportunity presented itself to attend the presentation of DC’s first REAL Restaurants I signed up immediately. Problem is I didn’t make it…but I wanted to … Continue reading

For (food) Lovers in February

February is packed with fun holidays and multiple excuses to buy gifts for oneself others. Gift guides are showing up everywhere, this one being one of my favorites as it features local DC bloggers. The restaurant scene is as usual in on the giving game and Open Table has a handy listing of where you can book … Continue reading

Girl Meets Food + Granville Moore’s = Date Night

Back in November local DC food blog Girl Meets Food celebrated it’s 3rd blogiversary and decided to spread the love by giving away over $400 in gift cards for readers to enjoy at local DC restaurants. I was lucky winner #1 and was very excited to receive the $100 gift card to Granville Moore’s in the … Continue reading

So very pleasant at Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe

For somebody who wants to check out  and experience everything new in DC, the list of ‘thing to do’ grows very long, very fast. It’s almost anxiety inducing. Scratch that, it IS anxiety inducing. Hence, I’m happy to report that I’ve been able to remove one of my many to-do list items. I recently stopped … Continue reading

Feastly for Foodies

A few weeks ago, I managed to reserve a spot for a Sunday lunch with people I don’t know at a stranger’s house. Oh, you know, just another Feastly event: ‘Lunch with BakeHouse and Los Verracos’. What is Feastly? How does it work? How can I get involved? These were questions that I had to … Continue reading

Skinny visits the Seasonal Pantry

Talk about the power of social media-  it was a tweet about chocolate bread pudding by @FrenchiesDC that finally had me walking through the quaint little entrance to the Seasonal Pantry.

The Skinny: Nick’s Riverside Grille

Suffering from anxiety about summer time coming to an end, and not yet having been on a relax-by-the-pool-and-drink-sugary-cocktails type of vacation, I urged my friends to head down to Cantina Marina with me to watch the sunset and enjoy a few cocktails. The sun had ample time to set before we even found a cab, … Continue reading

The Skinny: Cuba Libre DC

On a random Saturday night, I ended up at Cuba Libre with le boyfriend and company. The drinks were sugary sweet (‘Real boatdrinks!’ le boyfriend exclaimed) and the music was fun. The decor was different and we had a great time dancing the night away. When I was later invited to Cuba Libre for dinner, … Continue reading

The Skinny: Bullfeathers

Despite its rather masculine name, Bullfeathers managed to appeal to about 25 women who descended, thirsty and hungry, from a conference held on the Hill on Saturday morning in June.

The Skinny: Luke’s Lobster

Following all the hype around this new Penn Quarter eatery, I finally had the chance to head down to taste the famous lobster rolls!

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