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Your guide to the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C. - Curbed DC

Know where and when the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C. are held with help from this map. From Eastern Market to CityCenterDC, here are approximately 30 farmers markets in D.C. proper that you should know about.<p>According to The Washington Post, there are a total of 204 farmers markets in …

Farming

Taste Test: Bird’s Eye Sandwiches

Curry fries > curly fries

Foodies

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10 cheap-eats spots in Baltimore that offer more than just crab cakes

Baltimore is that rare city with a dish so fundamental to its culture that the food’s name is an answer to a crossword puzzle. But if the crab cake is Charm City’s calling card, it can also be a cross to bear for those planning to open a restaurant there.<p>The chef who dares to ignore the crab cake …

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D.C.'s 11 Best Podcasts For Locals, By Locals That You Should Be Listening To

<i>If you haven't yet discovered this particular joy, know that now is an excellent time to dip your toes into the wonderful world of podcasts. The</i> …

Made in MoCo: Where to Find the Freshest Food Locally

Our guide to Montgomery County farms, breweries, wineries and more<p>By Carole Sugarman<p>(page 1 of 11)<p>Photo by Laura Chase McGehee<p>Those may be hip …

Table Talk: 4 Gaithersburg Beer and Wine Stores

Find out where you can shop, eat and drink; plus get a taste of Bethesda's new Thai ice cream<p>BY DAVID HAGEDORN | PHOTOS BY DEB LINDSEY<p>(page 1 of …

7 Great “Secret” Gardens, Parks, and Plazas Around DC

Sometimes you just want to sit in the shade and eat your food truck gyro in peace. But finding a quiet spot in this region can be next to impossible. …

Washington D.C.

5 bottomless brunch spots that actually have great menus

A complimentary bread basket and free coffee refills? That’s cute, but it’s going to take a lot more than that to grab someone's attention in Washington. The city’s brunch scene is robust, and weekend warriors have countless bottomless brunches and buffets to choose from.<p>To help you pick the best …

Restaurants

Diaspora Eats: 9 of the Best African Restaurants In Washington D.C.

<i>DIASPORA—It’s “No Borders” month here at OkayAfrica, which means we’ll be highlighting travel and relations between people on the continent and in</i> …

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The oily charms of West African cuisine

My egusi entree at Bukom Cafe does not exactly activate the salivary glands. The pieces of stewed, bone-in goat meat are slathered with a thick paste built from West African melon seeds called egusi. The seeds give the dish its name and its slightly nutty flavor, sort of a cross between peanut and …

West Africa

These hidden gems serve West African dishes you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else

Washington’s African restaurant scene has long been dominated by platters of spongy injera bread, sauteed beef tibs and stewed greens — Ethio­pian and Eritrean dishes that have become almost as much of a regional staple as the chili-soaked half-smoke.<p>But on the other side of the continent, in …

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A guide to Hyattsville: D.C.’s newest suburban dining and arts destination

It sounds like an urban planner’s grand experiment: Artists and young creatives are drawn to a community with cheap rents and studios. Cool restaurants and bars follow. Living in the neighborhood starts to become desirable for young professionals, who attract more basic shops and services to the …

Restaurants

Carbs Overload, But So Worth It -> DMV Area Restaurants

August at Astro – August brings a whole new month of donut flavors at Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken. This month’s four new flavors are: Cannoli, a …

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Tyler Cowen's Ethnic Dining Guide April 2016

Restaurants manifest the spirit of capitalist multiculturalism. Entrepreneurship, international trade and migration, and cultural exchange all come …

Ethnic Market Scout: Mediterranean around D.C.

<i>First of an occasional series</i><p>I know a cook — or three — who would rather clean her oven with a cotton swab than trek to a specialty market for ingredients.<p>It’s not just the commitment of time and effort it would take for her to rent a Zipcar and find the suburban store that has the ethnic product …

Race & Ethnicity

Middle Eastern Food Festival

Join in the Fun!<p>Smell the aromas from the outdoor grills, partake of Shawarma, Chicken Kebabs, Falafel, Fattoush, Hummus, and Stuffed Grape Leaves, …

5 Awesome Sandwich Shops Around DC That Won’t Break the Bank

This comes from our 2017 Cheap Eats list, our guide to inexpensive ethnic dining in the region. Bub and Pop’s Dupont Circle, 1815 M St., NW Hoagies …

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Our favorite pools in the D.C. area, from extravagant hotels to free neighborhood gems

Summer in Washington isn’t just hot. It’s a sticky, sweltering mess, so much so that a cold beer sometimes isn’t enough. A drink can cool you down a few degrees, but that’s nothing compared to the sweet sting of jumping into a pool.<p>If you don’t have one at your place — or aren’t lucky enough to …

Washington D.C.

Our 10 Favorite Beach Towns for Food-Lovers

If you're someone who likes to eat — and really, who isn't? — then choosing the perfect beach getaway is just as much about finding the perfect place …

The 40 most essential D.C. restaurant dishes of 2017

Has there ever been a better time to eat in Washington? There’s so much fantastic food to try that it can be hard to know where to start. That’s where our annual 40 Eats issue comes in. This year, we polled readers, industry insiders and fellow Washington Post staffers to find the area’s most …

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During the month of Ramadan, here is where to feast after your fast

Many of us begin our day with breakfast, but during the month of Ramadan, many will eat breakfast after the sun sets.Ramadan occurs during the ninth …

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7 Places to Drink (and Eat) Activated Charcoal Around DC

Black-colored foods in the world are few and far between: black beans, black sesame, black garlic, squid ink pasta. But in recent years, a whole host …

Washington D.C.

Where to Eat and Drink in Baltimore

There’s more to this waterfront city than picking blue crabs and draining frosty Natty Bohs.<p>Any food tour of Charm City should also include decades-old Greek and Italian establishments whose immigrant communities left a lasting impression on the culinary landscape. Their contributions, combined …

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Great DC-Area Crab Feasts, No Car Needed

You don’t need a beach house—or even a car—to dig into a delicious crab feast this summer. In addition to DC-area crab houses, we’ve found fun new …

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The Early Word on Two Bros. Soulfood Kitchen & Lounge

“The best collards I've ever had.”<p>Partners Chris Everett and David Roundtree’s first family-friendly eatery, Two Bros. Soulfood Kitchen & Lounge,opened last month in Alexandria, Va. The spacious suburban restaurant (there’s room for 150 guests) features multiple bars, a DJ booth, as well as a …

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Clarendon’s Oz Adds Indonesian Accents, More Exotic Meats

Emu, curry mussels arrive in time for summer<p>Oz, the not-yet-two-year-old Australian restaurant from D.C. power couple and <i>The Real Housewives of Potomac</i> personalities Ashley and Michael Darby, is sprucing up its “fusion” menu with Asian flavors and regional delicacies.<p>Asian and Indonesian influences …

Washington D.C.

The 11 Best Places to Eat and Drink in Annapolis Right Now

With its postcard-perfect vistas along the Chesapeake Bay, seemingly never-ending parade of United States Naval Academy midshipmen marching around in their dress whites, and, of course, its iconic crab houses, neighboring Annapolis, Md., epitomizes all things summer.<p>Best of all, the historic town …

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