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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 intercontinental relations between people on the</i> …

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 …

Food

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 …

Prince George's County

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 …

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Food

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, …

Food Festivals

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 …

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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 …

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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

<i>Food is at the center of almost every holiday, and these restaurants make sure that Ramadan’s sunset breaking of the fast is no exception.</i><p>Many of us …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Where to Eat and Drink in Rehoboth

Stealing away to the beach a few times each summer is one of many ways that Washingtonians stay sane. Its inclusive attitude and laid-back vibe make Rehoboth one of the go-to destinations along the shore. The food scene is also a major draw, since the beach town has a surprisingly lively culinary …

These barbecue destinations are a great excuse for a road trip

Back before the rise of urban barbecue, the hardcore meatheads among us had to pile into a car and drive for miles to sample brisket, ribs and pork smoked exclusively with smoldering woods. It was out in the boondocks where pitmasters could burn their logs, free from the regulations and insurance …

BBQ

Tiger Fork features Hong Kong-style cooking worthy of attention

<i>This review appeared in The Washington Post’s 2017 Spring Dining Guide as No. 6 on a list of the year’s 10 best new restaurants.</i><p><b>6. Tiger Fork</b><p>(Good/Excellent)<p>On the wall, dragons play in heaven. In your glass, Chinese medicinals supposedly help cure what ails you. From the owners of Fainting Goat on …

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Our favorite burgers in Washington, from diner-style to splurge-worthy

There are classic diner burgers, with thin patties smashed on griddles, and there are special-occasion burgers, the kind made with truffles and dry-aged beef. They satisfy two kinds of cravings, one tinged with nostalgia and another more for extravagance.<p>In this list of our favorite beef burgers in …

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JFK’s D.C.: A guide to the haunts and hangouts of one of Washington’s most beloved locals

John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s 100th birthday is May 29. It’s hard to think of the 35th president — the youngest ever elected to the office and 46 years old when he was assassinated — anywhere near that age. Kennedy was president for just 1,036 days, but in a 2013 Gallup poll, 50 years after his death, …

History

Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden | Smithsonian

<b>Markus Lüpertz</b><br>Threads of History<p>May 24–Sept 10, 2017

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First Look: Sri Lankan Breakfast Comes to D.C. At Short Eats

Forget the breakfast bagel. Short Eats, a pop-up café at Ten Tigers Parlour (3813 Georgia Ave. NW), wants to add a little more spice to the morning …

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