Archive | February, 2009

Lebanese Taverna

I found myself in Woodley Park this past weekend looking for a place to grab brunch after I realized the wait at Open City was going to be in excess of an hour.  Walking up the street, I came across Lebanese Taverna.  Having eaten there several times before I figured it would be a good […]

Best Cheap Eats in DC

Even though DC is somewhat insulated from the current economic crisis, it’s always a good time to think about getting a great bargain.  That’s why we’ve come up with the following list of places in DC to get an amazing dish at an affordable price. Bar Pilar – This hipster hang-out is known for it’s […]

Dinner with an Artist 2009

3/12 – The Fillmore Arts Center’s annual fundraiser, Dinner with an Artist, is a chance to share an intimate and elegant dinner with some of Washington’s current and most creative artists. The idea of the dinner is to create a “salon experience” for Washington’s art patrons by matching the area’s most eminent artists with a […]

WFI Oscar’s Party

2/22 – Come join other DC-area film connoisseurs for an Oscar’s party hosted by the the Washington Film Institute. The event will be taking place at the Goethe-Institut and admission includes open bar and heavy hors d’ouevres. For tickets and more information please visit admin

DC Adventures in Travel Expo

2/21-2/22 – The DC Adventures in Travel Expo is one of the leading travel and adventure expos in the US. It will be a one-stop shopping marketplace where thousand of travel providers will be offering unique vacation options and travel information. The Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown is the keynote speaker and will talk on how […]

Ben’s Chili Bowl

Two half smokes and chili cheese fries please. I wish I was the only one who wanted to place that order this Saturday afternoon but no such luck. The line at Ben’s Chili Bowl was 30+ deep and unfortunately, I didn’t have that much time to wait. But long lines are the norm for this […]

Peking Gourmet Inn

Over the past year or so I’ve been exploring more of Northern Virginia and it is has finally dawned on me that if your palette years for Eastern flavors then Virginia actually offers a much broader array of options than DC or Maryland.  This is not an easy thing to admit for someone who was […]

Best of the DC Shorts

2/6-2/7 – Watch 14 films from across the country and from around the globe in a special 3-hour screening of the best films from the 2008 DC Shorts Film Festival competition. Meet the festival organizers and filmmakers during the intermission or after the screening, and get a sneak-peak into DC Shorts 2009.  The event will […]