I live in downtown DC in between Shaw and Chinatown. When going out, I usually opt for things more toward Shaw. Even though it's building up at a rapid pace, there is a different vibe in Shaw - less 'let's pound shots and drink towers of beer' and more 'let's have a nice craft cocktail and eat some ... Read More about Denson Liquor Bar
We had a nice little getaway this past weekend. Tom and I, along with his brother Ryan and his wife Jen, holed up in a cabin in the Shenandoah to spend some quality time together and get in touch with nature (without having to camp, which I'm not particularly good at - at all). We left after work ... Read More about Cabin Getaway in the Shenandoah
Another stop we made after our OBX trip last weekend, after visiting The Dog & Oyster, was for more fabulous oysters at Merroir Rappahannock Oyster Co. in Topping, Virginia. This quaint little spot, situated on the Rappahannock River, is part of the aptly named Rappahannock Oyster Co. which ... Read More about Merroir Rappahannock Oyster Co.
One of the many things I love about living in DC, and the East Coast in general, is the easy access to all sorts of destinations - within driving distance of several big cities and beaches as well as a plethora of cute, small towns nestled in the country or in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Last year, ... Read More about Hiking and Wine Tasting near Winchester, Virginia
I like wine a lot. Because I'm classy? Yes, we'll go with that. My love started with my generous brother and sister-in-law treating me to fancy bottles I couldn't afford on my own (and frankly, probably still can't) and grew steadily over the years. On Tom and my first date, we took 20 minutes ... Read More about 8 Great Wineries in Loudoun County