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When you come to DC

It is one of my hopes of this blog that it makes you want to come to DC. I just really love this city, and I feel like it doesn’t get enough credit as a great place to come, at … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Market Breakfast Pancakes

Yesterday morning as he was leaving for work, James turned to me and said, “Seize the day…. or at least say ‘Hey’ and try it make it through.” It’s been one of those weeks (months? seasons of life?). So instead of … Continue reading

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On Saturday we discovered bottomless brunch.

I had lofty plans about both this weekend.  I am on Spring Break this week, which meant last weekend marked a blissful studying and grading break. James has been traveling fairly frequently and went out of town again today, so … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Brunch (in Easter Market, or anywhere else)

If DC could be represented by a meal, it would be brunch. Chicago is probably a nice dinner, New York might be a late night swanky cocktail or bagels and lox, and L.A. is probably sushi or something. But DC … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Union Market

A decade ago, the eastern half of this city wasn’t exactly tourist friendly. This is reaffirmed every time I tell someone who has lived in the DC metropolitan area for a long time I live in SE and that last … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Tea at the Strathmore

You all know by now that there is nothing I love more than a good tea party. (Remember  the great search for the best tea room in Paris here and here? And remember this?) Unfortunately, James is not into tea … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Zeke’s Donutz

Confession: It takes nothing short of a miracle to get me to work early. And by miracle, I mean being told that “there will be donuts  in the office between 9-10.”  I got there at 10:05 to find the office … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Capitol Hill Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person of a certain book love must be in want of more books. It is another truth that sometimes two of the aforementioned people will marry each other and have to buy … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: The Sweet Lobby

In my  macaron experience, there are a couple moments that stand above all the rest: That time that we WON the Macaronathon, even though the rest of Paris didn’t even know it was a competition. Whenever I would introduce a … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Batter Bowl Bakery

It seems like most people are a little ashamed to love DC. Politicians bash it, as affiliation with this city is seen as weakness, or being disconnected from the nation. The country views it as a place outside of reality, … Continue reading

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