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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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