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Their goal: Wines that taste more like Chile and less like everywhere else

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

WINE | These makers are researching old varieties and techniques as they move away from the international style.

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5 budget-friendly wines, including a stunning bottle from Chile

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

RECOMMENDED | Two South American reds join one from France, plus a rosé from California and an Italian white.

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Which type of challah should you bake? Take our personality quiz to find out.

Source: Washington Post Food Section

This weekend is a great time to make challah. But which kind? Take our personality quiz to find out.

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Where to Eat and Drink in Reston

Source: Eater DC

Global tastes punctuate this planned community | The residential community of Reston was founded on the principles “Live, Work, Play, and Get Involved.” As such, the compact area has more than its fair share of restaurants, bars, and cafés for denizens to enjoy. Many of the eateries line retail hubs like Reston Town Center, Lake Anne Plaza, and South Lakes Village Shopping Center, while others are standalone establishments sprinkled throughout the area. City dwellers and suburbanites often find themselves in the neighborhood, since Reston is also surrounded by well-known Northern Virginia amenities such as Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, Wolf Trap, Great Falls …

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The no-hassle, just-right meal for a midweek Jewish New Year celebration (or any busy family)

Source: Washington Post Food

DINNER IN MINUTES | It’s chockablock with foods that are symbolic for Rosh Hashanah, and it goes great with brisket.

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Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

District Oktoberfest Multiple locations around Chinatown The District Oktoberfest kicks off this Saturday, September 16, with a bar crawl in Chinatown. Check in at 10 Tavern by 3 PM to enjoy drink and food specials, as well as live Bavarian music. Your ticket ($24 if you use the promo code “cheers”) includes free 12-ounce Oktoberfest beers […]

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Brunch by the Water at These Riverside Restaurants Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Who doesn’t love mimosas with a water view? Take advantage of the warm weather and get outside for brunch this weekend. Osteria Morini 301 Water St., SE #109 Not only does this pretty waterfront Italian in Navy Yard have a roomy wraparound patio shaded by umbrellas, they also serve a fantastic brunch prix-fixe: any choice […]

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Take Our Restaurant Survey and You Could Win Dinner for Two

Source: Washingtonian Food

For the past 40 years, Washingtonian has taken the pulse of the local restaurant scene by asking you, the reader, to play food critic. What’s your favorite new arrival? What’s your go-to brunch spot? Who slings the best pizza? And which places are most overhyped and overpriced? Weigh in on our survey. Your answers will be revealed in […]

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First Look and Taste Test: Fox Loves Tacos

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

No bad vibes allowed

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Taste Test: Dram & Grain Fall Menu

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Time for a trust fall.

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Drink Out of a Porron and Eat Gin & Tonic Sorbet at Michael Schlow’s New Spanish Pop-Up

Source: Washingtonian Food

If you ever dined at Conosci, the intimate downtown crudo bar from restaurateur Michael Schlow, you might remember the speakeasy-esque entrance—through a velvet curtain inside Alta Strada—and the lack of a real kitchen. (All dishes were made with a toaster oven, induction burner, or rice cooker.) When the ambitious tasting menus outgrew the cooking equipment, Schlow developed […]

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Can Eden Center Keep Up With the Changing Appetites of Millennials?

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Source: Eater DC

The iconic Vietnamese dining hub is luring more types of cuisine than ever before | Located just a few Metro stops from downtown D.C., Eden Center contains the highest concentration of Vietnamese-owned businesses under one roof in America. During its heyday in the 1990s, when a new food-filled wing called Saigon West was tacked on, visitors were greeted by row upon row of vendors selling pho, bun bo Hue, and other Vietnamese specialties. Food lovers came from far and wide in tour buses. But after a scary bout of recession- and crime-related closures, the center’s operators needed to usher in a …

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Police: Man Seeking Attention Threatened Restaurant Patron With Scissors

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Source: ARLnow

An Indiana man walked into a Crystal City restaurant Wednesday night, wrapped his arm around the neck of a female diner and threatened her with a pair of scissors, police say. The attack happened just before 5:30 p.m. on the 2200 block of Crystal Drive.

Police say the man was “in search of individuals that would acknowledge him” and “the incident occurred after the victim did not acknowledge the suspect.” The suspect was taken into custody after bystanders intervened, potentially saving the woman from being maimed. Arlington County Police Department spokeswoman Ashley Savage described to ARLnow.com what happened: “After the …

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The Biggest Sweetgreen Ever Is Here

Source: Eater DC

The 46-seat spot opens Friday | A record-breaking Sweetgreen location debuts in Georgetown on Friday—the same day as the thriving salad company’s tenth birthday.

Spanning over 2,200 square feet at 1044 Wisconsin Avenue NW, the new store is complete with two levels of indoor seating and outdoor patio space and even parking. Its design plays off the nearby university, with a sprawling black-and-white mural upstairs depicting its first location, with the school’s skyline as a backdrop, and a neon cursive sign at the ordering line spelling out its chant, “hoya saxa.” Exposed brick, concrete flooring, and wood seating round out the …

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These DC Latte Art Photos Are Giving Us All the Cozy Fall Vibes

Source: Washingtonian Food

If there’s no swirl art, is it still a latte? Local baristas show off their skills. Baked & Wired: Not just for cupcakes. Time for an afternoon pick-me-up A post shared by Swings Coffee (@swingscoffee) on Mar 2, 2017 at 10:08am PST Swoon-worthy heart art. Holiday themed. Almost too pretty to drink…almost. Two part, twice […]

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