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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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Beer gardens, polka bands and pig roasts: How to celebrate Oktoberfest around D.C.

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

If you love beer, bratwursts and accordions, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Munich’s Oktoberfest begins Saturday, and bars and beer gardens across the Washington region will join in the famous celebration by tapping traditional beers and hosting German bands and dancers over the next few weeks. Admission is free to all events below, […]

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Eating Out

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Source: Brightest Young Things

Everything worth eating this week.

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The Week In Outside

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Source: Brightest Young Things

It’s September!

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Tom Sietsema: The Salt Line is an instant hit, with superb seafood and a view to match

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The month of August in restaurant openings and closings

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

In August, the Washington area got duplicate locations of old favorites, plus a few new concepts. Here’s a rundown of the noteworthy developments. Openings Buredo: Now you can get your burrito-size sushi roll fix at the Wildwood Shopping Center. 10219 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. District Winery: This D.C. outpost of Brooklyn Winery pours 20 wines produced at […]

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Dandelion greens are sprouting on menus like, well, weeds

Source: Washington Post Food

FOOD TRENDS | Chefs appreciate their bitter bite.

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14 things to do in the D.C. area on Labor Day weekend

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Friday, Sept. 1 Truckeroo at the Bullpen: Look, we all know you’re sneaking out of work early on Labor Day weekend. Get your friends together and make a combination happy hour and early dinner at the Bullpen, where 13 food trucks, including Red Hook Lobster Pound, Feelin’ Crabby and Swizzler are setting up. Purchase beers […]

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The Hotlist: 13 things to eat, drink, see and do in September

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Page-to-Stage New Play Festival at the Kennedy Center, Sept. 2-4 Sixty local theater companies, ranging from Woolly Mammoth and Ford’s Theatre to Taffety Punk Theatre Company and the African American Collective Theater, take over the Kennedy Center for a weekend of readings and rehearsals of plays and musicals that are still in development. It’s a […]

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VOTE: What Should the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar Do With Its Iron Throne?

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Source: Washingtonian

Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister aren’t the only ones vying for the Iron Throne. Around 47,000 people sat on the melded-sword seat at DC’s Game of Thrones pop-up bar, which came to an end with the season finale on Sunday. Drink Company commissioned the custom furniture from an artist in Atlanta, who built it out of foam, […]

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Arroz Chef Michael Rafidi Will Lead the Kitchen at Requin at the Wharf

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Source: Washingtonian

Arroz head chef Michael Rafidi has been making culinary waves in his native Washington since leaving RN74 in San Francisco for restaurateur Mike Isabella’s modern Spanish spot. His cooking helped land the eatery in Washingtonian’s top ten new restaurants of the year (on newsstands now), and gained high marks from critics around town. Now, Rafidi will […]

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Free and Almost Free Things To Do In D.C.

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Source: Brightest Young Things

Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC.

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11 things to do the weekend of July 14-16

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Friday, July 14 Bastille Day: Washington loves celebrating France’s national holiday, and the fact that July 14 falls on a Friday should add extra joie de vivre to events across town. Le Diplomate opens early, at 10:30 a.m.; children can enjoy face painting and a balloon artist; adults get live accordion music, mime performances, special cocktails and […]

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A road trip with a question: Is regional American food alive and well?

Source: Washington Post Food Section

The answer: It’s not always easy to find, but its complexities are more delicious than ever.

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Where to Eat Gluten-Free in D.C.

Source: Eater DC

Find everything from baked goods to pasta and pizza | While celiac disease is unfortunately common, America’s restaurant industry has now adapted and found ways to meet gluten-free needs and still maintain taste. D.C. dining is no exception. There are now countless options for gluten-free patrons. In fact, most local restaurants offer at least a few gluten-free alternatives, making this condition almost a non-issue. Some eateries, however, go above and beyond for gluten-free diners, making cookies, cakes, pastries, barbecue, and even pasta and pizza, accessible to those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities. For dishes that are free of gluten, but full of flavor, head to one of these essential gluten-free eateries in the D.C. area.

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