3 on Thursday

I can’t believe it’s September!  Where did the Summer go?  Seriously?!  I can’t really wrap my head around it.  Instead, I’ll just start thinking about the long Labor Day weekend… Boys looking so dapper before their friend Evan’s wedding A nice little love note on my hotel pillow The DC farmers’ market in Dupont is…

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PSA: Idle Time Books

Sometimes I think there’s a place you’ve just got to know about and my Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will give you the full skinny. With a few minutes to spare after lunch in DC, Albert and I stopped into Idle Time Books, the store in Adams Morgan selling old, rare, and out of print books.…

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Table

Liz raved about the seasonal goodness of Table, the restaurant where she had made a reservation during out visit.  The menu is farm to table, and it felt like the table we were seated at upstairs was in the middle of someone’s living room.  I was immediately comfortable.  Bring on the food. The menus were…

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The Diner – DC

In New York, diners are both common and cherished.  In DC, they’re not so prevalent, so I was happy to discover The Diner in Liz’s Adams Morgan neighborhood.  Everybody needs a 24 hour diner experience and I’m happy I was staying right around the corner from one AND that it happened to be a better diner…

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Graffiato

In the middle of DC’s Chinatown is Graffiato, a modern Italian-ish small plates restaurant that is churning out (and I do mean churning – our food came out super quick) innovative meals for the trendy Washington set. You could definitely eat here even if you’re not feelin’ tapas, as I know many men are opposed…

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PSA: Kramerbooks & Afterwords

Sometimes I think there’s a place you’ve just got to know about and my Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will give you the full skinny.   Ummmm a bookstore that’s also a bar?  This is it.  It’s El Dorado. At Kramerbooks, you’ll find a wide selection of literature and an adorable little café that’s open late…

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