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Crab Picking with Kids {3 Spots to Get Your Maryland Crab Fix}

May 27th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Do you remember the first time someone put a hot, angry red steamed crab in front of you and expected you to crack it open? Perhaps this a distinctly DC area rite of passage, but I’m sure the foodie tot will be telling this story to her children one day far, far in the future. […]

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Tags: around DC · eatLocalDC · restaurants · seafood

Georgetown French Market Weekend

April 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Georgetown French Market Weekend

Have you ever heard Washington referred to as Paris on the Potomac? I don’t know where that comes from, but it is true at least one weekend out of the year — Georgetown French Market weekend! Extended to a third day this year, the festive open air market takes place all along Book Hill and […]

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Hermione Voyage: Celebrating France in Alexandria

June 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hermione Voyage: Celebrating France in Alexandria

The Hermione, a replica of the tall ship that carried the Marquis de Lafayette and aid from France to assist General Washington in the waning days of the American Revolution, docked in Alexandria last night at midnight. If the boy wasn’t still in school, I’d have taken the kids down to watch its arrival; but […]

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5 Local Taco Joints for Cinco de Mayo

May 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on 5 Local Taco Joints for Cinco de Mayo

As one-time Californians, the husband and I take our taco eating very seriously. Fortunately, we’ve staked out a number of acceptable local places over the years, and they’ve become favorites of the foodie tots as well. It’s hard to go wrong at any restaurant that provides free chips and salsa to satiate the can’t-possibly-wait-another-second-before-eating needs […]

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Pretty in Pink Picnic with Spring Radishes

April 24th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Spring! We were in Florida over spring break and I was afraid we’d missed the annual DC cherry blossoms blooming — but it turns out they were much later than usual, so we still had a chance to pack a tea party picnic and enjoy eating under the beautiful blossoms. In years past we’ve […]

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