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Now Open: GBD Chicken and Doughnuts, DC

April 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on Now Open: GBD Chicken and Doughnuts, DC

Happy opening day, GBD Chicken and Doughnuts! GBD is the latest from one of our favorite bakers, Tiffany MacIsaac, also of Buzz Bakery and her husband Kyle Bailey, chef at the popular Birch & Barley. Happy (organic, hormone- and antibiotic-free) fried chicken and delicious doughnuts — maybe not the healthiest of meals, but perfect for […]

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Foodie Tots Take on Flushing, New York

April 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The foodie tots and I spent our spring break visiting the kids’ grandparents (my in-laws) in New York — Flushing, Queens, to be exact. In the 10+ years I’ve been coming to visit, we’ve rarely actually stayed in Flushing, so it was nice to do so this time and actually sample the local flavors. The […]

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Gone Bananas with DC Cupcakes

February 25th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Do you watch cooking shows with your kids? I’ve managed to get the 4-year-old hooked on “DC Cupcakes,” so much so that his birthday morning we skipped our usual bakery (sorry, Buzz) to surprise him with a trip to the flagship store. Insider’s tip: the cupcakery’s real name is Georgetown Cupcake, but don’t try to […]

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Holiday Family Favorites in Washington, DC

December 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments

One of the great things about growing up in Washington, DC, is the wealth of activities to enjoy — and the holiday season is no exception. Here are just a couple of our upcoming favorite activities, and corresponding dining suggestions too. Trains at the Botanic Garden Little boys seem genetically predisposed to love trains, but […]

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Fresh and Local at the Diner? (and 5 links for Friday)

May 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last night I attended a blogger event* at the Silver Diner here in Arlington, part of a chain of 18 diners in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey. I have to admit I was a little skeptical when I got the invitation announcing their new “fresh and local” menu, but I couldn’t resist seeing what they […]

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