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Bush to Beach
By Beth Weitzman | October 1, 2015

An African safari has long occupied a place on my bucket list. But let’s face it, Africa is incredibly distant, so when making the trek, it’s usually recommended that you stay a bare minimum of one week on the continent. Realizing that Africa is a...

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Depp Thinker
By Ray Rogers | September 28, 2015

Never mind that he’s one of the most bankable movie stars alive. Johnny Depp, the 52-year-old Kentucky-born actor with the prominent cheekbones, has always lived a little on the edge, on the periphery of the Hollywood A-list, most comfortable in the company...

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Splendor in the Glass
By Nevin Martell | September 21, 2015

1. Bakers & Baristas’ Melange
This sip is at once a simple and sophisticated combination of coffee, steamed milk and plenty of freshly whipped cream...

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Artful Feasts
By Michael McCarthy | September 16, 2015

When Strathmore announced earlier this summer that it would match some of the best artists in DC with many of the most renowned female chefs in the region for an ambitious fall exhibit, Women Chefs: Artists in the Kitchen, many wondered how the...

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Mezcal Magic
By Kelly Magyarics | September 16, 2015

Forget what you heard about cheap swill bottled with a preserved worm—mezcal is delicious and hot right now at DC bars. Produced with roasted rather than baked agave, it’s the bolder and enigmatic alternative to tequila, with a whiff of smoke that...

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A Fine Brandwein
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | September 16, 2015

Nestled among the luxe shops of swanky CityCenterDC is chef Amy Brandwein’s new 48-seat restaurant and market, Centrolina. With boutiques like Hermès, Kate Spade and...

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Women of Style
By Jennifer Barger | September 14, 2015

Rue Rusike & Emilia Cirker
In the cutthroat universe of reality TV, it’s hard to believe competitors can become friends and business partners. But that’s what happened to Reston-based cooking instructor Emilia...

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State of Gracie
By Michael McCarthy | September 14, 2015

It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, the feeling is one of musical euphoria: the moment when a new singing voice enters your world. Scores of listeners are having a Gracie Terzian moment these days, as the DC native’s new album, ...

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Market Watch
By Nevin Martell and Arielle Weg | September 14, 2015

1. Centrolina
Located in the city’s newest dining destination, CityCenterDC, Centrolina brings the dolce vita lifestyle downtown. Chef-owner Amy Brandwein—...

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Actions Speak Lauder
By Cristina Cuomo | September 4, 2015

Despite her formidable family legacy, cosmetics heiress Aerin Lauder—style and image director of Estée Lauder, and founder and creative director of AERIN—is doing anything but resting on her dynastic laurels. Three years ago, she...

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Supercar Meets Sedan
By Nate Chapnick | September 4, 2015

If James Bond had a couple of kids, he would, no doubt, be driving an Aston Martin Rapide S. From its muscular, evocative lines to its civilized, effortless power, the 2015 Rapide S presents a...

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One Day in DC
By Katie Bianco | September 3, 2015

“Sunday is my absolute favorite day in DC!” says Cirker, who likes to indulge at DC’s local eateries and markets on her day off. Start at Georgetown’s ...

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