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Homecoming King
Mary Beth Albright | June 28, 2011

Just two years ago in these pages, I lamented the disappearance of classic Italian red sauce restaurants. Now DC is drowning in marinara, and I’m one tiramisu away from the asylum. Has our meatball lust rolled over refined Italian...

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Food for Thought
E. Hartigan, B. Dunkins, N. Martell, L. Potter, G. Powell, K. Shalett, G. Stone | June 28, 2011

There is an explosion of new trends, new restaurants and new names searing Washington’s dining scene, and we’re giving you a front row seat on the thrilling ride as DC...

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'Cause Baby, You’re a Firework'
Karen Sommer Shalett | June 27, 2011

Katy Perry seems to be taking the night off, so there’s no better place in the country than DC to let your colors burst. But the National Mall is hardly the only—or even the best—place to...

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Tour de Fork!
the editors of Modern Luxury, with Contributing Editor John Mariani | June 22, 2011

Bon appetit, buen provecho, guten appetit or simply “enjoy”—the language of any amazing restaurant needs no translation. Go for the food, stay for the buzz, leave with memories and...

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The Eat-O-Cracy
Lindsay Potter | June 20, 2011

Fine Dining Restaurant
The nominee is a restaurant that demonstrates a high standard of excellence in food, service and atmosphere and shows dedication to sophisticated culinary techniques. The nominees in this category...

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The Eat-O-Cracy
Lindsay Potter | June 20, 2011

Fine Dining Restaurant
The nominee is a restaurant that demonstrates a high standard of excellence in food, service and atmosphere and shows dedication to sophisticated culinary techniques. The nominees in this category must...

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Always a Bride
Karen Sommer Shalett | June 13, 2011

Actress Dina Merrill, Ms. Post’s youngest daughter, recently donated a dress that creates a personal suite from her days as a flower girl to bridesmaid to bride in 1946. Merrill, who was married thrice, also has her Cartier wedding day...

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Kluge’s Curtain Call
Karen Sommer Shalett | June 8, 2011

The auction will be held on Sat., June 11 and Sun., June 12 and includes American and European paintings, decorative arts, and pieces of Asian art, as well as David Easton-designed draperies and works of art from the estate Kluge once...

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Dine and Vine This Weekend
Karen Sommer Shalett | May 27, 2011

Before DC gets deluged with fast-casual concepts from out of town this summer, a dose of slow food by some of the country’s finest chefs may be exactly what our collective culinary soul needs. The Park Hyatt Washington,...

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A Star is Reborn
Karen Sommer Shalett | May 24, 2011

Stephen Sondheim’s 1971 hit Follies had its official opening night on the Kennedy Center boards last weekend to lavishly loving reviews. That the $7.3 million mounting contains no fewer than nine Broadway babies isn’t the only...

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Hawaiian Punch!
Tiffany Jow | May 13, 2011

 Call it the Obama effect, but Hawai’i is having a moment: Think the resurgence of tiki cocktails and Hawaii Five-O. But beyond trite pop culture references, there’s a new generation embracing its roots. This May marks the...

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Jet Set, Go!
Lauren Marie Pritchard | May 10, 2011

Be transported to over 30 countries on six continents without ever leaving DC.

The next legislative recess is far off in the distance, but that’s hardly keeping you from wanting to get away. Fortunately, during the...

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