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New Year’s Feasts
Arielle Weg | December 15, 2015

The Oval Room
This four-course menu includes oysters and caviar in a Champagne emulsion, and the evening is capped with decadent Valrhona chocolate bombe, served with peanut-butter mousse chocolate sponge cake and...

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Holiday Cheer
Elana Dure | December 11, 2015

Take a Seasonal Spin
In the winter, The Washington Harbour’s picturesque fountain transforms into a busy ice skating rink. The Georgetown hot spot is DC’s largest outdoor skating venue, boasting an 11,800-square-foot...

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The Next List
By Jennifer Barger, Katie Bianco and Jennifer Sergent | December 7, 2015

GLOWING PRAISE
Designer Pamela Shadid has created custom paints to make your favorite walls sparkle.

It started with the crystal-and-bronze chandelier DC designer...

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Sweet Holiday
By Nevin Martell | December 7, 2015

1. Bayou Bakery
David Guas makes a decadent bittersweet dark chocolate bark pockmarked with crunchy bits of peppermint—perfect for a stocking stuffer. $7, 901...

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Warrior Bound
By Ellen Ryan | December 4, 2015

Veteran reporter Andrea McCarren says a yellow puppy named Bunce has changed her life profoundly, and for good reason: She’s training the Labrador for Warrior Canine Connection. In...

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Enchanted England
By Becca Hensley | December 3, 2015

In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, a young boy wins a golden ticket that leads him on an enchanted journey with Willy Wonka. Now a popular musical drawing crowds in London’s West End, the story—flooded...

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A Star Named Gugu
By Ray Rogers | December 1, 2015

She’s still relatively unknown in the United States, but just wait. British screen and stage actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw is about to become a household name. Following last year’s one-two punch of critically acclaimed roles—she played...

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Click
By Michael McCarthy | November 19, 2015

When
6:58am
9.20.15

Where
National Mall

James Knapp is a patient man. The Virginia resident had heard about a phenomenon—a photographer’s dream—that happens a couple times a...

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Arepa Redux
By David Hagedorn | November 19, 2015

Arepas—what chef Victor Albisu at Del Campo calls elevated South American street food—are popping up all over DC. Their pockets harbor all kinds of interesting goodies like shredded beef, avocado, prawns, braised-lamb neck...

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All That Glitters
By Katie Bianco | November 19, 2015

When Burberry decamped to CityCenterDC last year, leaving its flagship Connecticut and M Street location available, rumors swirled as to what brand might move into the historic space. As it turned out, curious shoppers needed only look next door...

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Poised to Pounce
By Nate Chapnick | November 19, 2015

Jaguar is flexing its muscle. In the last year, the British brand has invested some $5 billion in research and development and in its manufacturing facilities. The fruits of these investments are seen in Jaguar’s reinvigorated lineup—...

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Vegetarian Divine
By Arielle Weg | November 18, 2015

1. Doi Moi
Chef Haidar Karoum’s vegetarian dishes include butternut squash cooked with coconut milk and kaffir-lime leaves ($9) and steamed garlic, chive and...

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