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Oh, Sherry
By Kelly Magyarics | October 8, 2015

Chantal Tseng vividly remembers the moment that spawned her love for sherry. She was tending bar at the Tabard Inn and mixing the classic sherry- and vermouth-based Adonis cocktail. “I loved that cocktail so much—it was unlike any other drink I...

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Penn Ultimate
By Michael McCarthy | October 8, 2015

When counting the reasons why photographer Irving Penn was so masterful at his craft, it’s easy to get mired in a single image or two. But stand back and look at the sheer diversity of his subjects: Vogue fashion...

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Dream Weaver
By Jacqueline Z. Grossnickle | October 8, 2015

Burberry never shies away from an opportunity to spotlight its enduring signature items—and with more than 150 years under its fashionable belt, it’s no wonder why. This fall, the iconic brand celebrates its most...

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Lambo Love
By Nate Chapnick | October 8, 2015

Pull up, swing those doors to the sky and prepare for onlookers to drop their jaws at the ferocious beauty of the 700-horsepower Italian work of art that stands before them. A car that draws a crowd no matter where it goes,...

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Halloween Treats
By Nevin Martell | October 2, 2015

1. Central
Classy Twix, anyone? With the chocolate bar, indulge in a crispy hazelnut-chocolate foundation topped off with chocolate mousse. $10, 1001...

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One for the Road
By Phebe Wahl | October 2, 2015

I come from a family of foodies. The women in our clan dedicate an entire weekend each year to simply swapping recipes and sharing secrets on how to best conquer the classics of Julia Child. Our family motto of “Eat a meal, plan a meal” has...

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King of the Hill
By Michael McCarthy | October 1, 2015

Out in Virginia, where Greenhill Winery sits in the geographic hammock between the Blue Ridge and Bull Run Mountains, winemaker Sébastien Marquet spends a lot of time monitoring his...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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