Monthly Archive: April 2010

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AGAINN Spring Menu

Earlier this month, I was invited along with other local food bloggers and writers to AGAINN–pronounced ‘aguinn’ [a-g-uin]–to sample their Spring Menu. AGAINN does right by the term Gastropub with a warm atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, accessible menu and great food!

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New Capitol Riverfront Market

Per a press release from the Capitol Riverfront BID, a new market is on the way this May! The new Capitol Riverfront Market, offering fresh produce and locally prepared foods, will open Thursday, May 6th and operate from 3 pm...

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in DC: Transformed

In Washington, D.C., check out the stately fa├žade of Union Station, a Beaux-Arts masterpiece built in 1908, as it morphs into historic landscapes. The transformation will begin at dusk on April 19 and take place each evening through April 25 from 7:30pm -11pm ET

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Free Coffee & Sweet Treats on Apr. 15

In addition to the usual $10.40 offers that surface around 4/15 a.k.a. Tax Day, there are a few places in the DC area where you get free stuff tomorrow. Since it’s part of most people’s morning commute, this is an...

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video: ok, you Gleeks got me…

… for 3 minutes, anyway. It was near impossible for me not to know that Glee was returning, but when I heard that Jane Lynch–as her acerbic character Sue Sylvester–would be doing a near shot-for-shot remake of Madonna’s music video...

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The Sweet Clementini

Of course, anytime is cocktail time. One might argue that the classic cocktail party is more appreciated during the colder months when people gather together to keep warm. And like cookies, cocktails are a sometimes treat. I won’t deny that I enjoy a good drink, but I won’t condone them becoming a bad habit.

That said, I present the Sweet Clementini. An easy-to-sip martini, sweet and tart with a hint of citrus and the color of a lazy Southern sunset.

Knitting for Beginners class at The Textile Museum, April 16, 1-4pm 1

in DC: Learn to Knit

I am constantly tempted to hop on the knitting bandwagon, but I’ve managed to resist… so far. But if you’re still on the fence or if you’re a knitter trying to hook a friend onto it, perhaps this free event...