DC’s Sexiest Brunch


Every Saturday at 2 p.m. at L’Enfant Cafe, the blinds shut and what goes on inside is a mystery to the outside world… until now. La Boum (French slang for “house party”) is a four-hour brunch-travaganza replete with shots, DJs, and burlesque dancers. … Continue reading

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DC Brau: Blind Taste Test


There have been lots of raised Braus around the District recently. A few months ago, DC Brau, the first production brewery to open in the nation’s capital since 1956, hopped onto the country’s craft brew map with a launch party that saw lines run down the block and 15 kegs emptied out in less than seven hours. Continue reading

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Blind Taste Test: Mumbo Sauce


DC may not have a signature sandwich, but it does have a signature sauce: mumbo. Also spelled “mambo,” this reddish-brown glaze is part barbecue, part sweet and sour, and fully addictive. As quintessentially DC as The Ricky, mumbo’s beginnings are … Continue reading

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Paella Practice

Paella Practice

  Dean Martin was right when he sang, “When the moon hits your eye like a big piece of paella, that’s amore…” Okay, fine. We’ve taken some liberties with the lyrics, but Dino would have been singing a different tune … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delight (Videos)


We recently dove fork first into Mallory Staley‘s recipe book, and, as promised, we wanted to pass along instructions for two easy-to-make desserts from 1789′s new head pastry chef that are guaranteed to impress your guests. First, a lemon linzer tart … Continue reading

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