Meet Friends for Happy Hour on Station 4’s Patio

On a warm evening in DC, folks flock to the patio at Station 4 for its late-night happy hour from 8 to 11 p.m. Fresh air washes over the patio as patrons enjoy $5 cocktails, glasses of wine, and draft brews. They complement a roster of snacks, most of them...

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Dig Into Brunch at Penn Commons

Looking for a bustling brunch spot where you can meet friends for a meal? Check out Penn Commons. It’s tucked away on Sixth Street, an offshoot of the Capital One Arena (formerly the Verizon Center) and near many other eateries and museums. Penn Commons tends to draw a crowd on...

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Enjoy a Boozy Milkshake at The Capital Burger

From its artisan burgers to the boozy milkshakes, The Capital Burger transforms fast food staples into gourmet creations worthy of adult tastes. Since it debuted a new branch in DC just a few days ago, now you can grab one of the grown-up burgers, shakes, or anything else on the...

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Enjoy Local Beer and Skeeball Games at Bar Elena

Bar Elena strikes the perfect balance between culinary excellence and a sense of whimsy. That’s all thanks to owner and head chef Adam Stein, who has lived in Northern Virginia since childhood and frequented Boundary Road — the eatery that occupied the space at 414 H Street Northeast until Bar...

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Rare Steak and Seafood Culls Its Upscale American Fare From Renowned Sources

Whittingham Meats in Chicago has spent the last 70 years building its reputation as one of the best purveyors of prime steaks anywhere in the country. That’s why Rare Steak and Seafood only trusts Whittingham Meats for its top-notch cuts of meat. Once they arrive, the kitchen team does the...

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Don’t Miss the Stuffed Grape Leaves at Ottoman Taverna

Unlike most conquerors, the royals of the Ottoman Empire never tried to overpower the peoples they ruled with their own culture. When they claimed major chunks of Europe and Asia, they opted instead to study the lives of those they’d conquered and to incorporate the best elements of each of...

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Savor Classic South American Fare at District Rico

Fresh, whole chickens rotate slowly on a spit, sending juice crackling toward the smoldering woodchips below with every rotation. It might not be how most DC eateries sear their poultry, but in Peru, this is a classic approach to cooking. The authentic Latin recipe that the chef uses at District...

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The Ethiopian Food at Keren Restaurant is Well Worth the Wait

Don’t be surprised if you see a line out the door around dinnertime at Keren Restaurant—that’s really par for the course at this popular Ethiopian eatery. It boasts nearly 800 glowing reviews on Yelp and a 4.5-star average, so its widespread popularity is obvious even online. To understand why it...

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Farmbird Serves Scratch-Made Dishes From Local Sources

Farmbird is a new chicken shop located on H Street Northeast in Washington DC. With its emphasis on from-scratch cooking and fresh ingredients, it is a fitting addition to the already stacked restaurant scene in the city. It’s safe to say that Farmbird’s approach to the dishes it serves up...

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