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Rodham image article
The Daily Meal

Toasting Secretary Clinton With a Rye Made in Her Honor

There's a new rye whiskey being made in DC and it honors Former Secretary Clinton.

Foodie festival wishlist article
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The Ultimate Florida Keys Food Festival

The Ultimate Florida Keys Food Festival

Jaleo dc article
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‘Day Without Immigrant’ Attempts to Take a Bite Out of Anti-Immigrant Policies

What will the economic impact be when an immigrant population stays home?

Key west %281%29 article
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Head to the Florida Keys for a Latitude Adjustment

The best way to experience the Florida Keys is like a local

Whiskey slide edit article
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A Taste for Irish Whiskey

A spirited primer on spelling, types, and more

A dram of the dubliner irish whiskey liqueur photo summer whitford article
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Travel to Ireland With The Dubliner's New Release

Travel to Ireland With The Dubliner's New Release

Godiva gold box article
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Godiva Celebrates 90 Years of Crafting Chocolate Dreams

In February of 2016, Godiva fêted its 90th anniversary in Brussels

One eight distilling article
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Craft Distilling is Hot in the DMV

DC area distillers are making gin, vodka, bourbon, and white whiskey and Washingtonians love it.

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Here's Your Guide to Getting the Most Out of D.C. Winter Restaurant ...

Read my picks for DC Restaurant Week.

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Where to Dine and What to Do on Valentine's Day 2015 in ...

Where to Dine and What to Do on Valentine's Day 201...

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Banish Bone-Chilling Cold With Winter Cocktails at DC's Melrose ...

Try this boozy favorite, the Spiced Nog, it's a riff on the classic that is sure to make you ask for more.

Rose an evening tipple article
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Making the Case for Rosé

If you aren't drinking rosé you are missing out on a wonderfully refreshing, delicious, and often very affordable wine.

Winter kale salad article
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Cozy Up to the Winter Menu at Earl’s Kitchen + Bar

This family-owned business feeds you like a member of the family with big smiles and even bigger portions

Kind bars article
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Kindness Can Be Tasty

Eat healthy, do a good deed, and pass it forward with Kind Bars.

Rick bayless accepting award article
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Rick Bayless Wins 2016 Julia Child Award

Rick Bayless, Mexican Cuisine ambassador and acclaimed chef Wins 2016 Julia Child Award