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Lauren DeSantis
Exploring the cuisine of the nation's capital and beyond
Exploring the cuisine of the nation's capital and beyond

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The Greene Turtle Has a New Happy Hour!
The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grill has just released a
NEW Happy Hour. On Monday through Thursday from 3pm-6pm and 10pm-Close the Greene Turtle has half priced
appetizers! All of their amazing appetizers are ALL half price. The Bar and
Grill has a varie...

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New Menu: Shake Shack
By:  Jordan Burns Shake Shack is known for their gooey burgers, crunchy fries,
and custard milk shakes, but they have changed the game by adding BBQ flavors
to the menu. We are all obsessed with Shake Shack, and this month, Shake Shack impressed us yet agai...

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Eating in Italy
Work has brought me to my mother country and I'm enjoy every minute of eating here. The pizzerias blow any American attempt to copy out of the water.   The pasta is all handmade.  The Italian cookies... oh so buttery and delicious.  The coffee is the best! ...

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Uncorked: Wine for Valentine's Day
Do you believe in love at first sight? With over 50 vintages under his belt, Marcel Guigal believes that the 2015 Côtes du Rhône Rosé (SRP $15) is a “vintage of a lifetime.” Contrary to belief, rosé isn’t just a summer wine and the pink color is fitting for...

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Valentine's Recipe: Arugula, Avocado, and Citrus Salad
Set the mood on Valentine's Day with this recipe.  Avocados are known to be an aphrodisiac.  We made this delicious recipe on our Setting the Mood with Food episode.  It is light and tasty!  2 cups arugula  1 orange, cut into individual slices with the zest...

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Just Lunch: Modern Market
BBQ Chicken Pizza Modern Market opened its third Washington, D.C. area location at 1010 Vermont Ave. NW in the nation’s capital. The newest restaurant joins the Bethesda Row and Rockville, Md. locations, and makes 23 total units for the company.  The ingred...

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10 Valentine's Day Cupcake Recipes
Valentine's Day is almost here!  Bake up something special with these ideas for Valentine's Day Cupcake recipes. Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes by Your Cup of Cake Valentine's Day Doughnut Cupcakes by Kailley's Kitchen Pink Strawberry Cupcakes by RecipeGirl ...

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New Fitness Studio: SweatBox
By Claire Goldman From the body shaping experts at Vida Fitness comes SweatBox .  Vida experts tried every kind of studio workout in DC & New York to cultivate this all new still of high intensity interval training exercise. Individual SweatBox Stations The...

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Uncorked: Winter Wine Recommendations
This winter season, one traditional and one more contemporary red should be on your radar from Tommasi, the 4th generation Italian winemaking family: Tommasi Ripasso Valpolicella 2013, a classic red from the Veneto, and Poggio al Tufo Rompicollo 2013, a mod...

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Restaurant Opening: Eatsa
By Claire Goldman Eatsa, the robot restaurant, has opened a second location in Washington, D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue, just steps from the White House.  For a fast and fully-automated feast, Eatsa serves customizable vegetarian quinoa bowls starting at $6....
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