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Caribbean Swoon
By Michael McCarthy | December 30, 2015

We’re on the beach dining with a small group, and my wife briefly turns away from a nearby conversation, leans over and kisses me. It’s a quick, passionate strike. There’s meaning behind this rum-punch smooch. Was she caught up in the...

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The Next Wave
By Ray Rogers | December 29, 2015

With the poise of a true leading lady, Chloë Grace Moretz has Hollywood taking notice. Still, the glamorous movie star has yet to leave home and remains decidedly young at heart.

In her latest film, the sci-fi thriller The 5th Wave, she takes on...

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Glorious Gamble
By Katie Bianco | December 28, 2015

As a longtime staple of high school theater departments, Oliver! has given thousands of students their first taste of the stage life. While most look back on their stint as a chorus orphan fondly, for Eleasha Gamble, the play proved to be a pivotal...

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Planet Z
By David Hagedorn | December 28, 2015

Acclaimed chef Eric Ziebold is back. This month, he opens the 80-seat Kinship near Mount Vernon Square, and early in 2016, Métier—a 36-seat, tasting-menu-only...

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By Michael McCarthy | December 28, 2015


Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Tony Sciascia loves how architecture interacts with people, especially in DC. “We’re a city where our very streets were plotted...

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The Lexus Leap
By Nate Chapnick | December 28, 2015

With the average age of its customers among the oldest of any automaker, Lexus is courting younger buyers in an effort to keep their brand relevant. The exuberant 2016 RC F sport coupe is just what the doctor...

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Great Scott
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | December 23, 2015

It seems like just yesterday that chef Scott Drewno came to town as chef of The Source, Wolfgang Puck’s sleek restaurant in the Newseum, but the eatery recently celebrated...

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New Food Resolutions
Arielle Weg | December 21, 2015


As the District’s first Balkan restaurant, Ambar encompasses a welcoming spirit and traditional flavors. Housemade bread is served with specialty spreads and kajmak alongside meat kebabs, veal stew, pork belly-...

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New Year’s Feasts
Arielle Weg | December 15, 2015

The Oval Room
This four-course menu includes oysters and caviar in a Champagne emulsion, and the evening is capped with decadent Valrhona chocolate bombe, served with peanut-butter mousse chocolate sponge cake and pomegranate gelée....

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Holiday Cheer
Elana Dure | December 11, 2015

Take a Seasonal Spin
In the winter, The Washington Harbour’s picturesque fountain transforms into a busy ice skating rink. The Georgetown hot spot is DC’s largest outdoor skating venue, boasting an 11,800-square-foot ice rink. Show...

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The Next List
By Jennifer Barger, Katie Bianco and Jennifer Sergent | December 7, 2015

Designer Pamela Shadid has created custom paints to make your favorite walls sparkle.

It started with the crystal-and-bronze chandelier DC designer...

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Sweet Holiday
By Nevin Martell | December 7, 2015

1. Bayou Bakery
David Guas makes a decadent bittersweet dark chocolate bark pockmarked with crunchy bits of peppermint—perfect for a stocking stuffer. $7, 901 Pennsylvania...

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