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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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Warrior Bound
By Ellen Ryan | December 4, 2015

Veteran reporter Andrea McCarren says a yellow puppy named Bunce has changed her life profoundly, and for good reason: She’s training the Labrador for Warrior Canine Connection. In 2017, he...

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Enchanted England
By Becca Hensley | December 3, 2015

In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, a young boy wins a golden ticket that leads him on an enchanted journey with Willy Wonka. Now a popular musical drawing crowds in London’s West End, the story—flooded with fantasy...

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A Star Named Gugu
By Ray Rogers | December 1, 2015

She’s still relatively unknown in the United States, but just wait. British screen and stage actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw is about to become a household name. Following last year’s one-two punch of critically acclaimed roles—she played the mixed-...

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By Michael McCarthy | November 19, 2015


National Mall

James Knapp is a patient man. The Virginia resident had heard about a phenomenon—a photographer’s dream—that happens a couple times a year around...

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Arepa Redux
By David Hagedorn | November 19, 2015

Arepas—what chef Victor Albisu at Del Campo calls elevated South American street food—are popping up all over DC. Their pockets harbor all kinds of interesting goodies like shredded beef, avocado, prawns, braised-lamb neck, octopus...

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All That Glitters
By Katie Bianco | November 19, 2015

When Burberry decamped to CityCenterDC last year, leaving its flagship Connecticut and M Street location available, rumors swirled as to what brand might move into the historic space. As it turned out, curious shoppers needed only look next door....

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Poised to Pounce
By Nate Chapnick | November 19, 2015

Jaguar is flexing its muscle. In the last year, the British brand has invested some $5 billion in research and development and in its manufacturing facilities. The fruits of these investments are seen in Jaguar’s reinvigorated lineup—the...

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Vegetarian Divine
By Arielle Weg | November 18, 2015

1. Doi Moi
Chef Haidar Karoum’s vegetarian dishes include butternut squash cooked with coconut milk and kaffir-lime leaves ($9) and steamed garlic, chive and mushroom...

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Rob's Luxury
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | November 16, 2015

Just across the street and a block north of Rose’s Luxury, Aaron Silverman’s terrific line-around-the-block eatery, is Garrison, which opened in...

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The Spirit of Giving
By Jennifer Barger, Katie Bianco and Michael McCarthy | November 16, 2015

Personal experience can be a powerful motivator in philanthropy. And that’s just what drives charity powerhouse Michelle Schoenfeld, whose...

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Thankful Feasts
By Elana Dure | November 16, 2015

1. Looking for a delicious and healthy feast? Jardenea at Melrose Georgetown offers an a la carte brunch or family-style meal on Thanksgiving Day (Nov....

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