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5 Globally Inspired Hot Spots in DC

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5 Globally Inspired Hot Spots
By Holly Speck | June 23, 2016

1. Barcelona 14th Street
Enter a green (patio) oasis that makes you want to sip sangria and spend the day with nothing but olives...

5 Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat in Washington, DC

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5 Icy Beverages to Beat the Heat
By Holly Speck | June 17, 2016

1. Cider Selections
Cider replaces the beloved Corona as more sippers are trading in brews for light apple ales. This fresh, crisp taste is the cool you need on a hot DC day and comes in all shapes and models...

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5 Splashy Swimwear Styles
By Holly Speck | June 9, 2016

1. Strappy Cut-Outs

Cut-outs provide a little more skin to tan this summer. String and lace are being added to lessen these openings, but this trend comes in all shapes, sizes and locations. Billabong Tan Lines...

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Crimson All Over
By Kelly Magyarics | June 6, 2016

Elegant in its simplicity and flawlessly balanced with bitter, boozy and herbal tastes, the Negroni is the quintessential aperitivo. The cocktail is said to have been invented by Count Camillo Negroni in Florence, circa 1919, as a way of beefing up his...

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Kimchi Cool
By Nevin Martell | June 6, 2016

Korean kitchens have thrived in DC for years, of course, but now some of their ingredients are finding exalted places on classic menus around town.

Garlic and Spring-Onion Kimchi
Kimchi can take many forms. Chef de Cuisine Brad...

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Best in Show
By Mike Espindle | June 6, 2016

Each year the Swiss watch shows offer the top timepiece makers a global forum to present their fine handiwork, numbering literally hundreds of fascinating new models for watch aficionados. Here are a few of our favorites.

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5 Swoonworthy Summer Scoops
By Nevin Martell | June 6, 2016

1. Lemon Opal Basil 
Citrusy and slightly herbaceous, this sorbet pops on the palate. It’s the taste of sunshine in a cone or cup (your choice, no judgments!). $10 a pint,...

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Worth the Wait
Nevin Martell | Photography by Greg Powers | June 3, 2016

Chef Tim Ma has wanted to open a restaurant in DC for more than a decade. But before he could do that, he had to become a star in Northern Virginia first. He and his wife, Joey, who handles front-of-the-house duties, made their debut...

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The Avant Guard
By Michael McCarthy; Dadi Akhavan profile by Jennifer Barger | June 3, 2016

STYLE SISTERS
Sisters Elise Whang and Emily Dang created Snobswap to follow through on their craving for couture and to build a network of high-end consignment boutiques nationwide.
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Orange Theory
By Michael McCarthy | June 1, 2016

Samira Wiley considers the question of her character’s development and ultimately comes to a very John Lennonesque conclusion: It’s all about the heart. Wiley, who portrays Poussey Washington in the Netflix smash hit Orange Is the New Black...

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Top-Down Off-Roader
By Nate Chapnick | May 31, 2016

Whether fording a stream or shuttling royalty to a charity gala, Range Rovers are known across the globe for both their exceptional off-road capabilities and luxurious interiors. Now, Range Rover hopes people will also start thinking drop-top fun when the...

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The Zen of Adventure
By Beth Weitzman | May 31, 2016

If location is everything, Amangiri has it all—and then some. The resort’s setting is simply astonishing. A center of Zen amid towering red-rock formations, glistening mesas and dusty...

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