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Feb 23

We Love Arts: Fuddy Meers

Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire enjoys his plays with a side order of surreality. Whether it’s the science fiction undertones of Rabbit Hole or the mysterious conditions afflicting his protagonists like in Kimberly Akimbo, the perspective of Lindsay-Abiare’s works are distorted at best. This holds true in 1st Stage’s production of Fuddy Meers, where the set takes on a jigsaw puzzle motif. That’s because Lindsay-Abaire never makes it easy for the audience, as they join the protagonist in … [Read more...]

Feb 19

2011 Capital Wine Festival

The second annual Capital Wine Festival, which will feature more than 50 wines from around the world, will kick-off with a grand opening reception on Jan. 20 followed by a series of eight winemaker dinners through March 23. These intimate, four-course winemaker dinners will be hosted by either the winemaker or the proprietor. January 20, 2011 – Grand Opening ReceptionFebruary 2, 2011 – Poggio al Tesoro Winery and San Polo Winery hosted by Leonardo LoCascio and Marilisa AllegriniFebruary 9, … [Read more...]

Dec 17

We Love Drinks: Repeal Day Ball

400 people. 1,000 limes. 2,400 glasses. Earlier this month, the Repeal Day Ball truly came into its own with an absolutely smashing party on December 4th. Or do I mean smashed? Maybe that’s why it’s taken me this long to wrap it up for you. No, no, we’re here to encourage intelligent drinking! Thrown by the DC Craft Bartenders Guild, this party celebrating the end of Prohibition is in its third year. Here are some highlights to get you excited about our local bartending talent – and get in … [Read more...]

Dec 02

Taste of Georgetown 2010

October 9, 2010 Credit:Raul Umanzor, Special to Metromix Wisconsin Avenue was shut down as thousands of hungry and thirsty residents hit the streets for the 17th annual Taste of Georgetown. The Taste of Georgetown showcases the spectacular cuisine of thirty of Washington, D.C.’s finest restaurants, highlighting the neighborhood’s varied culinary personalities and featuring nearly sixty delectable dishes to sample from such eateries as 1789, Mie N Yu, Hook, Filomena, and of course … [Read more...]

Dec 02

Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show 2010

Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show 2010 Credit:Jason Adams, Metromix For the fifth year in a row, the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertainment Show brought out area foodies and Food Network fans to the D.C. Convention Center for a weekend full of gourmet fun. The two-day event boasted appearances from Food Network's top talent--Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay and southern queen Paula Deen, as well as over 300 exhibitors representing the cooking and entertaining industry, including food and … [Read more...]