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A Toast to DC: District Wine Festival and Cherry Blossoms

11 Apr
Oh my gosh, love this. This was right before we bought gigantic cups of bubble tea. #Mmmmm. #nomnomnom

Oh my gosh, I love this. This was right before we bought gigantic cups of bubble tea. #Mmmmm. #nomnomnom

This weekend, one of my absolute favorite people — my college bestie Laura — came to DC for a packed weekend of cherry blossom-visiting, belated birthday celebrating, city-exploring, Metro-riding, and … wine drinking! While she was in town (from all the way in an unnamed Southern city — gotta keep a little anonymity in this Age of the Interwebs, kids), we hit up a great combination of touristy good times and foodie fun.

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Bottom’s Up: A Few of My Favorite Wines and Brews (and Why You Should Try ‘Em)

5 Jan

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While there are a heckuva lot of recipes and random musings on this blog, I realized recently that, while I drink wine beer and the occasional cocktail pretty regularly with meals and on weekends, I’m not very good at sharing those favorites with you. Until now! Today, I’ll do a quick round-up of some of my favorite wines and brews (complete with costs). In the future, I plan on doing a few posts about pairing wine with food — specifically, how to move beyond the “white with fish, red with beef” sorts of rules and really combine flavors in creative ways. Bottom’s up!

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