An inside look at the hottest hotel in the U.S. capital, housed in a former bank in the Penn Quarter
Set in the historic Penn Quarter in a 19th-century landmark that once housed the Riggs National Bank, the unique 181-room Riggs hotel offers guests a true step back in time. Paying homage to the building’s original use, each of the rooms and suites are reminiscent of a ... More
A gastronomic guide to eating and drinking your way through the nation’s capital
Despite Washington, D.C.’s unsavory political landscape, the city’s restaurant scene has never been more enticing—offering an international mix of new American, Asian and Latin cuisines. Herein, your weekend guide to D.C.’s local foodie agenda. Friday evening: Start your D.C. tasting tour with Michelin-starred chef and activist José Andrés. His pint-sized ... More
Tapping kegs, not phones: A guide for the diplomatic dipsomaniac
Drinking with dignitaries is a treasured Washington pastime. And these days, imbibing at an embassy is easier than ever, considering a number of consulates celebrate the customs of their homelands with traditional watering holes right here on U.S. soil. Below, a crib sheet for D.C.'s ambassador haunts.
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A nightmarish home invasion last spring in the heart of the capital's most secure enclave left four people gruesomely killed. As investigators scramble to solve the mystery, questions about a possible motive multiply
The calls began at 1:24 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Reports of smoke and flames coming from the upstairs windows of a mansion near Embassy Row. This in itself is not a typical call for the Washington, D.C., Fire Department. There are some things that just ... More
Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi's cutting-edge skin treatments may just be the fountain of youth
At Capital Laser & Skin Care in Chevy Chase, Maryland, founder and dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, MD offers a variety of treatments, including nonsurgical body contouring and fat-removal services like Kybella and CoolSculping. The most common skin concern she hears? Aging and sun-damaged skin. Her treatment philosophy aims for a look ... More
Chef Jeremiah Langhorne’s The Dabney is one of the hottest spots in modern-day D.C., but it takes inspiration from the past. The Shaw neighborhood eatery boasts tabletops made by local millworkers and windows salvaged from old row houses to add charm to the dining room. One ... More
The Veep star speaks up about life way outside the Beltway and what happens when the cast shows up in D.C.
On April 6, the third season of HBO’s Veep will kick off, bringing viewers back into the petty, crass, underhanded and very, very funny Washington D.C. of Vice President Selina Meyer. And while it’s easy to accept that the characters on the show might be something like actual ... More
Washington’s St. Regis offers a tasty way to celebrate the cherry blossoms
Every spring, Washington, D.C. gets a bit more colorful when its famous cherry blossoms bloom, blanketing the city in a riot of pink and white flowers. This time around, the cherry blossoms will be a thrill to see but also to taste. “We have guests traveling to the capital from around ... More
Capitol Hill's newest farm-to-table dining destination is breathing new life into the area
Beuchert's Saloon proprietors Nathan Berger, Brendan McMahon, August Paro and chef Andrew Markert have a hit on their hands. DuJour spoke with the restaurant's team as they settle into their new digs on Pennsylvania Avenue and look ahead.
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