Tag archive for favorite haunts

Getting Baked & Wired on a Friday Morning

Well, it’s not quite as scandalous as it sounds, but it sure was a treat. Baked & Wired is a local bakery/cupcakery here in Washington, DC located off the beaten path that is well known by locals as THE cupcake spot in Georgetown. Let the…

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My Love Affair with Quick Pita

So, I would venture to say that most folks, like myself, who live in Georgetown, and nearby neighboring hoods, have had the distinct pleasure of eating at Quick Pita. If not, I pity tha fool. This restaurant, a low budget wonder and the ultimate in…

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Sun Drenched Nostalgia in Surf City

In the words of Family Guy’s legendary character Quagmire, “Aren’t I just the worst?” (Giggity). Chalk that up to words I never thought I would utter, but what I mean here is far different than any of the funny man’s phrases. I say that I…

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The Fun Also Rises: Dewey Beach 15th Annual Running of the Bull

Ok, ok. So I can’t take ownership of that clever heading. The credit for that gem goes out to my friend Sue Kinzie and her brilliantly crafted 2006 article in the Washington Post, which I highly recommend perusing if you have a moment to get…

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Green Olive, Eggplant & Garbanzo Bean Tapenade

This is one of my very favorite little treats from a tasty little Italian eatery right down the street from my apartment in Georgetown called Paolo’s. Even the name is great. With a name like Paolo, how can you not know what you are doing…

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Recollections of an East Coast Spain

Every so often, I stumble across a great memory from my days living in cities other than DC that makes all of my travels worth the effort. I don’t know whether it’s a negative or a positive to say that I have lived like a…

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