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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Going Places with ‘Small Planes’

The Seventh Child In August, Ryan and Jill Jensen, owners of Peregrine Espresso, celebrated the ninth birthday of what the company’s website calls their “first...

Insatiable – August 2017

Ari’s Art Deco We’d been meaning to try out Ari’s Diner in Ivy City. The first time we visited, every seat was taken. But the...

Depeche Art – July 2017

Foundry Gallery Trained as a scientist, Allen Hirsh creates his own mathematical programs to distort images, producing work that harken back to the psychedelic era...

Insatiable – July 2017

Were we still in Shaw? Or had we been magically teleported to Oaxaca? We had visited this southern Mexican state years ago, and the...

Insatiable – June 2017

This summer, Mount Vernon Triangle and Shaw are providing a culinary round-the-world odyssey. Tucked in the corner of the cavernous Marriott Marquis hotel in...

Insatiable – May 2017

Turkish Delight As history buffs (and foodies), we were eager to check out Ottoman Taverna in Mount Vernon Triangle. Highly touted, this Turkish/Mediterranean charmer has...

Insatiable – April 2017

The other day, husband Peter and I visited a friend/colleague in Brookland who was recuperating from open heart surgery. Beforehand we lunched nearby at...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

If You Like Pina Colada Shop…and Getting Caught in 70° February...

“Hey, I’m trying out this new restaurant at T and 14th for Insatiable. Are you free for dinner tonight?” “Sure! As long as we get...

Pizza-licious!

This month I decided to try something a bit different. The Insatiable domain contains many great options for everyone’s favorite cheesy Italian entree, pizza....