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Top-Notch Java Awaits at Misha’s Coffee

Misha’s Coffee serves as a cozy neighborhood oasis where the aroma of roasting java floats through the dining room daily. The team takes coffee very seriously, which is why they carefully source top-quality beans from around the world and transfer them directly into their own in-house roaster when they arrive. They artfully calibrate the roaster…

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Grab a Sweet Treat at Voilá Pastry and Café

Chef Mekdes grew up baking and savoring pastries that she lovingly crafted alongside her mother and grandmother. Her grandmother would always show off her finished baked goods with the words, “C’est voila!” It was a nod to the French school where she learned to bake and cook. When Chef Mekdes decided to leave her thriving…

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Savor International Cuisine at Dishes of India

Dishes of India’s butter chicken dish may be simple, but the culinary craftsmanship is so exceptional that it’s still the most popular entree on the menu. Also known as murg makhani, this traditional Indian dish begins with chunks of boneless chicken breast, which the chef smothers with a creamy tomato sauce and simmers slowly in…

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Let Helen Olivia Flowers Design a Bouquet

Whereas big-box florists lack personality in their posies, there’s a personal touch evident in every bouquet from Helen Olivia Flowers. That’s because Helen herself or a member of her small team handcrafts each arrangement, often updating them to use different seasonal flowers as they become available. So if you’re looking for something truly unique, entrust…

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Surprise Your Sweetheart With Treats From Savannah Candy Kitchen

A patty of Georgia pecans swirled with house-made caramel and topped with a dollop of chocolate. If your significant other has never tried the Turtle Gophers from Savannah Candy Kitchen.  The festive gift box also includes the candy shops signature hand-dipped pralines and Southern Pecan Divinity candies, featuring a fluffy, sugary egg-white candy topped with…

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Warming Recipes for Busy Winter Weeknights

There’s no better way to end a cold winter’s day than by slipping into some comfy PJs to savor a piping-hot plateful of your favorite comfort food—especially when it’s made from scratch and simple to prepare. Requiring minimal ingredients and time spent in the kitchen, here are three deliciously easy recipes that guarantee to warm…

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Origins Thai Spa: Start 2022 With Some Much-Needed Pampering

According to legend, Thai massage was developed many decades ago after monk Lua-see spent days meditating in the forest. His limbs were understandably stiff after the endeavor, and so he began to stretch, noticing that the pain almost immediately eased up. It led to the development of Thai massage, which is what the therapists primarily…

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Savor Modern Indian Fare at Kismet Modern Indian, Now Open in Alexandria

Chef Kumar already has a glowing reputation in D.C. thanks to his first eatery, Karma Modern Indian, located downtown. It’s here that he earned an impressive accolade, the Michelin Bib Gourmand Award. Now he’s brought his talents to a new sister restaurant, Kismet Modern Indian, in neighboring Alexandria. If your New Year’s resolution was to…

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How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the perfect time to reevaluate your living space, as well,…

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