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The Jaunt: Weekending in the Wharf

Though CNN might have you thinking otherwise, Washington is actually an enjoyable place to spend time in right now. It’s kind of like adult Disneyland, […]


D.C.’s Fancy Radish Is What Happens When Philly’s Best Veggie Restaurants Make a Baby

Remember when Foobooz told you about Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby’s Washington D.C. expansion? That they would be recreating their Rittenhouse street food cocktail bar, V Street, in the nation’s capital? Well, those plans […]


Philly’s (and the Country’s) Best Vegan Chefs Are Taking Their Vegetable Wizardry to D.C.

First came Vedge, the fine dining vegetables-only restaurant in a Locust Street brownstone. Then came the more casual V Street, a vegan globetrotter specializing in cocktails and street foods, located […]


Quick Bites: New Hai Street, Little Baby’s in DC, The Oval Returns

Hai Street Kitchen opens its newest location today. The sushi roll fast-serve spot is now serving in the food court at the Shops of Liberty […]


Philadelphia: Leading Exporter of Restaurants

Last week, the Washington Post published an article about the Philadelphia restaurateurs coming to Washington D.C. and wondered if the next export from Philadelphia might be the Liberty […]


Fast Casual Update: Free Wine at Snap, Honeygrow Sets Reopening Date

Since we rolled out our Fast Casual Tracker late last year to track the hot fast-casual concepts coming out of Philadelphia we’ve seen a whirlwind […]


D.C., NYC Are Starting to Freak Out About the Pope’s Visit

We here in Philadelphia have been at it a while. Pope Francis was installed in March 2013. Immediately after, Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput said he […]


Washington D.C. Is Still Trolling Philadelphia

Seems folks in Washington D.C. can’t get enough of tweaking the rubes in Philadelphia. Days after the Washington Post declared that Philly “risks reinforcing its […]


Chef Jennifer Carroll Lands in D.C.

For those who had Jennifer Carroll opening a restaurant in D.C. with Mike Isabella, head to the betting window and collect your winnings. Today, Carroll and […]


First Federal Bill to Anti-LGBT Conversion Therapy Introduced in Congress

Today, Democratic Congressman Ted. W. Lieu of California will introduce in Congress the first federal bill to ban LGBT conversion therapy. The “Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act,” explains […]


WATCH: Cory Booker Argue for Same-Sex Marriage on Senate Floor

Just two weeks from the day the Supreme Court will hear arguments about making marriage equality legal nationwide, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has taken […]


Smithsonian Adding LGBT Exhibit That Includes Pieces From Will and Grace

I’m so excited to have another reason besides “The First Ladies” exhibit to visit Washington’s Smithsonian Institution: a brand new LGBT exhibition. The museum is curating a collection of historical […]


Two Restaurant Openings for Jose Garces

Chef Jose Garces is a busy man with two new restaurant openings. Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 8, the newest iteration of his Distrito brand opens at […]


Black Guys Use Condoms More Than White Guys

A study from San Francisco State University finds that black males in relationships use condoms more frequently than white male couples.