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Getaway to Frederick, Maryland

Last year we published a food crawl in Frederick, Maryland, a historic city about an hour outside of Washington, DC. We returned to Frederick on our recent trip back to the states and were once again charmed by this towns ability to relax us. Long walks along Carroll Creek and through Baker Park, browsing the…

Big Cork Vineyards Barrel Room Maryland Winery

Big Cork Equals Big Wine For Maryland

Wherever we travel, we try to experience the local wine culture. We recently spent some time in our hometown of Washington DC and took a day to see what’s going on with Maryland wines these days. An excellent recommendation from the host of our B&B in Frederick Maryland took us to Big Cork Vineyards, one…

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Historic Downtown Frederick Food Crawl

The charming historic downtown of Frederick, MD is an easy day trip or weekend destination from DC. Only one hour north of the city (if you avoid weekday rush hours), Frederick’s downtown offers history, arts, and a lively restaurant scene. Frederick Town was originally laid out in 1745 by land speculator Daniel Dulany, who sold…

DC Green line metro food crawl map

Green Line NW Metro Food Crawl

The Metro’s Green and Yellow lines travel through one of the most interesting areas of the District: the Northwest neighborhoods of Shaw, the U Street Corridor, and Columbia Heights. When we want to really immerse ourselves in DC culture and sample some the best new restaurants, this is where we go. These neighborhoods thrived in…

Seeking out 3 Stars Brewing Company

We heard a rumor—fantastic craft beer was being brewed in a secret location hidden in a Takoma DC neighborhood. Okay, I made that up, but it certainly felt like we were seeking out a concealed location when we were searching for 3 Stars Brewing Company. We drove through a quiet neighborhood of quaint postwar brick…