Giant Food Presents Its Annual Brand Challenge

Giant Food Presents Its Annual Brand Challenge

Posted July 30th, 2014 by Sandie in Food

I am a loyal consumer. I am hesitant to by store brands if I’m used to a national brand, but my husband is much more open to purchasing store brands. He insists that most of the time, I wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, so when Giant Food offered […]

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Three Restaurant Chains for Family Dining

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Dining Out, Food, Living

When my family first moved from New York City to D.C., we were amazed at how many more chain restaurants there were compared to our old streets of Brooklyn. While we enjoy going to independently owned restaurants, there’s definitely room for affordable chains that are family friendly and happy to […]

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Bowling and Bocce in Georgetown: Pinstripes

Posted February 28th, 2014 by Allison in Around Town, Food, Living

It’s not often that a single location makes for both a date night destination and a spot for family fun – but that’s what Pinstripes brings to DC’s Georgetown Park Mall. Describing itself as a unique bowling/bocce/bistro experience, Pinstripes manages to have a little something for everyone. With five Midwestern […]

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Not Your Usual Mall Fare: Wicked Waffle

Posted February 20th, 2014 by Allison in Dining Out, Food

Trips to the mall often end in a visit to the food court, where options tend to be heavy on the fried and greasy side. My kids are always happy to go for fries and a toy, but I usually leave wishing there was a better, healthier option. On our […]

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Good Cocktails and Eats at Rockville’s Quench

Posted December 17th, 2013 by Stacy Kravitz in Dining Out, Food

A couple of DC Moms were treated recently to a sampling of the tasty foods on the menu this fall at Quench.  A “Modern Bar and Restaurant,” Quench is a cozy little bistro located in the Traville Gateway section of Rockville. The seasonal cocktails are inspired and creative and the […]

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted November 25th, 2013 by jodifur in Food, Recipes

This is my 14th year hosting Thanksgiving for a gaggle of people.  Over this time I’ve  made some winners and some losers.  My favorite recipes involve 3 things.  I can make them ahead of time, people always ask for them, and people always reach for seconds and thirds. These mashed […]

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New Restaurant to Try in D.C.: Sophie’s Cuban

Posted October 3rd, 2013 by Elaine in Dining Out, Food

Disclosure: I was treated to a tasting menu at Sophie’s Cuban. It was such a wonderful lunch. I was not required to write about my visit. Thank you, Sophie’s – and welcome to the neighborhood! My office is located at 21st and M, and quite possibly the best thing about […]

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Easy Parsnip Soup

Posted September 18th, 2013 by Allison in Food, Recipes

With school back in session, I’ve got fall on the brain even if the weather in the DC area is still sunny and summery. Nothing in the kitchen says fall to me quite like soup – it’s warm and comforting and it makes me wish it were boot and sweater […]

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Got Milk? Family Visit to Local Dairy Farm

Posted August 27th, 2013 by Sandie in Food, Living

A couple of weeks before school started, my two youngest kids and I headed to Queen Anne’s County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to visit a Dairy Farm as the second part of our Real Seal Challenge to see where our milk and dairy products come from… The answer is that […]

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