Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

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If you’re looking for sophisticated cool and have an experienced palate, dip into Pearl Dive. This neighborhood spot is for the young pro who appreciates culinary art and big flavors without a big budget. Good Vibes, Great Cocktails With a recently updated menu, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace continues to offer subsets of gumbo, fried and […]
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Your Weekday Dinner Stop: Doi Moi

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WHERE: 1800 14th St NW WHEN TO GO: Weekday Dinner WHAT TO GET: Bún Bò Xào – Stir Fried Lemongrass Beef on Vermicelli Noodles Since Fall 2013, the DC circle of restauranteurs have been setting us up for a delicious table hopping Summer on 14th street. After a few failed attempts due to long wait times, I finally made it […]
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Barack Obama As A Young Bachelor

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I left for Chicago on a foggy DC morning. Not looking forward to the cold, and traveling alone, I had to make a list of things to occupy my restless, wander-lusting spirit during my stint in the windy city. Number one: see a show at the famous Second City improv theater. Two: eat deep dish Chicago style […]
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Health Fix: Turmeric the Superfood

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Ahh turmeric, this orange-yellow spice is loaded with vitamins and minerals essential to help us be our best selves. Its Iron, Vitamin B6, and Potassium control blood pressure and produce red blood cells for a healthy heart. To top it off, it’s Fiber helps to lower “bad” or LDL cholesterol in the body. What makes […]
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Drugs, Distractions & Making Money

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One of hip-hops most successful players, Russell Simmons is worth over $340 million and that figure is growing by the minute. While promoting his new book Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All, Capitol Standard grabbed a moment with the busy CEO to talk books, money, and spirituality. With so many experts coming out with “get […]
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Love and Heartbreak at the Office

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Korin Torrence has an intimate relationship with the city’s hotspots, a challenging career, and an intellectual group of friends. On a typical weekend night, you can find her rubbing elbows with D.C.’s young and successful. But after the happy hours and beneath the girlish charm, is an old soul marked by true love, matured by […]
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How to Survive Your Day Job

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I wasn’t always a comedian. For what seemed like a lifetime ago, I worked for a ballsy, left-winged lady boss who also happened to be a United States Senator. Although I liked my job, something inside me longed to create. It became so strong that the prestige and purpose of public service became a burden. […]
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Love Found: Keith & Tiffany

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Meet Keith & Tiffany. They’re counted among Washington’s young and powerful… and they’re getting married. Who: Keith Benjamin II & Tiffany Blacknall Ages: 27 & 28 Occupations: Transportation Policy & Advocacy Professional and College Access & Success Professional Hometowns: South Brunswick, NJ & Louisburg, NC How Kieth Popped the Question Keith told Tiffany they were […]
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Politicos Gather at Embassy of Haiti

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Washington’s top young political pro’s gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti on Wednesday, April 2 to network and ring in the spring. Capitol Hill, White House, government agency staffers, and other political professionals made up for most of the 150 guests. Other special guests included former Red Skins player Joshua Symonette and […]
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Bar Pilar Stands Out on U St Restaurant Row

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WHERE: Bar Pilar, 919 U Street NW  WHEN TO GO: Date night WHAT TO GET: Roasted Pork Shoulder At first glance, Bar Pilar is a classic, all-are-welcome, ‘have no fear for beer is here’ dive. Even as you step inside towards the ground floor bar a slight upturn of the nose is justifiable, but before you back […]
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A Taqueria Beer Garden on U St

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WHERE: 919 U Street NW (U Street Corridor) WHEN TO GO: Now, before the summer rush WHAT TO GET: Tacos El Rey is nothing short of a much needed ray of innovation. Thank the Hilton brothers for gracing us with their talent yet again. Just in the last few years they’ve gifted us: Marvin’s, The Gibson, […]
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Before You Launch, Carefully Consider

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A few years ago, while riding the 1 train in New York City, I overheard three people in their mid-twenties chatting about being unfulfilled in their jobs and wanting to do something different.  This was nothing new, I hear many people complain about their job on the train. What was different about this conversation was […]
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Lunch Envy: Avocado Toast

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Meal prep. Shopping lists. When did it get so complicated to whip up a healthy (and perhaps even enviable)  lunch? I don’t know about you, but I get tired of eating out for lunch more than 3 times a week and I’m quickly bored of eating the same salad, sandwich, and frozen meal day in and […]
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