Gordon Ramsay fish and chips The Wharf DC
Food

A Day Out at the Wharf

After four years of living in Fiji, I appreciate experiencing the seasons change again now that we're back home in the U.S. I enjoy the enlivening chill of the fall air on my face when I go outside. We walked Guthrie and Jolene to the Wharf along Southwest DC's waterfront the other weekend to do… Continue reading A Day Out at the Wharf

Food

Thunder Burger & Bar, D.C.

We were looking around for happy hours to check out in our neighborhood, and we decided to try Thunder Burger & Bar in Georgetown. The happy hour there is Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. We got there pretty early (before 5 p.m.), which worked out well because there were only a few… Continue reading Thunder Burger & Bar, D.C.

Happy Little Lamb Hot Pot Eden Center Falls Church VA
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Happy Little Lamb Hot Pot, Falls Church, VA

As the weather gets colder, hot pot is a perfect meal to warm yourself up and indulge in a smorgasbord of soup. The place to go if you're in the DC metro area is Happy Lamb Mongolian Hot Pot, located in Eden Center, which is a hub for Vietnamese food that makes space for other… Continue reading Happy Little Lamb Hot Pot, Falls Church, VA

BGR Arlington VA
Food

Fast-Food Find: BGR, Arlington, Virginia

BGR is a fast-food burger chain with locations in a few states and a couple outposts in (surprise, surprise) Kuwait. Judging by the one in Arlington, Virginia, BGR is a winner. It has restaurant-quality burgers. We ordered delivery through DoorDash. While it took patience (the food arrived 50 min. after ordering online), the wait was… Continue reading Fast-Food Find: BGR, Arlington, Virginia

Adventure, Food

Hunters Run, VA: Traminette

Virginia has been making moves to get on the global viticultural map. Charlottesville had the initial buzz, but we wanted to visit places closer to home, and there are plenty in the DC metro area. We drove out one weekend and went vineyard hopping in Hamilton, Virginia. The first winery we visited was Hunters Run.… Continue reading Hunters Run, VA: Traminette