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Cherry Blossom Pub

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If there is one thing to know about DC in the spring, it’s that cherry blossoms rule all. Droves of tourists from all over the world come to the city to see the famous Japanese blossoms that line the tidal basin and the reflecting pool of the Washington Monument. However, this year has turned out…

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Drumroll please…

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We finally made it to Spring! Although the word feels a bit overdramatic given it was one of the warmest winters on record, and that mushy white slush last week was the only venture into a white winter we had all season. Never the less, the warm weather is upon us and that means the…

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First we crawl, then we walk, then we march!

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One of the cool things about this march was it represented a lot of different points of view and covered a lot of issues. I thought I was going with my family to take a stand for women’s rights, which was true, but experiencing this march with my 8 month old made me realize that…

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Fresh Flowers and even fresher tour updates

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Sitting outside on this gorgeous early spring day- basking in the evening sun staying out an hour longer, and relishing the fact that it’s too early for mosquitos- I gotta say I’m pretty jazzed.   This is that perfect time of year when everything is new.  Grass is coming up, buds are popping out, even…

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Get your Hibernate on with this cozy cocktail

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Diversity.  That’s one of the things that we love the most about our DC Food Tours. Each stop has their own unique story, and we love taking the deep dive to find out what makes them each so special! This is why this year we decided to pull back the curtain and share with you…

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We know what we’re thankful for!

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It’s Bread, but this ain’t no wonder bread we’re talking about! Carpe DC Food Tours is Thankful for Bread for the City For the past year, our food tours has been taking locals and tourists alike on culinary and historic adventures through the U Street & Shaw neighborhoods and the 14thStreet dining scene. However, aside…

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What does your food feel like?

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So you know that saying ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’? Full disclosure, I have been trying to turn that into a food tour tweet for much longer than I’d like to admit. (I know there’s at least um.. 7 of you who have just done this and are wondering what’s wrong…

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The Power of Produce!

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So I know it’s been a while since the last post… which for us is actually a good thing since it means we’ve been busy seeing your beautiful faces out on our tours! (insert audience applause here) But that being the case, we wanted to bring the blog back with a BANG! And I can…

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One Hell of a Brewery

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So not sure if you guys are as big NPR fans as I am, but I love a good Saturday morning Car Talk. Listening to Click and Clack on my way to brunch is a must. And I’m not in it for car knowledge. Their puzzlers are pretty epic, and they’ve inspired me to try…

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Community, Power….&Pizza!

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If you can’t tell from my previous winter-bashing excerpts, I’m a warm weather kind of gal. Smelling all the flowers,  and finally getting to sit on a park bench for lunch makes me feel a little nostalgic for all those carefree afternoons as a kid, playing outside, going to camp, and my parents making a…

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Carpe DC’s blog series- The Power of Food! Can your carrots do this?

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So, full disclosure here- in case you didn’t know- I’m an Anthropology Major (no, not the clothing company- that’s anthro with an ie- although if you could major there, I would… in a perfect world) And anyone who’s ever dipped their toe in the warm, hazy, blue green waters of the subject knows that Anthro…

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Here’s comes the sun! Time to get our spring on!

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We did it!  A big  HUGE Congratulations to you all for surviving another cold season! Ok, I know we’re not in Fairbanks and didn’t need  snowshoes , but I still think we all deserve a pat on the back for successfully getting though the never-ending span of time between the holidays and the Cherry Blossoms….

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