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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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Weather the next winter storm with Navy Strength!

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Maybe I’ve just been in denial for the past few weeks- but judging by the SIX TEN INCHES OF SNOW outside my door, I have to admit that that pampered, overstuffed, ageless groundhog was right! (I know you know which shadow seeking rodent I am referring to- none other than Punxsutawney) Now some of you may…

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Tell Poseidon to get his own, this cocktail’s all yours!

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Now, I love the classics as much as anyone- give me a Gin & Tonic or Manhattan, and I’m one happy camper.  Really, there’s a reason they’re called classics.  But every now and then, you’ve got to CRAWL out of your COMFORT ZONE and try something NEW! That’s why I love finding and sharing new…

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Get Whisked! away with this beloved DC Bakery!

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You may have seen Whisked!’s  decadent, lip-smacking cookies and pies at a District Farmer’s Market or a local coffee shop window. And while they make your heart sing for joy, and your taste buds frolic through fields of rolled oats and swim in seas of salted caramel, make no mistake- for all the delicious wonder…

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