If you think neutrals, especially when used in home decor is boring and bland, And Beige will change your mind. The classic furniture in classic colors will melt your heart.
1781 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
A Mano sticks to its Italian namesake roots in that everything in the store is handmade. Here you will find unique, handmade linens from Europe, decorative ceramics and even handmade turqouise jewelry. This destination is also perfect for those unique gifts you are looking for but can never seem to find.
1677 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007
Foundry is a parisian-style flea market with a whole lot of charm. Here you can find a well rounded mix of vintage and modern pieces as well as accessories and larger pieces.
1522 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
We love the purple and green exterior of this charming brick store and the inside is just as alluring too. Inside you will find chic home goods for almost every room in your home. Find anything from animal shaped ring holders to decorative tea pots.
1807 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
This antique shop is a treasure trove of ecclectic finds just waiting to be explored. Not to mention, we love the hot pink exterior and the lively, always changing window displays.
1626 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Muleh combines the two things we love most; high fashion and high fashion home goods. Be prepared to be swept off your feet with all that this posh store offers.
1831 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
No where else in the District can you find such fun cards, stationary and gifts. We dare you to try to leave without purchasing anything, because we know it won’t happen. These one-of-a-kind treasures can’t be missed.
1803 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Whenever we crave the clean lines of modern decor and furniture we head to this chic upper Georgetown hot spot. Collections in Theodore’s includes modern living, sleeping, eating, fine art and accessories, all with a tinge of contemporary European flair.
2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007
This is not your average market. It’s a vibrant melting pot of local food, art, decor and culture. All the food trucks you know and love in the District can now also be found inside the Union Market. It’s truly a win-win situation and will soon become your favorite, go-to market.
1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Vastu likes to think of furniture as art and the pieces they choose for their showroom reflect that philosophy. Vastu also chooses pieces that are designed by independent artisans around the country ensuring each piece is a one of a kind work of art.
1829 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Food + Restaurants
Birch and Barley
Birch & Barley marries two very important things; good beer and good food. Beers are artisanal and compliment eveything on the menu, even the decadent desserts.
1337 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Co Co. Sala
This is every chocoholics dream: a chocolate boutique and restaurant with chocolate infused into almost every food and drink item on the menu. The bacon mac & cheese topped with chocolate is a savory, sweet concoction that will keep you coming back for more. So is their signature chocolate malted milk martini.
929 F Street NW. Washington, DC 20004
El Centro D.F.
Finding authentic Mexican food can be a bit of a task in the District, but lucky for all those out there craving sangria, margaritas and endless tacos; the hunt is over.
1819 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
If you don’t end up inside this chic bakery due to the incredibly charming exterior it’s because you know what awaits; a perfect cupcake. If you can make it past their signature red velvet treat topped with cream cheese frosting and love, the chocolate ganache is heaven.
3301 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20007
Good Stuff Eatery
Although you aren’t supposed to eat dessert before your meal, we give you permission to go straight for the toasted marshmallow milkshake; just be sure to finish it off with one of their handcrafted burgers. The ‘shroom burger with muenster, cheddar and stuffed portobello mushrooms topped with the secret Good Stuff sauce has our vote.
303 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
This will be your favorite hello and hardest goodbye. Daily flavors include a tart lemon, classic vanilla with vanilla frosting and my personal favorite, a chocolate cake topped with peanut butter frosting and sealed with a “kiss.” Happen to be stopping in on the weekend? The chocolate samoa cupcake frosted with caramel buttercream and rolled in coconut is a must.
1361 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
Marvin’s concept is to pay homage to the late Marvin Gaye with fare and beers inspired by Gaye’s extended stay in the small town of Ostend, Belgium. Downstairs you will be serenaded by the classic tunes of Gaye and upstairs you can admire the DC nightlife from the rooftop bar. And no matter where you choose to dine, the moules frites and chicken and waffles are mandatory.
2007 14th Street NW, Washington, D. C. 20009
Old Ebbit Grill
If only walls could talk. This historic tavern sits next door to the White House and used to be frequented by presidents of the past. Today you can still rub arms with the opinion leaders, politicians and tourists of DC at this happy hour hot spot.
675 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
If you’re looking for some good old-fahsioned Southern hospitality (found in decor and service) in the District, this is the spot for you. The fresh variety of oysters and seafood as well as impressive wine list is not to be missed.
1612 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Plume at The Jefferson Hotel
Everything at Plume, from the dressed-up decor to the fresh, seasonal menu and extensive wine list is inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s Eurpoean influenced gardens at his Monticello plantation. Grab a cozy booth by the fire, sip on imported French wines that even Jefferson tasted and nosh on lobster “Thermidor” for an upscale dining experience you won’t forget.
1200 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
Located in the District’s lively U Street neighborhood, Policy might be your first stop of the evening and even your last. This trendy restaurant, lounge combo offers a unique menu and one-of-a-kind cocktails.
1904 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
The Atlas Room
We love making a reservation here when we’re in the mood for an intimate date night. The ambiance and the food is nothing short of romantic. We recommend the short rib ravioli, they will melt in your mouth.
1015 H Street NE, Washington, D. C. 20002
We the Pizza
Order your pies by the slice or whole, just be sure to try the fresh buffalo mozzarella and oven roasted tomato pizza. For those seeking a more adventurous pizza, experience the flavors of The Big Easy with their cajun chicken, andouille sausage and caramelized onion pie. Quench your thirst with their homemade sodas too; traditional, fruity and bubbly (yum!).
305 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003