Honoring Mexican Cuisine at Santa Rosa Taqueria

Legend has it that in the 18th century, the Convent of Santa Rosa was home to 29 Dominican nuns who, upon hearing that the Archbishop was coming for a visit, decided to mark the occasion by decorating their kitchen in beautiful Talavera tile and preparing a feast with what little...

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Comedy Laughs and Jazz Music

Everyone loves having a good laugh. Everyone loves listening to some good jazz blues. So, why not do them both?! At DC’s Weekend Blues Comedy Showtime heat up your weekend with a delightful mixture of jazz classics and the best comedy around.  These good-time-feels kick off at Columbia Station Comedy Club on...

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The History of Labor Day

Observed the first Monday of every September as an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers- Labor Day.  The holiday has roots in the late nineteenth century when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and...

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Thai Cuisine with Modern Flair at Sura

Unique styles of Thai culinary at Sura. Dedicated to bringing a unique touch of today’s modern cuisine with authentic Thai recipes.  Make sure to take a look at the incredible menus!  Starting with the side dishes. Choose from a Son In Law Egg, Wok Fried Watercress, Crispy Pork Rinds, White Rice, Sticky...

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Simple Summer-Inspired Recipes

This summer, everyone wants fun, refreshing, tasty, yet easy-to-make recipes! Spend less time in the kitchen, and more time relaxing with family and friends while enjoying some of these incredible recipes.  Key Lime Cream Pie: This no-bake recipe is cool and refreshing, and the perfect thing to bring to a...

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Enjoy Plant-Based Fare at Planta Near Our Apartments in D.C.

Planta, located not far from the best luxury apartments in D.C., isn’t just devoted to plant-based dining. It’s also dedicated to environmental sustainability. So in addition to serving only vegan food, every process the restaurant has put in place benefits Mother Earth. From the compostable to-go packaging to the locally...

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Be B.A.D.- Brunch After Dark

Ever heard of breakfast for dinner? Yes, of course! Well, let’s up the ante!  Brunch After Dark.  Interested? Has your curiosity peaked? Here’s everything you need to know about B.A.D. B.A.D. = Brunch After Dark.  Great food, amazing drinks, and the best music! Come enjoy a great late-night brunch, with...

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Experience Authentic Lao Food at Thip Khao Near 14W Apartments

Laos-born chef Seng Luangrath left her native country during the Vietnam War and made her temporary home in a refugee camp in Thailand. During this trying time, Seng found her passion: cooking. She learned how to cook from fellow refugees, and as an adult, decided to bring authentic Lao cuisine...

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Experience Pan-Asian Cultures at the Fiesta Asia Street Fair on July 16th Near 14W Apartments

Celebrate the rich diversity of Washington, D.C. when the Fiesta Asia Street Fair returns to its typical in-person format this month! On Saturday, July 16th the festival will once again take over a portion of Pennsylvania Avenue near our apartments in D.C. with several blocks’ worth of performers and food vendors representing...

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Experience International Cultures at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival Near Our D.C. Apartments

Cooking classes. Art workshops. Expert lectures. These are a few of the ways that the Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlights different cultures from across the globe every summer. This year, the annual festival is slated to return from June 22nd to the 26th and again from June 30th to July 4th. Over the...

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