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Halfsmoke with cheese, mustard, and chili

There’s a New Halfsmoke Game in Town

19 May, 2017 0

When I’m down on U Street and I’m in the mood for a halfsmoke, I usually hit up Ben’s Chili Bowl.  I love Ben’s – don’t get me wrong – but when a girl wants options […]


Smithsonian Roundup: The Renwick Gallery

23 April, 2017 0

The Renwick Gallery exploded on to the social media scene in late 2015 following a two year renovation.  To celebrate the reopening of the gallery, artists were invited to create art displays specifically for rooms in […]

Natural History Museum

Ultimate Guide to the Smithsonian

2 April, 2017 0

When my friends come to town to see the sights of Washington, DC, they know what they want. They want to see the Smithsonian, of course! So I ask them, which one? Confusion sets in. […]


10 Places to Eat on the National Mall

21 March, 2017 1

One of the most underrated problems we face in Washington, DC is finding places to eat on the National Mall.  We’ve all been there. You are ready to explore the monuments and museums but need to […]

Lobster Eggs Benedict with potatoes

H Street Brunch at The Liberty Tree

1 March, 2017 0

There are more than a few hidden gems on H Street but since I live on the opposite side of the city, I can rarely find the motivation to trek over there. It’s possible they only […]

Huevos Rancheros

Bottomless Brunch at Penn Commons

11 February, 2017 0

During MLK weekend, my college roommates trekked to Washington, DC from Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania for a day of nostalgia, tourist attractions, and of course, brunch.  A couple of my roommates are history buffs so […]

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I'm Kelley Smith and I love sharing tips on how to best explore Washington, DC. I love pretty much anything I can eat plus really good beer and whiskey served by story telling bartenders. I also like sassy museum guides, photogenic architecture, and colorful urban gardens.