Category Archives: Occasions

We Brunch and We Run: GW Parkway Classic + Tabard Inn

Despite my fondness for brunch, I had somehow never made it to the highly regarded Tabard Inn until this weekend. Now I can finally say that I’m a true DC bruncher. Emily and I started the morning off with a … Continue reading

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1 Night in Paris

I’m sorry. I couldn’t help myself. Yes, “1 Night in Paris” is the title of the Paris Hilton sex tape. But it also describes the wonderful weekend getaway Dan and I took to Paris, VA a few weeks back. And … Continue reading

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Happy National Cereal Day!

Today, March 7, is National Cereal Today. I think this might be one of my favorite national food days, because who doesn’t like cereal? I’m not one of those people who has cereal for lunch and dinner, although Special K … Continue reading

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Blue Duck Tavern Birthday Brunch

Wow and Mmm may well have been the only two words/sounds Dan or I said during our brunch at Blue Duck Tavern a few weekends back. It really was that good–and I couldn’t be more pleased that we wound up … Continue reading

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In which Rachel becomes a real runner

If you’ve been following this blog from the beginning, you know that there was some chatter about Emily and my “brunch runs” when we’d go for a run together and then eat a lovely post-workout brunch. Unfortunately, those brunch runs … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Break from Brunch

While some of you may opt for a lovely Valentine’s Day brunch with your best gal pals or your number one lady/gentleman, I imagine that more will opt for a dinner outing for the upcoming holiday. Personally, I’m more of … Continue reading

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This Weekend: Underground Farmers Market

To all of you who love homemade and local products for your brunch cooking and other kitchen adventures, make sure to check out the DC Grey Farmers Market this Sunday. It’s a private membership thing (no cost to sign up, … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Beach

After Monday night’s ice storm, it seems like summer and beach weather will never come. While January might not really be the most apt time to think about a trip to the beach, just because the weather is cold doesn’t … Continue reading

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Holla for Challah

One of my favorite brunches growing up was the challah French toast that my mom would whip up on Saturday mornings following Friday night Shabbat dinners. To make this delicious meal (and I swear that challah really does take an … Continue reading

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Post-Race Brunch

I love being an athlete. Aside from the thrill of training and racing (which is pretty great), it gives me the flexibility and freedom to eat and enjoy good meals–even to indulge every now and then. After a recent training … Continue reading

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