Weekend Guide: What's Happening in Your Area Oct. 9 - 11Fall is here, which means festivals, seasonal beers and enjoying the crisp autumn air outdoors. Celebrate the new season with friends and family at these events this weekend.
Best Vegetarian Hot Dogs in Washington, D.C.In recent years more and more people have turned to a vegetarian diet, for health, environmental or animal welfare reasons. Vegetarian burgers, crab cakes and even hot dogs have become all the craze. In the D.C. area, there are a surprising number of places which are offering gourmet vegetarian hot dogs. These dogs are gourmet by going veggie and adding a host of interesting and exotic toppings. Kids will like them, but adults should sample them too. These fancy dogs will please anyone’s palate!
In the Kitchen: No Nut or Genovese Basil PestoThis pesto works well for those with nut allergies, or for somebody who just wants something a little different.
Ask a Washington, D.C. Expert: Best Fall Family DishesTwo of DC's best chefs have provided great fall recipes that are fun for the whole family to make and enjoy. Summer produce may be gone, but thanks to these two chefs, you will be eating well even in the cooler months!
In the Kitchen: Duck Breast PoppersThis is a drop-dead appetizer when you are having a gathering at which you want to impress.
In the Kitchen: Chicken With Almond Saffron SauceTry this easy recipe for chicken with almond saffron sauce, forest mushrooms with pears and basmati rice.
Best Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Washington, D.C.Oktoberfest is the annual German folk festival and celebration of beer. This year, the official Oktoberfest in Munich will run from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4. Washington, D.C. loves any reason to drink socially, so the holiday is celebrated throughout the city as well. Get started on your beer belly by attending these events.
Best Japanese Cuisine in Washington, D.C.Japanese food is much more diverse than just sushi. Find out for yourself with these five top restaurants.
In the Kitchen: Green Beans Done 2 WaysHere are two interesting takes on trying something new: A salad with peaches and a hot side using the little appreciated herb, tarragon
Best Bars to Watch Premier League Soccer in Washington, D.C.Check out the best bars for EPL in D.C.
Best Recipes to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Washington, D.C.Mexican Independence Day falls on Sept. 16 this year. One great way to celebrate the day is to have a Mexican fiesta at your own home with your friends and family.
In the Kitchen: Australian Chicken CurryCurry from Australia? In Australia, Indian shops and restaurants are as plentiful as Mexican restaurants in the states.