District Divas Culture

Bitch at Us: Robb Duncan of Dolcezza Gelato

When Robb Duncan met his wife and business partner in Dolcezza, Violeta Edelman, sailing down the Amazon, little did he know that two love stories were unfolding.  As one romance bloomed in South America, another emerged from a sampling of Argentina’s tradition of artisan gelato and a determination to bring …

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Bitch At Us: Mark Bucher of Medium Rare

Mark Bucher, co-owner of Medium Rare, is committed to doing food right. (Along with his partner, Tom Gregg).  So much so that he dedicated Medium Rare’s menu to one dish: the perfect steak frites. We frequent both locations (Cleveland Park and Barracks Row) to savor the perfectly cooked steak, …

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Bitch at Us: Chef Brian Robinson of DGS

DGS has been the answer to the prayers of D.C. residents who bemoan the lack of authentic Jewish deli fare in the area.

The upscale restaurant, located on Connecticut Ave. in Dupont Circle, serves up all your traditional favorites like its delicious Reuben and chicken schnitzel along with some twists …

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Recap: NYCWFF American Harvest Organic Vodka’s Greenmarket Brunch

When we were first invited to attend the American Harvest Organic Vodka’s Greenmarket Brunch, I looked at the calendar in dismay when I realized it fell on the same weekend as the much anticipated Far Hills Horse Race in New Jersey. Despite my reluctance to commit to any Sunday morning …

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Review: CityRow

As well-rounded Bitches, we’re all about balance. We work hard, but play even harder. We won’t hesitate to order another round of mimosas or spring for the pastry basket, but we’ll hit the pavement or a bootcamp class later. Being in New York, we have the luxury of an astonishing …

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Recap: VIDA Fitness Navy Yard Tour

Nothing saddens me more than the end of summer. And this summer was quite an epic one, filled with plenty of glorious days sipping champagne and spending time with friends at the Penthouse Pool.

Anyone who knows me knows that I love that pool. In fact, my relationship with the …

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Review: Marie Antoinette at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre

The Woolly Mammoth Theatre, one of my favorite theaters in Washington, opened its 35th season with a bang, and a bit of cake.

David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette started out by making us laugh at the ridiculous Marie, totally contemporary, complete with flashing paparazzi bulbs, hot tubs, allusions to shabby chic, …

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Review: Pure Barre NYC

Every month, a fitness boutique newborn enters the world and typically, they start their lives in New York City. This means that in addition to our staggering (but worth it) monthly gym memberships, we also justify discretionary spending at supplemental classes. We New Yorkers weigh the cost of a good …

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Recap: Washington’s Dîner en Blanc

Aside from pink, white takes the cake as my favorite color, and there’s not much I enjoy more than drinking champagne outdoors.

Thus, I was ecstatic when I received an invitation earlier this summer for Dîner en Blanc, a global phenomenon that involves thousands of people picnicking, formally, in major …

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Recap: Bubbles, Bluegrass & Barbecue

It’s been a hot summer. But even in the heat, we’ve made a point of taking full advantage of Washington’s lovely patios this year.

Our friends at The Heights were also in the mood to celebrate the close of summer. So we teamed up the restaurant to throw a low-key …

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