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Which came first — the chicken or the egg recipe?

This season, as in years past, new cookbooks are reminding us how versatile eggs are.


HANDOUT IMAGE:  photos of the fashion truck called Street Boutique, which usually rolls around Arlington, Virginia and run by Sharlia Lee. (Photo courtesy of Sharlie Lee) to reuse contact; Lia Lee at shopstreetboutique@gmail.com ONE TIME USE ONLY, NO SALES, NO TRADES

Fashion trucks roll out across the Washington region

The descendants of food trucks have an uphill battle before enjoying the same success as their forebears.


Announcing the 2014 Agnes Meyer Awards

Outstanding teachers from across the region honored for leadership and creativity.


Matzoh ball soup recipes and beyond

Here are some favorite dishes for Passover from our Recipe Finder.

Weddings & Romance

Date Labbers Kristin and David at ilcanal 2/27/14

Talking shop ... and maybe romance?

Date Lab: Best strategy for a first date? Talk nerdy to me.


Pedestrians look at a cat in a window at the Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium in London March 28, 2014. People like coffee and people love cats so together they make the paws that refresh at a London cat cafe that is so popular it's booked out until June. Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium on the fringe of London's financial district is cashing in on an idea first popularised in Japan to allow stressed-out workers to wind down by stroking a cat while sipping a cappuccino or latte - or tea, if you prefer. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)

London cafe offers coffee, tea and cats

New cafe provides animal companionship for those who don’t have space or time for pets.


Carolyn Hax: Ex wants her back, but won’t drop latest fling

After seven months, he wants to talk about getting back together, but won’t tell his current girlfriend.

Reliable Source

Paris, LeBron, Bow Wow: Celebrity appearances amping up in D.C.-area clubs

As Washington’s club scene expands the celebrity hosts, including Paris Hilton, flood the city.


A the first high speed TGV train connecting France to Spain rides near Le Boulou, southern France, on December 15, 2013, with the Canigou peak seen in the background, after leaving from Barcelona. The new TGV rail line connecting France to Spain, jointly operated by French railway company SNCF and Spanish state railway company RENFE, was inaugurated on December 15 with several months delay, and will connect the French cities of Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and Toulouse to Barcelona in Spain. AFP PHOTO / RAYMOND ROIG (Photo credit should read RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/Getty Images)

Chowing down in London, Paris and Barcelona, in one day

He took the high-speed train to meet the challenge of breakfast in London, lunch in Paris, dinner in Barcelona.

Travel coverage

Home & Garden

Colorado Potato Beetle

Fighting the Colorado potato beetle

Here’s what a home gardener can do to combat the insect.


Everything the Duchess of Cambridge (and baby George) have worn on the royal tour so far

Baby George is proving his selling power is as good as mom’s.


Time to Listen to Your Mother

Listen to Your Mother, where local writers read their work on stage, is back. Here is an essay about the protective parenting we all do from last year’s show.