Okay, you own seven bakeries and are a former Food Network host. Where do you go when you want to get away? CakeLove’s Warren Brown opens up in this week’s “five favorites” blog from Cultural Tourism DC, now on our Washingtology page.

Comet the golden doodle hits the water at D.C.'s Upshur pool earlier this month for the Doggie Day Swim. (Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Go to our Washingtology page to see the rest of his list, and the favorite spots of other Washington insiders.

Have five favorite places of your own? Share them in the comments section below.