It's a big weekend for foodies, as chefs and pitmasters show their stuff at the National Capital Barbecue Battle, the D.C. Crab Cake Competition and the Taco Throwdown.

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A preview of José Andrés’ latest concept tops the list of May’s best new restaurants

Get a preview of José Andrés' forthcoming tacos-and-torta concept, or head to Rockville for delicious Filipino cuisine.

5 gorgeous bars where the decor is as alluring as the drinks

Washington's restaurants and bars have taken on a fresher, brighter look.

5 great cheap eats in D.C.

The $20 Diner's favorite spots in the city include a revitalized Ethiopian standby and a burgeoning taco empire.

Austin has South by Southwest. Aspen has the Aspen Ideas Festival. Now, D.C. has its own artsy, zeitgeist-capturing event.

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“The Guardians” is about the women who stayed home while men went off to World War I.

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The overstuffed plot of ‘Fallen Kingdom’ is bigger than its main attraction, the prehistoric beasts.

With a new album out, the District rock quartet plays Slash Run on Sunday night.

See Harry Styles, Paramore, Tower of Power and Serpentwithfeet live.

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‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ dramatizes the life Moe Berg, who worked for the U.S. government during World War II.

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But “Eating Animals” makes a compelling case for an American farming overhaul with more than just gruesome images.

A guided walking tour shows off the “Burning Man” sculptures on display in downtown.

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Ed Helms, Jon Hamm and a scene-stealing Jake Johnson refuse to grow up in this movie based on a real-life contest.

Don't mope because the U.S. didn't make the World Cup. Take the opportunity to explore international soccer culture at local restaurants and bars.

D.C. JazzFest wraps up with a weekend of free outdoor performances at the Wharf and a concert featuring Leslie Odom Jr., Maceo Parker and Robert Glasper's R+R=Now.

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Discover the flavor range of the cheesy, anytime Salvadoran snack on a single stretch of University Boulevard.

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A kamikaze training airplane, a German dive suit, a nuclear submarine missile — this museum has it all.

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A cocaine dealer struggles to quit the business that fuels his luxurious criminal lifestyle.

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