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Even if the option isn’t explicitly listed on a menu, you can always ask.


The month of February in restaurant openings and closings

From a Cuban cafe to French crepes and Korean barbecue, February saw a diverse array of restaurant debuts.

Federalist Pig serves some of the finest barbecue in Washington

$20 DINER | At this new Adams Morgan joint, the meats and sides sell out nightly.

A guide to eating and drinking in Petworth

The Northwest neighborhood has seen a boom of new dining options.

Check out the new “Cocktail” pop-up bar at the Mason and Rook Hotel, fly a kite on the Washington Monument grounds and see Baltimore shimmer and shine for Light City.

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The acclaimed annual punk festival offers big thrills at high speeds.

These shows combine a night of fun with the knowledge that you’re doing something good for the world.

Ivy City’s Sip & Dry Bar offers a fresh take on the wet set.

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Grab tickets to these shows before they sell out.

Here's a sampling of patios that have opened since the last time you probably felt like eating outside.

There's no set menu at 50/50 Pizza. Once you spin a wheel on an iPad — and learn the price of your lunch — you can build your own pie from a list of ingredients.

Check out Light City in Baltimore, laugh it up at the Underground Comedy Fest and celebrate American orchestras with the Shift festival.

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Head to one of our favorite outdoor spots for live music, games and even glass boots of beer.

The Northern Virginia rapper performs at Eden Lounge on Saturday.

$20 DINER | The chef injects refinement in his Italian fare, for better and for worse.

Celebrate the cherry blossoms, check out a ukulele orchestra while sipping on rum and take in the art at Artomatic in Crystal City.

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Senegalese, Ghanaian and other cuisines rooted in the region are hiding in plain sight.

Gloria Gaynor, whose anthem “I Will Survive” was added to the National Recording Registry last year, will perform at the library on May 6. This is the first time the library has honored a music genre with this sort of programming.

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