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Artisan Confections: Where Chocolates are Works of Art

The chocolatiers at Artisan Confections care about just one thing: handcrafting the best possible chocolates. To that end, they source top-notch ingredients from both near and far. You might bite into a truffle stuffed with ganache featuring Maryland-born mint or a bonbon crafted from French Valrhona cocoa. One thing is for certain, every candy from…

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Warming Recipes for Busy Winter Weeknights

There’s no better way to end a cold winter’s day than by slipping into some comfy PJs to savor a piping-hot plateful of your favorite comfort food—especially when it’s made from scratch and simple to prepare. Requiring minimal ingredients and time spent in the kitchen, here are three deliciously easy recipes that guarantee to warm…

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Hone Your Culinary Skills With a Class at Cookology in Arlington

The start of a new year is the perfect excuse to pick up a new hobby, and the chefs at  Cookology have an idea for you. Why not spend 2022 learning how to cook? They have everything you need to take up the new endeavor, including their own expertise and a fully outfitted kitchen in…

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Natural Cafe Makes It Easy to Eat Healthier in the New Year

Was your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier in 2022? Let the experts at Natural Cafe do most of the hard work for you. They’re constantly crafting balanced breakfast sammies, fresh lunch salads, and smoothies loaded with whole foods. Plus, the fast-casual spot stocks a selection of mostly organic gourmet groceries, so you can also…

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How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the perfect time to reevaluate your living space, as well,…

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Enjoy the Flavors of New England at The Salt Line in Ballston

Craving fresh oysters and robust brews? If so, you have to check out The Salt Line. At this eatery in Ballston, you can enjoy New England–style seafood inspired by the Chesapeake. Some of the most popular dishes include halibut, pasta with scallops, crab dip, and of course, the oyster bar. Try ordering a spread of…

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Now Open Near The Palatine: Rāko Coffee Roasters

Brand new to Arlington, Rāko Coffee Roasters is a cozy cafe serving artisan coffee drinks and cafe fare. The menu has a variety of sips and bites to enjoy, like the ginger rosemary latte, honey matcha latte, beet hummus, grilled cheese sandwich, sweet pastries, and more.  While you relish something tasty from here, you can…

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Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. DIY Snow Globes [The Sweetest Occasion] Did you…

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Spring Mill Bread opened as a family-owned business under the tutelage of said family’s matriarch, an expert baker. She remains in charge to this day, ensuring the bakery provides top-quality fare and gives back to the Takoma Park community in which it lives. That includes sourcing as many supplies and ingredients from local businesses as possible,…

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