‘Rocking Chairs – Blue Duck Tavern’
courtesy of ‘prettylovelythings’
Author’s Note: So often we move through space too quickly – trying to get from one place to the next, without ever taking the time to stop and look around. Behind the Design is a new series that hopes to encourage an appreciation for the places we forget to take a moment and truly experience.
Located in the West End and tucked within the Park Hyatt, Blue Duck Tavern has become a staple among the DC foodie scene. With a farm-to-table menu that includes a variety of delights – even worthy of a Presidential date night, Blue Duck Tavern deems to be deserving of all its food-related accolades. However, often taking a back seat to the well-deserving menu is the other half of this award-winning duo: Blue Duck Tavern’s interior. Continue reading
courtesy of ‘rockcreek’
I can’t tell you why I picked DC. People ask me this question all the time when they first meet me and I just don’t have a ‘real’ answer. Was it because of the political scene? Nope, I was about to enter a Masters program for Interior Design. Was it because I had family here? That would be another negative. I got it; it must be because of the weather, right? I am glad to say once again that weather was not the reason why I wanted to move to DC (perhaps on some subliminal level I foresaw the impending snow storms of 2009/2010). The best answer that I can offer you is that I believe it was just a feeling that brought me here – a feeling that has since developed into a full-blown love affair.
That’s right everyone — I totally, utterly, completely, whole-heartedly love DC. Continue reading
courtesy of ‘Just a Prairie Boy’
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