DC Wanderings: You’ll Find Nary a Native at this Georgetown Hotspot

DC Wanderings: You’ll Find Nary a Native at this Georgetown Hotspot

Once upon a time, in a showing of bipartisanship never seen before or since in this capital city, all of the residents of Washington got together to discuss an important matter. A vote was taken, and it was unanimous. We were not joining the masses. None of us were ever going to set foot in [...]

An Afternoon Steeped in the Delights of D.C.’s Empress Lounge

An Afternoon Steeped in the Delights of D.C.’s Empress Lounge

When I was a child my family lived in England for three years, and it was there that I learned to love tea culture. Scones with clotted cream and jam.  Chocolate eclairs filled with barely sweetened whipped cream.  In short, I loved everything . . . except for the tea.  But growing up changes tastes, [...]