9 Steps in Becoming a Food Writer

So what does a food writer do? Type this statement into Google and you will see a plethora of results that examine the definition, tasks, and requirements behind being a highly sought after food writer.Now, my favorite food writing advice comes from acclaimed Washington D.C food writer, Monica Bhide. In a 2011 Forbes article she advised new food…

Hottest New Years Eve Party in Washington D.C 2016

  New Years 2016 is just around the corner and just this sheer notion should behoove you to get tickets–ASAP! As a lifelong DMV resident I know from previous experience how tickets for the hottest NYE events sell out just a week before. I also know that Manan Singh Katohora throws the most exclusive parties…

Momofuko Milk Bar DC Fits The Hype & Other Non-Linear Updates

Momofuku’s Milk Bar is a posh, modern bakery that offers up a singular line of cakes, cookies, deserts and milkshakes.  Milk Bar recently opened up its doors in Washington D.C the last week of October to a hungry crowd of foodies who eat up whatever Washington Post Weekend Guide posts (gotta love elite hipsters). When…

10 Best Ways to Brand Yourself Online

Branding is oft-times talked about as the end all and be all with marketing, companies, ideas, and especially with events. With that said, when you perform a Google search on yourself, what do you see? Do you see articles that highlight your positive traits? Or do you see spam cached that denotes your less than desirable…

How to Throw a Fancy French Party

When I think of Fall, I think of sugar cookies, hayrides, and small dinner parties. If any of you reading this post, assumed or thought I forgot to mention pumpkin spice than you must really take a good look at yourself in the mirror. I am not basic so there will no mentions over pumpkin spice…

Top Places to Eat Food and Drink Coffee In Northern Virginia

First time tourists coming to the Washington D.C area often exclude much of Northern Virginia on their itinerary.If it doesn’t house the President, what’s the point of visiting? Well, I am here to tell you that Northern Virginia is worth visiting. I’ve met up with friends in the area, and was introduced to several delicious restaurants, fun…

Road Trip Experiences: 49 States Done, One More To Go

Wanderlust affects Millenials hard. Don’t believe me? Go on Buzzfeed (Millenial verbal snack food) and read some of those posts, several relate back to road trips, foreign travel and even back to the Peace Corps. As an atypical Millenial, I’ve been hit with the travel bug since I was 19. At that age, I studied English…

Startup Weekend DC: What I Gained From That Experience

From July 31, 2015 through August 2, 2015, I spent 54 hours with a group of entrepreneurs on a business prototype that would accelerate the advancement of technology in the way users can comprehend the legalities behind images they find online. Within that three day weekend time frame, I helped pitch ideas, form a team, validate the concept,  be a…

Kinda Obsessed With Stereophonics: And Other Updates…

Miss me? Well I miss myself too (kidding). Per usual, I had some unique adventures along the way but, alas, not enough time to type them up. So hopefully these inconsequential updates  indulge your voyeuristic cravings. Stereophonics: Keep the Village Alive My obsessive love for this band started in 2013, when I trekked all the…

Luke’s Wings: Annual Hollywood Glamour Live

 Late February, I had this wonderful opportunity to support Luke’s Wings, a non profit organization dedicated to the support of service members who have been wounded in battle, by attending the Annual Hollywood Glamour Live event held at the exclusive L2 Lounge in Georgetown. What most people should know about Luke’s Wings is that this…

D.C Fashion Week 2015: International Flare & Beyond!

 D.C Fashion week was a memorable experience for me. I started the festivities by networking at Dirty Martini Bar in Dupont. From there I met the ceo of Meta Cartel, and was instantly plunged into the world of streetwear starting with his Victorian styled hats that come in three different versions. Readers, friends, and frenemies,…

Art Soiree: Jessica Jackson’s Work of Art

Art Soiree smartly combines eclectic art with the D.C party scene. Imagine walking into the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown, and being ambushed with hypnotic Trip-Hop. No, nobody is swaying about in the dance floor but, also imagine the mis en scene:  Paintings mixed with silk, sharpie ink, and road maps; a bustling bar area with…