Washington DC

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or Washington, is the capital city of the United States of America. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. Located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, the city is one of the most visited cities in the United States, with more than 20 million visitors annually.

There were two bakeries near our hotel on our DC 2021 trip, Tatte and In je ne said Quoi….  Tatte was the place to go to been seen, In je […]

The bar in our DC 2021 hotel.  Nice selection given we were still in stupid COVID-19.  Great staff given the conditions and, all things considered, the food and cocktails were […]

A French bakery with a line, something we are both familiar with and look for.  To top it off, they had great apple juice 😉

Right next to our hotel…since our 2021 DC trip was a wet one, this was perfect.

On a cold and rainy trip we stopped in on a cold and rainy night for a light dinner and drinks.  While this is technically a hotel restaurant it didn’t […]

Stopped in for a lunch time snack while shopping for warm clothes since what was supposed to be 75 in DC was 50.  Nice little lunch spot that’s not too […]

A fantastic, Washington DC rainy night dinner.  We ended up in the upstairs dining room in the corner with two great waiters.  Food was great, wine pairing was spot on […]

We were at the tail end of Cicada 2021 season so we only go a day of the noice but we saw the masses of dead Cicadas all around the […]

Normally this is very much a two bathrobe hotel but, because of stupid COVID-19 we got no bath robes but a nice stay regardless.