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It's National Pickle Day

Life, liberty and the pursuit of pickles. It's astounding what a determined and slightly crazy group of people can do. For instance, the anonymous group who decided to create a national holiday for pickles in 2007. It's five years later…

Coffee Predicts the Presidential Election

The debates are over and in a little less than two weeks we head to the polls. In fact, early voting is underway in many places, absentee ballots are trickling in and we're settling in to learn who wins the right to lead us for the next…

Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee Day. It's the completely made-up jittery, jumped-up, caffeine-laden holiday with origins as murky as the bottom of a coffee cup, and we love it. How do I know that? We're drinking more coffee than ever, and not only…

Martial Foodie's DC Area Dining Guide 2012

Despite its relatively small size in population and land area, the Washington, DC area is the vibrant (foodie) capital of the U.S. with a diversity of cuisines deliciously represented.  Whether you are visiting or a native wanting to try…

Free Fries on National French Fry Day

Do we really need a day to celebrate deep fat fried tuber slices? A day whose oil-soaked origins are shrouded in mystery, but most likely promulgated by some purveyor of potato products? Of course not. But, please pass the fries anyway.…