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A Baked Joint Breakfast: Biscuits, Coffee & More

In the heart of Mount Vernon Triangle on a rainy Friday morning, a bustling cafe rumbles with the sound of espresso machines and suited twenty-somethings debating healthcare. The popular Washington, DC spot is none other but A Baked Joint - Baked & Wired’s sister establishment open for breakfast seven days a week. Read on for … Continue reading A Baked Joint Breakfast: Biscuits, Coffee & More

Brunch at Central Michel Richard

A few weeks ago, I brunched at Central Michel Richard – ‘twas a sunny and warm Sunday afternoon, apparently a rarity for Washington, D.C., in early May. The restaurant’s name alone evokes a sense of sophistication – an ode to French cuisine in the heart of our nation’s capital. Lured by an exquisite prix-fixe menu … Continue reading Brunch at Central Michel Richard

Sunday Brunch with Mannequins at Der Maldaner

Back in Texas, people often meet with friends for Sunday brunch to catch up on their weeks (especially in Austin, where tangerine-tinged mimosas flow in abundance).  In Germany, however, brunch is a foreign concept.  While practically every retail store is closed as if on holiday, several restaurants don't open on the "day of rest" until … Continue reading Sunday Brunch with Mannequins at Der Maldaner