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Ruthie’s All Day Boasts Both Sweet and Savory Brunch Options

Warm cornbread drizzled with honey butter. Fresh apple doughnuts smothered with raspberry jam. Pillowy pancakes capped with maple-poached apples. If you have a sweet tooth, the brunch menu at Ruthie’s All Day is a dream—and this is just a snapshot. If you’re in the mood for something savory, the options are even more plentiful. Kick…

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Expect Only the Best Ingredients at Basic Burger

The word “basic” carries no negative connotations at Basic Burger. On the contrary, it’s a positive adjective. It speaks to the simple nature of the ingredients the chefs use to craft elevated sandwiches. The beef, for instance, comes from grass-fed 100% Certified Angus cattle, and the antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken hails from farms where birds…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day: June 19th, 2022

As June 19th comes around the corner once again, it’s time to plan an extra special Father’s Day celebration. No matter who you are celebrating Father’s Day for, these Father’s Day gift ideas are thoughtful, creative, and can even be done last minute!  Create your own scrapbook. There's nothing better than a homemade, one-of-a-kind scrapbook…

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Watch the Majestic Potomac River Flow at Great Falls National Park

The powerful Potomac River takes center stage at Great Falls National Park. True to its name, the park showcases a series of stunning waterfalls where the Potomac gushes over jagged rocks. On a warm summer’s day, hike to one of the overlooks to see its awe-inspiring waves crash toward the basin below. The first overlook…

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Start with the Middle Eastern Spreads and Breads at Leila

No meal at Leila would be complete without taste-testing the signature spreads and breads. They’re inspired by different Middle Eastern cuisines, from the Persian Gulf to the rural communities of India. Fresh hummus, baba ghanoush, and muhammara complement butter naan, pita bread, and spinach and goat cheese kulcha.  The spreads and breads represent just a…

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