Monthly Archives: January 2013

Masa 14

I finally ate here for brunch!

My friend Tammy and I brought our hunger and thirst to brunch early Sunday afternoon ready to tackle the all-you-can-eat brunch menu and unlimited mimosas and bloody mary’s. (Coffee, tea, iced tea, and all coke products are also unlimited).

As mentioned before, every Saturday and Sunday, Masa 14 does a $35 per person unlimited food and beverage brunch. After hearing so many rave reviews about this brunch, I wanted to investigate! Verdict? Tammy and I weren’t disappointed. We left full and a little tipsy… Continue reading

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January 31, 2013 · 9:35 am

Ambar

My friend Lindsay and I decided to check out Ambar’s happy hour one day last week. Ambar is a new (and really new at that – they have been open for about 3 weeks) Balkan restaurant on 8th St. SE A.K.A. Barracks Row. It is the brainchild of  Serbian restaurateur Ivan Iricanin of Masa 14 and El Centro D.F. fame. Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits – 14

1. Per my half-marathon training I have to do a 5k race. My two friends (and former colleagues) were hosting their blog’s first annual 5k this past weekend and even though its race date was a week earlier than when I was supposed to run a 5k, I wanted to do the race to support them and to get some more running practice in. So per the advice of my friend Katie I just switched this week and next week’s training program to incorporate this 5k into my training. (Instead of doing a 6 mile run for my long run on Sunday, I did the 5k this past Saturday. I will do the 6 mile run next Sunday).

It was cold outside, but the run was so much fun! To top it all off my friends were holding a raffle for a $50 gift card to City Sports and guess who won?! Yours truly. 🙂 Continue reading

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Big Day!

Today is a big day for two very important reasons: Continue reading

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Cheestique

I went to a new (to me) restaurant with Tommy and a couple of our friends in Shirlington. Shirlington is a neighborhood in Arlington, which isn’t too far from D.C. (It took us 15 minutes to drive here for dinner).

Cheestique is described as a cheese boutique that is a restaurant as well as a shop. Bottom line, it is a place for all cheese lovers! There are 2 locations, the Shirlington one and the original Cheestique in Del Ray, a neighborhood in Alexandria (also not too far from D.C.) Continue reading

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