Saturday, February 19, 2011

Jet-Setter of the Month



This month meet Ashley, a Jet-Setter living in D.C.




Tell us about how you ended up in D.C. and how long you've been there.

I had a job opportunity within the DMV area and decided to purse a city that would offer a well balance work and social life for young professionals.


What are your favorite D.C. hotspots?

Restaurants

Alero's on U Street (Mexican Cuisine) - Alero's is a local D.C. Meixcan restaurant located on U Street. It provides great food and entertainment for all ethnic groups and ages.

Ben's Next Door - Ben's Next Door is a local restaurant and bar which is also located on U Street. It has a nice atmosphere for dining with friends and meeting local singles. Ben's Next Door offers a variety of foods with big flavors, that ranges in their brunch to dinner selections.
Next door to Ben's Next Door, is Ben's Chili's Bowl, where one can savor up for the best chili hot dogs in the nation's capital.

Georgetown Cupcakes - Georgetown Cupcakes are made with the finest ingredients, some of which are imported from around the world. These designer cupcakes are raved about in the media and on TLC's network.

**Jet-Setter Tip: Order cupcakes 24 hours in advance to avoid the long line of tourists and locals. http://www.georgetowncupcake.com/

Other Good Eats: Clyde's (American), La Vapiano (Italian), Matchbox (American), Red Velvet Cupcakes


Nightlife/Bars


Ben's Next Door - See above

The Park - If you are looking for a hot club in town, The Park at Fourteenth is at the top ofthe list of options. The Park provides a classy atmosphere for hour happy, dining, and dancing. The DJs are always on their A game and play the hottest hits in the music industry.


Indulj - Great spot for being entertained by live music. If you are into GoGo music, Friday nights are typically a good night to be at Indulj.

Bar 7 - Urban atmosphere with latest hits played by the top DJs in the area. Even though small in size, Bar 7 will bring about a good time!


Shopping

Pentagon City Mall - Arlington, VA
Tyson's Corner I & II -Mclean, VA
M Street - Washington DC
Local D.C. Boutiques - Washington DC


Culture/Museums

Smithsonians Museums - With over 15 Smithsonian Museums in Washington D.C., these museums and the National Zoo are free and open every day of the year except December 25. http://www.si.edu/Museums
-Spy Museum
-Newseum

-National Aquarium, Washington, D.C.
-The White House
-The National Mall - Attractions on the National Mall: The National Monument, Lincoln Memorial, & World War II Memorial

The National Harbor - Shopping and dining are the major attractions at the National Harbor. There are also opportunities to explore in a few water activities such as peddling and boating.



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13 comments:

Jackie D said...

Hey ladies, just found ya via FTLOB, and you all seem quite awesome! I'm a lady traveler myself, and I look forward to reading about your adventures :)

Oh and to answer your pizza question: We win over here in Chicago. Hands down. Eating Chicago pizza is like hearing the Beatles for the first time!

Jackie D said...

Ahhh I just saw your comment on my blog! We must have found each other at the same time, haha. We rule.

CityGirlChic said...

hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I checked out yours and its really cute! I love in MD so I'm in DC and Arlington, VA everyday for work so it was pretty cool to see your recent post on my stomping grounds! Anyways happy blogging and traveling (I'm also a traveler myself)...

Amanda-The Nutritionist Reviews said...

Very cool pictures!

I just found your blog through the Saturday Blog Hop! Have a great weekend.

Amanda @ www.nutritionistreviews.com

Jillian said...

great tips! i havent been to dc for years but i really want to go again and check out a few museums :) xoxo jcd

TexaGermaNadian said...

great feature! I love the way ya'll do this :)

DeniseAngela said...

Thanks for visiting my blog - I am following your cool blog right back!

Mika said...

Great blog! Thanks for following me!
I'm following you back.
Mika (www.mikaspantry.blogspot.com)

Morgan said...

Loving the DC spread, one of the top places to visit as soon as the spring hits!

Kelly @cupofserenity said...

Hi I'm now following you back! Thank you for stopping by my blog at www.cupofserenity.blogspot.com Do you ladies to features from places in different countries and such? I know you read that I'm in Japan. I'm currently living here because I go where the Navy takes us.lol :)

Vera said...

Hi girls! I'm you newest follower.
Thanks for visiting my blog. :)
Love to travel, too. But, due to my pregnancy, it probably will be a long time until I can hit the road again. In the meantime I will live vicariously through you. :)

Marilyn7887 said...
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Marilyn7887 said...

DC is one of my fav city's; this makes me want to post my pics and blog about my DC experience! My fav place was the Gaylord hotel; I went to a brand new sports bar lounge...It was so large and spacious...Just a nice change from Miami...