A food and lifestyle writer based in the Washington, D.C. area.
South Block Juice East Falls Church is juicing success.

D.C. food entrepreneurs are juicing success

Thus, it’s not surprising that in the D.C. area, a place that is filled with health-conscious consumers, it isn’t hard to find cute juice and smoothie bars, filled with kale and bananas, for the on-the-go professional or the thirsty athlete straight out of the gym. A must-stop juice shop is South Block Juice, located in Georgetown, with several other locations across the city. In the spring, new stores will be opening in the high-traffic neighborhoods of Ballston Quarter and Downtown Rosslyn in Virginia. The Founder and CEO, Amir Mostafavi, thought that healthy food and drink options were lacking in D.C… In line with sustainability and the rise in sustainable eating and living is MISFIT Juicery.

Mosaic Bartaco Fairfax Va: Swizzle Chill Magazine

A food mosaic, slice of urban living: Mosaic District

The Mosaic District in Fairfax, Virginia is the renowned, up-and-coming, high-end residential and shopping community in the DMV. Mill Creek Residential is one of the several luxury apartment complexes in the area. The Mosaic District is home to 31 shops, 28 restaurants with more opening soon…Bartaco is one of the newest additions to the Mosaic District’s assortment. Similarly, Jinya Ramen Bar is another hot spot that has flourished in the community.

DEZCustomz NFL Shoes: Swizzle Chill Magazine

From idea, to art, to thriving small business: DEZ Customz

DEZ Customz was born. Focusing on sneakers and related products like cleats and gloves, DEZ Customz takes orders from high profile and locally based clients and create a product that is made specially for the them: “What we do every day is the custom sneakers, and that’s what we specialize in.”

Bar Charley Cocktail, Washngton, DC

A tale of two RAMMY-nominated cocktail bars

The 2018 RAMMY Awards, hosted by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, celebrates the diversity and expertise of D.C.’s most renowned food destinations. Take a look at Bar Charley in Dupont Circle or Petworth Citizen & Reading Room in the Petworth neighborhood.

Spring flavors blossom in DC, including Astro Doughnuts monthly rotations

Spring blooms in the D.C. food scene

As the snow melts and the cherry blossoms bloom, crisp, fresh flavors of spring replace the warm winter spices. Popular restaurants in the D.C. area are keeping up with the changing produce and introducing seasonal menus that highlight the best the spring has to offer.