Author: Catherine Trifiletti

The Dish: Umami at Umaya

A downtown izakaya showcasing Japanese comfort food.  Eat, drink, eat. Repeat.That’s the mantra at the crux of Penn Quarter’s Umaya, where diners are encouraged to imbibe, relax and stay awhile. Izakayas, or gastropubs, are...

Fashion: Pajama Party

Photography: Tony Powell | www.tony-powell.com Stylist: Joelle Firzli | T H E Artist Agency Makeup: Jocelyn ‘Jossy’ Chia, GLAMSQUAD Hair: Mia Artis, GLAMSQUAD “The Pajama Game” Actors/ Models: Britney Coleman, Bridget Riley, Heidi Kershaw...

Holiday Gift Guide

Last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.  Pay It Forward: Gifts that give back  HEIFER DARK CHOCOLATE SEA SALT CARAMELS ($25), heifer.org These single- and sustainably-sourced, premium dark chocolates support...

Music Notes: Vocal Master

Andrea Boccelli heads to Washington to perform at Capital One Arena. Arguably one of the world’s greatest tenors, Andrea Bocelli has received high praise from audiences across the world for his rapturous vocal talent. Celine...

Fashion Shoots: Erudite Edge

High waisted pants and oversized knits for fall.  Photography: Nick Ghobashi | www.nickghobashi.com Stylist: Joelle Firzli | T H E Artist Agency Makeup/ Hair: GLAMSQUAD | www.glamsquad.com Hairstylist: Chekera Carter Makeup Artist: Erica Jones...

Travel: Virginia is for [Wine] Lovers

Serious wine and serious views make these five vineyards worth a quick one-hour drive. Virginia winemaking dates back four centuries to Jamestown settlers hoping to produce bottles for export to the British empire. Then...

The Dish: Palmer’s Touch

Charlie Palmer adds new flare to his modern American steakhouse. With over 15 restaurant concepts, celebrity chef Charlie Palmer has built his dining empire upon a simple promise – ingredients of the highest quality...

Feature: Art of the Future

ARTECHOUSE strikes a harmonious balance between tech and art. ARTECHOUSE’s current exhibition,“Spirit of Autumn,” which runs through November 5, invites visitors to activate a digital rainstorm by clapping, or to dance and watch a...

Pollywood: Apron Clad Hero

José Andrés has served Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria over one million hot meals. When Hurricane Harvey struck Houston in August, Washington area chef and philanthropist José Andrés wasted no time mobilizing a...