Crème de la crème

Last Wednesday, my friends and I celebrated Washington’s top restaurants at Washingtonian’s Best of Washington party. We were joined by about 2,000 other guests and spent the evening enjoying delicious morsels and Patron loaded signature cocktails. We were transported to another world inspired by vintage travel; the decor was a mixture of “Around The World in 80 Days” and “Oriental Express.”

Come Fly with Me

We were greeted by Pan Am style flight attendants who immediately directed us towards the “ticket station” (more commonly known as the bar.)

flight attendant

Photo courtesy of Revamp

After knocking back our first cocktail we made our way through the food maze. There were so many delicious items I cannot pick a favorite but Brasserie Beck, Haute Dog & Fries, Bourbon Steak and Menomale were out of this world. At every turn there was a new sight to take in (they really nailed the travelling atmosphere) from caricatures, photos booths, specialty alcohol booths and even a Good Humor ice cream trolley.

Hello, Hello!

Molly’s dress is from Pieces and Mine is from Karen Millen

One stand-out booth was the vodka-infused lemonade stand that served 4 different  flavors; watermelon rosemary, strawberry basil, traditional lemonade and mint. The mint and strawberry basil were incredible.

Best of girls

We continuously ate and drank the night away, but managed to take a long enough break for some silly photos.

Say Cheese

The party continued at Graffito afterwards. We were still hungry after Best of (not sure how that is possible) so we ordered a Jersey Shore and an American Pie; the Jersey Shore was amazing (I inhaled it).

After Party

I highly recommend going next year, we had a ball! As you can see there was so much to experience; I don’t think this post can do it justice You will have to go experience it for yourself next year! Congratulations to all the restaurants and the Washingontian team on a fantastic job.

photo cred: Revamp

Photo courtesy of Revamp

PS My friends and I managed to make it on a couple of blogs’ coverage of the event. If you get a chance you should check them out, because their 200+ photos do the event more justice!


Happy Birthday America!

Hopefully you all enjoyed the Fourth of July festivities as much as my friends and I did yesterday. We spent the whole day celebrating our nation’s birthday and being O so ‘Murician.


At every Nats  game after the 4th inning there is a thing called the “President’s Race.” Abe, George, Teddy and FDR all race each other around the baseball diamond. This is definitely  one of my favorite parts of  the game. Luckily we were able to snag a quick picture with Abe before his big race. Fittingly,  George Washington, won yesterday’s President’s race, better luck next time Abe!


Our view from the behind homeplate at the Nats game. Winning the game was an extra bonus!

The Gang

The whole gang hanging out in the diamond club trying to escape the 90 degree heat.


We baked our girl, America, a very special birthday cake!

We ended the night by watching the fireworks exploding over the memorials. Hope you had a wonderful 4th!

P.S.- This PBR commercial is hilarious it makes me laugh every time I watch it, enjoy!