The trio of friends who founded Kung Fu Tea nearly a decade ago did so after a disappointing experience at a bubble tea shop in NYC. They'd just come back from a trip to Taiwan, where they enjoyed the authentic treat on a regular basis, and were dismayed by the poor imitation they found at the cafe in Queens. So the buddies decided to do something about it. They opened Kung Fu Tea in New York, and since have expanded to include m...Read More
Politics & Prose serves as more than just a bookstore. The local business draws crowds for its author signings, writing classes, and other special events. So whether you're a bookworm who wants to meet your favorite author or a budding wordsmith yourself, Politics & Prose has something to tempt you.
The bookstore's schedule is jam-packed with events every day of the week. Coming up this summer, you can me...Read More
Every farmer at Takoma Park Farmers Market has at least one thing in common: they cultivate their crops and raise their meats within 125 miles of Takoma Park. That's part of the criteria to be included in this market, which is organized by folks who want their local food to actually come from local sources.
Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Laurel Avenue, these farmers line up behind booths stocked with...Read More
If you're a fan of indie artists who haven't hit the mainstream radio stations yet, The Fillmore in Silver Spring can introduce you to a few new ones. This intimate music venue can hold a couple thousand fans, but it feels like less given the setup of the space, a mix of standing room, high-top tables and stools, and traditional theater seating—depending on the vibe of the show.
Check out the upcoming ...Read More
You've probably heard of farm-to-table restaurants, but have you ever been to a nose-to-tail eatery? If the answer is no, then you're past due to check out Urban Butcher. It boasts an in-house butchery team that meticulously prepares all of the meat, including the signature rib steak. They dry-age the steaks for at least 60 days (sometimes more) and then grill them over a crackling fire to bring out their innate flavors. Read More