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Going Out Gurus: January 6, 2008 - January 12, 2008

What's in a Date?

Washington, D.C.: I'm sure you get this all the time, but I have a first date this weekend. We're both 30-somethings who haven't dated in a while. I'm not feeling hip, but I'd like something more interesting than a suburban...

By Julia Beizer  |  January 11, 2008; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Finally, Beer in Foggy Bottom

Here's some news that George Washington students (and Foggy Bottom office workers) have been waiting for: Tonic at Quigley's has finally received its liquor license and will begin serving alcohol tonight....

By Fritz Hahn  |  January 10, 2008; 4:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

We're counting down the minutes until 2 a.m. on January 27, when Dr. Dremo's Taphouse closes its doors to the public forever. Allow us to get nostalgic for a second: The place opened in 1993 as Bardo Rodeo, one of...

By Fritz Hahn  |  January 10, 2008; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Fake and Bake

Today's Food section explores the wild and crazy world of mock meats. No longer limited to school cafeterias, mock meats -- most made from gluten -- are becoming more popular and bearing stronger resemblances to the real thing. Though I've...

By Erin  |  January 9, 2008; 12:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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News to Digest

Since last week's News to Digest focused on this year's upcoming openings, I thought it fitting to point out a few recent closures around town, along with a departure. Shaw's Pyramids, which was open late on weekends, serving fragrant Moroccan...

By Erin  |  January 9, 2008; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Final Jeopardy

A mix of irreverent trivia questions, a heavy dose of pop culture and a sharp-as-a-tack audience of Hill wonks have made Quizzo my favorite weekly quiz night in D.C. since September 2001, but founder, quizmaster and former "Jeopardy!" contestant Neal...

By Fritz Hahn  |  January 8, 2008; 2:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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Eight Flicks is Enough

Aside from the Oscar-caliber films currently toiling for moviegoers' (and award-givers') attention, almost everything in cineplexes at this time of year is complete dreck. (Look no farther than "Meet the Spartans" for evidence of this fact.) But fear not, desperate...

By Jen Chaney  |  January 8, 2008; 9:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Movies  
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On Stage in January

This month, local theaters show us a hard look at the police force as well as the No Child Left Behind initiative. Two brothers struggle to understand one another with the help of rhythmic poetry, and in a world premiere,...

By Erin  |  January 7, 2008; 3:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Free and Easy

Every Monday, the Going Out Gurus suggest ways to enjoy Washington's cultural scene without spending any money. Have an idea for us? Send it to events@washingtonpost.com. Monday Alex Hassan at the Kennedy Center Pianist Alex Hassan calls his act "Novelty...

By Fritz Hahn  |  January 7, 2008; 3:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Comings and Goings

Usually, exhibits with Japanese themes build to a crescendo around Cherry Blossom time, but this year, it looks like the celebration came early. Several of January's most promising exhibitions highlight Japanese techniques, but obsessive artwork, collector-selected pieces and live frogs...

By Julia Beizer  |  January 7, 2008; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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