barrel oak winery [delaplane, va]



barrel oak winery‘s motto is “real people. real passion. real virginia wine.” there is definitely a friendly, low-key, familial feel to this winery and i’m so thankful that it’s only an hours drive from dc. we spent this past saturday in their adorable cabin-style wine area snacking, laughing and imbibing some pretty tasty wines. i was partial to the Continue reading “barrel oak winery [delaplane, va]”


weekend in dc


last weekend was spent hanging out with friends and trying out some new [to us] places. friday we metup with some friends for fancy cocktails at a cool little bar on 14th + u, quarter + glory. on saturday, after a failed attempt to attend an outdoor festival at yards park, we happily ended up at blue jacket for beers + bar snacks.

sunday, zach and i were on a mission in search of wood and other materials for two projects we’re working on at home. we decided to checkout community forklift in hyattesville, md. on our way, we stopped at vigilante coffee to pickup some coffee and pastries [the pretty star-shaped pastry is a kouign-amann, basically sugar, butter and heaven]. we topped off the weekend with a late-night oyster stop in our hood at eat the rich, a place we’ve been meaning to try since moving back to dc 5 months ago.

to me, there’s no better way to spend a weekend than by exploring new places in and near our city.


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