Born and raised in Tennessee but now call Washington, DC home.
Former fat kid who loves finding great neighborhood restaurants and bars.
I'm thinking of hiking the Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu in mid-October. I've read that the weather can start to be unpredictable during this time and I'm wondering if any of you have ever been there during this time and what was your experience? See More
Not sure how you feel about Thai food but one of the most memorable dinners I've had recently was at Little Serow. Just be aware that they do not take reservations so I recommend having an early dinner and showing up at 5:00 pm. My second favorite... See More
If you can make it over to the Shaw neighborhood I recommend checking out Compass Coffee. The owners have a great story and are super nice. They roast the beans in house and have several blends to choose from. See More
I generally recommend people stay at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. It's a brand new hotel and only a short walk from Chinatown as well as the new CityCenterDC where you will find shops and restaurants. Another great... See More
It's pretty easy to get anywhere in the city from the convention center area but there are also several good places to eat within walking distance. One of my long time favorite places in that area is Brasserie Beck. For a slightly higher end... See More
My favorite food trucks in DC are: Lemongrass Truck for the roast pork salad and bubble tea, DC Slices for a late night post club slice of pizza, Peruvian Brothers for Pan con Asado, , Rocklands BBQ for obviously BBQ pork and Mac and cheese, SUNdeVICH for creative and... See More
I would put Graceland on this list. It's almost impossible to describe the over the top style that Elvis loved and how the mansion is decorated. Also every August tens of thousands gather in Memphis for Elvis Week with the main attraction being... See More
There are a number of places in DC that can be good for a group of 8 guys. To start off with a general recommendation, I would say check out any of the restaurants along 14th Street NW between N st and U st. You will definitely want to make a reservation in this area... See More
In addition to The Source which has been mentioned, other options downtown would include Central Michel Richard and Graffiato. Also check out all the new places on 14th St NW in Logan Circle. My favorites... See More
In addition to all the great places that have been recommended, I would add Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar. They have a nice upstairs lounge area for happy hour. If you are in the mood for strong vodka drinks, then check out Russia House.... See More