Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Win Passes to See Solo: A Star Wars Story


We're giving away five (5) admit-2 passes to see an advance preview of Lucasfilm Ltd.'s Solo: A Star Wars Story, starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. The IMAX 2D screening takes place on Monday, May 21st at Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum: It starts at 7:00 PM, but seats are first-come, first-served; so winners are encouraged to show up sooner than later (ideally between 5:15 PM and 5:45 PM.) Please note: No one may line up prior to 5:00 PM, and seating is not guaranteed. Fill in the entry form below, and we'll select five winners to receive a pass for two. Winners will be notified by e-mail. All entries must be received before May 17th at 11:59 PM EST, so act fast. Good luck!

Monday, May 14, 2018

Deadpool 2 Movie Review

Ryan Reynolds stars in Deadpool 2

Peter's Your Man

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: After surviving a near-fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Miami's hottest bartender, while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor - finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World's Best Lover. Directed by David Leitch.

Contest: Win One of 5 Digital Copies of Black Panther


We're giving away five (5) digital copies of Marvel Studios' Black Panther, and all you have to do is provide your name, email and mailing address... No trivia questions, running through hoops, etc.. How easy is that? We'll select five winners (one copy per household) and send your digital copy via USPS. All entries must be received by Thursday, May 17th at 11:59 PM EST, so act fast. Good luck!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Contest: Win Passes to See The Seagull


We're giving away 20 admit-2 passes to see an advance preview of Sony Pictures Classics' The Seagull, starring Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll, Billy Howle, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham and Brian Dennehy. The screening takes place on Tuesday, May 15th at Landmark E Street Cinema: It starts at 7:00 PM, but seats are first-come, first-served; so winners are encouraged to show up sooner than later (ideally between 5:45 PM and 6:15 PM.) Seating is not guaranteed. Fill in the entry form below, and we'll select 20 winners to receive a pass for two. Winners will be notified by e-mail. All entries must be received before May 11th at 11:59 PM EST, so act fast. Good luck!

Life of the Party Movie Review

Melissa McCarthy stars in Life of the Party

Full Velocity

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college... landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna - now Dee Rock - embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected. Directed by Ben Falcone.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

The Bombay Club Debuts New Mango-Inspired Dishes & Cocktails to Celebrate India’s Alphonso Fruit

Inside The Bombay Club (Photo: Greg Powers)

From our friends at The Bombay Club...

The Bombay Club is pleased to debut a collection of mango-inspired dishes and cocktails exclusively during dinner service. India’s Alphonso mango is a seasonal fruit, considered to be among the most superior varieties of the fruit in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. Executive Chef Nelish Singhvi has designed dishes to showcase this delicious treasure while they are in season. Specials are available a la carte, and include the Shrimp Malabar with mango chutney ($14), the Mango Fish Curry ($26) and the Mango Crème Brûlée ($10.)

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City Celebrates Mom All Weekend

Mommy and Me Afternoon at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City's fyve

From our friends at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City...

Enjoy an elegant brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City featuring the fresh flavors of spring coupled with live music. Dish highlights include a selection of artisan meats and cheeses, an elaborate seafood display, and a classic omelet station. Kids can enjoy a neighboring coloring station, children’s buffet, and a personal cake decorating station where they can design the perfect sweet treat for Mom. Mother’s Day brunch will be Sunday, May 13, from 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. $89 per person, $40 for children ages 4-12. Exclusive of tax and gratuity and includes complimentary valet parking.

The Habit Burger Grill Food Review II

The Habit Burger Grill's Golden Chicken Sandwich

Our first visit to Rockville's The Habit Burger Grill left (plenty of) room for improvement. A year later, familiar problems persist. In particular, the quality of food, which seems to have gotten even worse. Combined with a noisy kitchen, it's safe to say, this is one culinary habit worth breaking.

Tully Movie Review

Charlize Theron stars in Tully

You Only Live Twice

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: A new comedy from Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air") and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody ("Juno.") Marlo (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass.) Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis.)

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Israeli Newcomer Sababa Debuts Weekend Brunch Service May 12

Shakshuka at Sababa (Photo: Greg Powers)

From our friends at Sababa...

Award-winning restaurateur Ashok Bajaj of Knightsbridge Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the debut of weekend brunch service at his newest venture, Sababa, located at 3311 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Guests can now enjoy Executive Chef Ryan Moore’s “modern Israeli” cuisine, which draws inspiration from the Middle East. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday, from 11 AM to 3 PM.

It Happened Here! Alcatraz East Crime Museum Exhibit Highlights Tennessee


From our friends at Alcatraz East Crime Museum...

Tennessee’s Fascinating Crime History Will Be on Exhibit for a Year

From its earliest days, Tennessee has had a rich history of crime and justice, with stories known across the country. From local stories of moonshiners and vigilantes, to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that rocked the nation, those interested in learning more about the state’s notorious crime history can do so at the new temporary exhibit, “It Happened Here,” opening May 17, 2018.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Open Today: The Smith U Street


From our friends at The Smith Restaurant...

American Brasserie The Smith Brings New Family-Style Menu and Weekday Brunch to U Street

The Smith opens second location in Washington, DC

The Smith (www.thesmithrestaurant.com) is excited to announce the opening of its second location in Washington, DC at 1314 U Street, NW. The Smith brings its signature lively atmosphere to the vibrant U Street corridor, introducing a wide array of unique menu options from weekday brunch to a revamped cocktail menu.