Top TWO Burgers in DC

There is nothing quite like having a mind blowing burger.  Burgers are such “normal” foods but when you get a good one, it can really blow your mind.  After six years eating my way around DC, I have finally decided that my top two favorite burgers areeeee…. …drum roll please… 1. Duke’s Grocery This is…

Hana Japanese Market DC

There are two food related things that make me an incredibly happy lady: 1) farmers markets 2) international food markets.  Surprisingly, even though DC is quite the international hub, it is lacking international markets in the city itself.  Of course there is a big chain of Korean/ Asian super markets outside of the city in…

DC Going Out Guide

Happy Hour: The Front Page (Dupont)If you like the Young Professional + sports bar sort of vibe.. this is the spot for you.  Their Happy Hour is from 4-8 pm Monday through Friday and they have beer, wine, rail drinks and margaritas for all under $5!  They also have a $5 food menu which isn’t too shabby…

A Beginners Guide to EATING in SF

Here are some of my favorite restaurants back home in good ol’ San Francisco Hog Island Oysters(Located in the Embarcadero)- What’s better than sitting on the bay, watching the ferries arrive and enjoying the best clam chowder and oysters. Citrus Club(Located on Haight Street)- This whole in the wall noodle shop has the most amazing…

Gracie’s GRAND GUIDE to Paris

Seeing as I have been in Paris for the last 4 months, I have done most of the tourist-y/sightseeing-y things in Paris.  This is my GRAND GUIDE TO PARIS for all things tourist.  1. Musée D’Orsay Honestly, this is the best museum in Paris.  I think its worth it to go the the Louvre to take a…