News & Politics Online Chats

Read our chat transcripts and see the schedules for upcoming online chats about food, entertainment, shopping, weddings, and more.

Upcoming chats:

  • A wedding chat about music, Thursday, June 26 at 11 AM. Submit questions here.
  • Kliman Online, Tuesday, June 24 at 11 AM. Submit a question here.
  • A home renovation chat with Diary of a Fixer-Upper columnist Heather Goss, Wednesday, June 25 at noon. Submit a question here.

Kliman Online | Food & Drink | Arts & Entertainment | Weddings

Kliman Online: Where can you get a three-star experience at one-star prices? Which hot new restaurant merits the scorching hype? Todd will tell you how in his weekly chat. Read his full chat archives here. 

Tuesday, June 17 at 11 AM
Todd chatted about the best potato chips in town (you might be surprised), good happy hours with food, and glasses of wine that cost more than an entree. 

Tuesday, June 10 at 11 AM
Todd chatted about Bethesda's new burger spot, H Street's Sticky Rice, and the three must-eat-at Best Bargain restaurants.

Food & Drinks: Everybody from pastry chefs to food book authors to mixologists come into the offices to do special foodie chats. Read the full chat archives here.

Brunch Chat
Three chefs chatted about all things brunch. 

Greg Engert of Rustico Talks Beer
Engert, Rustico's beer director, a veteran of the Brickskeller in Dupont Circle, and now a partner in the Neighborhood Restaurant Group's newest venture, a beer-focused restaurant on 14th Street NW, chats all things beer.

Arts & Entertainment: Chats with bands, artists, bartenders, and more from the DC area.
The full chat archives are here.

Music Club Bookers
We lined-up a roundtable with three local talent bookers—Daniel Brindley of Jammin' Java, Vicki Savoula of the Black Cat and Steve Lambert of the Rock and Roll Hotel, DC9 and the Red and the Black. They discussed their start as talent agents and told us who their favorite—and least favorite—bands are to work with.

Travis Morrison
The former lead singer of DC's Dismemberment Plan talked about his solo music, playing the Black Cat, and why he moved to Brooklyn.

Weddings: Wedding planners, caterers, florists and more take all your wedding-related questions. The full archives can be read here.

Wedding Planner Chat with Jen Stiebel of SoCo Events
Wedding planner Jen Stiebel of SoCo Events in Rockville swung by to answer your questions about top bridal-gown styles of the season and outlined some of the "and guest" rules.She was so intent on giving thoughtful replies to brides- and grooms-to-be that she stayed an extra 30 minutes!

Wedding Invitation Chat With the Owners of Haute Papier
Want your wedding guests to treasure their invitation for as long after the event as they treasure the memories? Sarah Meyer Walsh and Erin Miller might be your new best friends.