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Top Blog Posts of the Week

Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.

Law Firm to the Cabinet Stars
Newspapers have been categorizing President Obama’s Cabinet and staff selections as Clintonites or Chicagoans. But there is one other connection that unites many.

Beyond Chocolates and Roses: Ten Quirky Things to Do on Valentine’s Day
Skip the flowers and box of chocolates, and make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one. We’ve listed ten ways to do just that by trying something new and exciting with that special someone.

Tables for Two: Valentine’s Day Menus in Washington
Still looking for the perfect spot to share a meal with that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Check out our list of local restaurants offering Valentine’s Day menus. Take our word for it: Forget the chocolates and teddy bears. Nothing says romance like a candlelit dinner for two.

What Really Happened at the Youth Ball?
The Youth Ball was one of the hottest inaugural tickets in town. But what happened that night at the Hilton ruined the evening for hundreds of attendees.

100 Best Restaurants: A Photo Slide Show
With the stock market down and the real estate market soft, dining advice matters more than ever. The places that earned a spot on our list of 100 Best Restaurants did so with memorable cooking. Check out our photo slideshow of the restaurants and dishes that wowed us this year–and are worth the splurge.

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