February 2016: 100 Very Best Restaurants

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100 Very Best Restaurants in Washington

We visited 300-plus restaurants to bring you our (ranked!) appraisal. By Ann Limpert, Todd Kliman, Anna Spiegel, and Cynthia Hacinli.

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Life after The Real Housewives of D.C. has been anything but glamorous for the White House gatecrasher. We see how he's doing. Photograph by Christopher Lane.
Life after The Real Housewives of D.C. has been anything but glamorous for the White House gatecrasher. We see how he’s doing now, and what he has planned next. Photograph by Christopher Lane.

Tareq Salahi’s Next Act

Life after The Real Housewives of D.C. has been anything but glamorous for the White House gatecrasher. By Luke Mullins.

The Fall of a Megachurch

Over four decades, a Gaithersburg church became a global evangelical empire—the center of a cloistered world many locals knew nothing about. Then things went terribly wrong. By Tiffany Stanley.

How to Hold a Pencil

Occupational therapy, once an obscure discipline, has become a go-to—and controversial—child-development solution. By Jill Pellettieri.

In This Issue

We got a peek inside the Sterling, Va., warehouse where some $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies are stored.
We got a peek inside the Sterling, Va., warehouse where some $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies are stored.

Capital Comment

The Newseum’s odd-couple marriage with the FBI . . . GOP strategists come to terms with Trump . . . Selling off DC’s “Little Rome”. . . Washington’s most delicious fundraiser.

Behind the Scenes

Inside the secret warehouse chock-full of Girl Scout cookies.

Where & When

The 20 performances, exhibits, and other things worth your time this month.

Nicholas Bell, with Gabriel Dawe's "Plexus A1," has proved crafts can draw crowds. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Nicholas Bell, with Gabriel Dawe’s “Plexus A1,” has proved crafts can draw crowds. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

IQ

Interview The Renwick’s curator on the relaunched museum’s hot new exhibit.
Education We should stop talking down to teachers.
Washington Read How Washington became Mad Men on the Potomac.
Media What journalism’s new entry-level job means for the future of media.

Take a trip down to the self-proclaimed "capital of the South"--just a few hours away from DC. Photograph courtesy of Need Supply Co.
Take a trip down to the self-proclaimed “capital of the South”–just a few hours away from DC. Photograph courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Life

The New J. Crew? Four stores aiming to dominate men’s closets.
Summer Camps The camp trends of 2016.
Take It Off Laser hair removal is less expensive but still not for everyone.
Neighborhood Guide The best of Anacostia.
Beyond the Beltway How to do Richmond, Washington style.
First Person “What do I owe you?” A cabbie’s unexpected reply.

The owner of the Old Lucketts Store, a vintage-furniture haven, transformed an 18th-century Shenandoah manor into a cozy country retreat. Photograph by Dan Chung.
The owner of the Old Lucketts Store, a vintage-furniture haven, transformed an 18th-century Shenandoah manor into a cozy country retreat. Photograph by Dan Chung.

Home

House Tour Inside the 18th-century manor designed by one of Washington’s favorite vintage-furniture mavens.
Vacation Properties The best ways to find renters to pay off your beach house.
Pets Our guide to adoption, pet sitters, and how humans should behave at the vet.

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