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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Baltimore Restaurant Week: Through Aug. 4

Choose from 70+ restaurants participating in Baltimore Restaurant Week, which features three-course meals for $30.13 and less. Read »

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Zephaniah Farm Vineyard

We went to Zephaniah Farm Vineyard for a wine tasting. They sat us down -- at... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Jul 22, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Pretzels at the Julius Sturgis Factory

DIY Pretzels at the Julius Sturgis Factory

At Julius Sturgis Pretzel Factory, you can make your very own pretzels and take a tour of the original factory, which dates back to 1861. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

You should just book your room now for the always-entertaining Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival -- it's really that good. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:04 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Das Leben ist Schon at the Maryland German Festival

Celebrate German heritage via food, music and beer (of course) at the Maryland German Festival, July 27-28 in Timonium, Md. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Linganore Winecellars in Mount Airy, Md., will host its first Taste of Linganore festival Aug. 11, where more 20 restaurants, caterers and food trucks will dish up food to pair with Linganore wines. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Mountain Cove Vineyards

Mountain Cove Vineyards is tucked far away from the normal wear and glare of the... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Mountain Cove Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Mountain Cove Vineyards

A half-hour south of Charlottesville, Va., you'll find the one-man operation of Mountain Cove Vineyards. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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By Sean Cudahy

Alexandria Food & Wine Fest: June 22

Alexandria Food & Wine Fest: June 22

Taste signature eats from Alexandria restaurants such as Clyde's, Caprese Mexican Grill and Theismann's Restaurant. Read »

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Barboursville: Wine Among Ruins

Barboursville Vineyard doesn't just have a Northern Italy-inspired aesthetic; it... See Full Gallery »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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