What Gina Rodriguez Got Wrong at the Golden Globes

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The Twitter surge matched Gina Rodriguez’s emotions when she accepted the Golden Globe for Best Actress for her leading role in the CW comedy Jane the Virgen. Choking back tears, she declared: “This award is so much than myself. It represents a culture that wants to see themselves as heroes.” Unlike everyone on my Twitter […]

New Year, New Menu at Cuba Libre

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I love classics but am always intrigued when a creative mind can pull off a twist that is at once convincing and fresh. That’s what executive chef Matt Zagorski accomplished with his updated menu at Cuba Libre restaurant in Washington, D.C. I had the opportunity to savor his creations right before President Obama announced the beginning […]

Something To Do: Sushi School at Masa 14

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Bored of the same boozy brunch each week? Is the thermostat not your friend because it’s getting too butt cold or sweltering hot to be outdoors? Couples, how about adding some pizazz into your marriage routine that’s not the run of the mill “dinner and a movie”? Singles, how about a cool first date? These […]

#ThxBirthControl. There I Said It.

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I remember asking my mom about birth control when I was seventeen. We were in the kitchen and I was helping to set the table–edging out Lil’ Sis so that I wouldn’t have to clean up after our meal. I was brave and daring. After all, she was chopping our salad ingredients with a ginsu […]

Mi Casa es Su Casa. Actually, You Can HAVE it.

“Women, then, have not had a dog’s chance of writing poetry. That is why I have laid so much stress on money and a room of one’s own.” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own “$400!,” I shrieked. Yellow, the Golden Retriever, poked his head up from his perennial sleep. It can’t be. I […]