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Spicing Up the Basics

At Oyamel, José Andrés masters yet another cuisine: modern Mexican. The restaurant, which opened its doors in March 2007, is in the heart of Penn Quarter and just a few blocks away from several of Andrés’ other tasty restaurants. Oyamel serves up mouthwatering modern interpretations of urban Mexican food. And, like any José Andrés menu, the food is innovative without sacrificing[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Greek Eatery Dishes Up Smokey Pairings

Greek Eatery Dishes Up Smokey Pairings

With a bustling bar and a smoky aroma, it is evident right when you walk through the doors of “Top Chef” personality Mike Isabella’s new restaurant, Kapnos, that this place was designed to exceed expectations. Isabella, who also owns the Italian-inspired Graffiato and used to own the modern Mexican Bandolero, opened the doors to Kapnos,[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Finding Feminism in Fashion

Finding Feminism in Fashion

Who is The Man Repeller? Who is the woman behind the blog that five million people come to each day for fashion inspiration, dating advice or a mere chuckle? In her new book, Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls., successful blogger Leandra Medine comes out from behind the screen to reveal the real girl underneath those M.C.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments The Guide
New York Met Showcases the Fashionable Side of Punk

New York Met Showcases the Fashionable Side of Punk

Punk is more than just a style. It is more than just ripped-up denim, studded leather and garishly colored hair. Punk was — and still is — a way of life, an attitude embraced by those seeking to provoke and outrage the bourgeoisie tastes and convictions of their contemporaries. Just[Read More…]

by June 28, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Daft Punk Goes Old School With Futuristic Hits

Daft Punk Goes Old School With Futuristic Hits

3/5 stars Daft Punk’s heavily anticipated album, Random Access Memories, is a musical oxymoron that while taking a heavy back step to the past, simultaneously propels the music industry into the future. Although many of the dance beats resemble those that parents boogied down to, there is no doubt Daft Punk’s[Read More…]

by May 28, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Hit Show’s Return Falls Short of Expectations

Hit Show’s Return Falls Short of Expectations

3/5 Stars Just as the second season of the hit series “Girls” premiered on HBO, it snagged two Golden Globes: one for Best Television Series — Comedy or Musical and the other awarded to writer/producer/director/actor Lena Dunham for Best Performance by Actress in a Television Series — Comedy or Musical.[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

No Doubt Will “Push and Shove” Its Way to the Top 40

After an 11 year hiatus, the infamous nineties punk rock/pop band No Doubt is back and ready to regain their status atop the charts with the release of Push and Shove. While band members Gwen Stefani, Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal and Adrian Young are the same talents that delivered many ska-influenced radio hits, this is[Read More…]

by October 5, 2012 0 comments The Guide