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Country-Inspired Dishes Draw on Unexpected Flavors

Country-Inspired Dishes Draw on Unexpected Flavors

By Zach Gordon Hoya Staff Writer Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 00:11 3.5/5 stars $$$ When heading to brunch before an afternoon at theNewseum, my friend and I ventured out to Penn Quarter to the new American restaurant Cedar. Inspired by rustic farmhouse food, Cedar blends new American[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Dive Bars

Dive Bars

Red Derby 3718 14th St. NW $$$$ Tucked away in Columbia Heights, Red Derby is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. Marked only by the red hat painted above its door, this restaurant-bar is notable for its cheap beer (cans only) and great happy hour, where every drink is[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
Selena Gomez Debuts More Mature, Dance-Worthy Hits

Selena Gomez Debuts More Mature, Dance-Worthy Hits

Child stars have a tendency to star to lose it as they blossom into adults. Whether they get mixed up in drugs (Lindsay), rebel against their parents (Miley) or just go insane (Amanda), it sometimes seems they all face the same fate. However, there are the lucky few that manage[Read More…]

by July 26, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Kanye West Breaks Musical Barriers With ‘Yeezus’

Kanye West Breaks Musical Barriers With ‘Yeezus’

Kanye West has gone mad. But, luckily for us, genius tends to border madness, at least in the music industry, and that can lead to some pretty great music. Yeezus is spectacular, strange and extravagant, withKanye proving to his listeners — and his haters — that he is still the best innovator in[Read More…]

by June 21, 2013 0 comments The Guide
A Summer of Tunes

A Summer of Tunes

My favorite thing about the summer isn’t that I’m done with classes or that it’s hot outside. In fact, I really don’t like either of those things. (Although the lack of classes does mean less work, which is always nice.) Instead of relaxing by the pool, I like to ride[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide
A Summer of Tunes

A Summer of Tunes

My favorite thing about the summer isn’t that I’m done with classes or that it’s hot outside. In fact, I really don’t like either of those things. (Although the lack of classes does mean less work, which is always nice.) Instead of relaxing by the pool, I like to ride[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide

The Deeper Meaning of Bubblegum Pop

No matter how old you are or where you come from, everyone should be able to see the value in pop music. I’m kind of joking, but there’s definitely a place for cheesy pop music in everyone’s life, and some of my favorite artists and songs have been mindless, radio-ready[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide

What It Takes to Stay Hot Thirty Years Later

Most people have one or two personal heroes — people that they look up to as figures to admire and emulate. Up until a year ago, this was the case for me, too; however, now I can safely say I have at least seven heroes — five of whom are[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Not Just the Artists You Thought You Knew

Airports are rarely fun. They’re packed full of random people moving in every which way, constantly searching for the food court to buy an $8.00 slice of pizza or those monitors with the departure/arrival and gate information. People are frantically rushing around hoping they’ll make their connections, swinging their bags[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Collaborative Masterpiece Boasts Positive Energy

Collaborative Masterpiece Boasts Positive Energy

Music doesn’t usually floor me the first time I listen to it; I might like some aspects of it, but it can take a while for an album to fully set in and wow me. Of course there’s the rare exception, but they’re few and far between — Radiohead’s Amnesiac,[Read More…]

by March 1, 2013 0 comments The Guide