MFP Destinations: A Guide to Washington, D.C.

Only three-ish hours away from Miami by plane, Washington, D.C. is one of our favorite weekend getaways. There are two reasons we usually find ourselves there every year:

1. Some of our best friends live there.
2. Flights are cheap.

Back in April, we made our way back to the nation’s capital for a different reason: to eat. Beyond the free museums, parks and other historic attractions, there’s a ton of great food and libations just waiting to be consumed. We discovered that firsthand as we devoured thousands upon thousands of calories for the sake of research.

While we could have easily just eaten ourselves to death on the trip, we tried to balance things out with a few non-food activities. Below, you’ll find the fruits of our labor.

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Bazaar Mar: Brickell’s New Seafood Destination

We’ve been food bloggers for almost three years now, and there’s one meal that stays with us: dinner at The Bazaar by José Andrés. Not only was it a feast for our taste buds, but it was also a feast for our eyes. When it comes to presentation and flavor, the Spanish restaurant holds nothing back.

Bazaar Mar, the chef’s latest Bazaar concept, continues this playfulness with a focus on seafood. The plates are just as vibrant, the cocktails are just as inventive, and the ambiance is just as playful as its sister property. Here, dinner is more than a meal — it’s an experience.

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Miami Food Pug Goes to D.C.

Miami Food Pug Goes to D.C.

Geoff here.

Here at Miami Food Pug, eating is just one of our many passions. Another big one is traveling.

I recently went to Washington D.C. to visit some old friends and see the sights. In between the requisite sightseeing, I ate – a lot. Belgian food, Mediterranean food, donuts… a little of everything. If you’re traveling to D.C. anytime soon, I highly recommend you swing by the following places. You’ll be glad you did.

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