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Visiting Washington, DC

It had been a while since I’d spent any time in the Nation’s Capital, and even longer since I’ve visited the attractions, so when my niece, Alea, began college there, I thought it was the perfect time to spend a few days with her in Washington D.C. . I took an early morning flight to Washington Reagan airport. I was picked up at the airport by a friend and colleague I hadn’t seen in a while, Julia Coney. My first stop in DC was lunch at Brasserie Beck . Julia had been here and raved about it, but it was my first time. I decided to start with a cocktail and their Pear Ginger Fizz ( Ketel One Vodka , Pear Ginger Cinnamon Shrub, Honey Syrup, Soda Water, Lemon) was as good as it sounded. We shared the Roasted Farm Beet Salad, which included sheep’s milk feta and candied walnuts, and was topped with a maple walnut vinaigrette. It was perfect for the spring-like day. Julia raved about their burgers and decided to get one with the Belgian Frites, which come with