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Restock Your Fridge at The Esplanade at Potomac Gourmet Market

A few groceries, a bottle of wine, and maybe a quick lunch. Potomac Gourmet Market has it all, and it’s just one quick, convenient stop in the National Harbor. You could certainly get a bulk of your pantry goods and fresh foods at Potomac Gourmet Market, but the magic is in the store’s beer and wine selection. It rivals any…

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Bring a Sweet Tooth to Peeps & Company in the National Harbor

If you think Peeps are just for your Easter basket, you haven’t been to Peeps & Company in the National Harbor. This candy-filled wonderland has every seasonal Peep marshmallow product you could ever want, plus tons of other sweet treats, merchandise, and candy-themed apparel. Find all of the Just Born brands at Peeps & Company, including spicy Hot Tamales, fruity…

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Valentine’s Day Recipes for a Sweet (and Savory) February 14

A bouquet of red roses, a day at the spa, a framed photo of the two of you… Any of the above would make a fine Valentine’s Day gift, but everyone knows that the most direct way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! So if there’s one day out of the year to get in the kitchen, roll up…

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What’s Your Favorite Treat at Desserts by Gerard?

The Grand Hotel in France. The Key Biscayne in Miami. Jean-Louis Restaurant in D.C. These are just a few of the renowned kitchens that pastry chef Gerard Huet has called home over the course of his 45-year career. As the man at the helm of Desserts by Gerard, he brings all of this experience to each treat that he and…

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