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DC's rising food stars predict the next big thing

Italian-Korean fusion, "weird" pop-ups, and "pickled everything on everything" will elevate D.C.'s food scene in the next year.
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Behind the success of DC's unstoppable food incubator, Union Kitchen

Union Kitchen's cofounder says its businesses have collectively generated $40 million in revenue. And it's about to triple in size.
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Elevation Q&A: Rich Bradley, executive director of the Downtown DC BID

Bradley's stepping down from his nearly two decades on the job as executive director of the Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District. We spoke with him about D.C.'s transformation.
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Beer in DC: better than ever, thanks to "co-opetition"

With four production breweries in the District and many new brewpubs open or soon to open, it's fair to say that D.C. is experiencing a microbrewery megaboom. But rather than pit new brews against each other, success seems to lift all brews.
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East-of-the-river residents hunger for new dining options

In wards 7 and 8, there are only a handful of sit-down restaurants for almost 150,000 people. Change is slowly coming, but here's what we can do better. Paging all entrepreneurial restaurateurs: your opportunity is here.
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National spotlight: Alleyways become pathways to urban revitalization

From D.C. to Seattle,  alleys are being reinvented as people-friendly spaces. Often perceived as dirty and dangerous, alleys are moving beyond garbage and garages to become havens for pedestrians, public art and small business.
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Seven free apps to help you (re)discover DC

Seeing D.C. through all fresh eyes just takes a quick download.
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The space equation: Where can a humble food producer get started?

When the chef's away, these food entrepreneurs come out to...work. They're taking the sharing economy to the next level, by splitting space (often for free) in exchange for menu items or equipment.
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Sochi 2014: Where to drink (and eat) like a Russian in DC

As Sochi gets ready to kick off the 2014 Winter Games, you can eat like a Russian (or like a former member of the U.S.S.R.) by hitting up one of these D.C. spots.
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Do you know all these secret codes, insider tips and underground hangouts?

It's the tenth anniversary of National Treasure (yeah, that movie with Nic Cage). But secret messages on the back of the Declaration of Independence are so passe. Check out these real secrets in and around D.C., then impress your friends.
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Vegans of color spread the healthy living gospel

Chefs and restaurant owners are finding that their clientele is growing steadily more diverse. Here are three business owners following that trend to success.
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Cyberspace connects DC with the businesses next door

The Internet brings the world to your door. But local businesses are using the Web to attract customers from just around the corner.
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#Foodinthecity draws crowd to Union Market, hungry for discussion

The second event in Elevation DC's speaker series, in partnership with Smart Growth America, brought a crowd to discuss how food and restaurants reshape neighborhoods.
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