Weekend Buzz: Salted Cookies, Mint Must-Haves, & The Best Brews

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Listen up, dear reader, because we've got the ultimate Saturday shopping soiree for you. Last Call by Neiman Marcus is teaming up with local blogger Kara of Politics of Pretty to offer discounts on Kara's favorite spring picks, plus bites and drinks. (Last Call)
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We're always in the mood for a little something sweet, and these salted chocolate-chip cookies (yes, salted!) hit the spot. And, thanks to this so-easy recipe, we can impress the socks off our friends this weekend. (Cupcakes For Breakfast)
Now that it's officially spring, we're fully entrenched in making our warm-weather wish lists. Besides the usual shorts and swimsuits, we're totally crushing on mint hues this season — the bright-yet-soft color offers that perfect pop. (A Lacey Perspective)
When it comes to local resto recommendations, no one knows the lay of the land better than the chefs behind the delicacies. Find out where the District's best cooks go for a nosh when they're off the clock, and start planning your future meals. (Eater)
It's no secret that we love a good brewski, so come Sunday afternoon you know where to find us: The D.C. Beer Festival. Malt and hops will be taking over the Nats' ballpark for the inaugural event, which also boasts live music and pairing classes. (Event Brite)
Photos: Courtesy of Cupcakes for Breakfast; A Lacey Perspective
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