Weekend Buzz: Precious Pups, Summer Recipes, & Dining Guides



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Want to admire some of the most beautiful women of our time? The Sofitel is teaming up with photographer Gilles Bensimon to show off his shots of gorgeous female subjects (think Charlize Theron and the like). The images are on display at the hotel's Ici Urban Bistro through July 1. (Sofitel)

Calling all pet lovers! We know you've considered introducing a furry friend to your home, and now is the time. The New York Avenue Adoption Center is offering a name-your-price event today, so you can rescue needy cats and dogs without the usual fee. (DCist)

It's officially maxi-dress season. And while the summer wardrobe staple is cropping up in all kinds of colors and prints, we're partial to this clean and classic look. (A Lacey Perspective)

It's official: Cherry blossom season is so over, and it's time for strawberries to take center stage. We're already plotting snacks with these easy (and healthy!) recipes. (Washingtonian)

WaPo's 2013 Spring Dining Guide is out, and venerable resto critic Tom Sietsema is taking a look back at 13 District spots he's reviewed. Find out the best places to get your grub on, and what restaurants to avoid. (Washington Post)


Photos: Courtesy of Sofitel; A Lacey Perspective