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Made the trip to Union Market yet? The gleaming, reincarnated, indoor food market off of Florida Avenue NE is a veritable playground for, well, anyone with taste buds. It’s all too easy to while away a couple hours perusing this ginormous warehouse filled with artisanal food and drinks, from pickles to chocolate milk to empanadas.
Even if you've already explored a bit, a lot has changed since the market's doors opened in September. The adorable Salt & Sundry lifestyle boutique is open for business, as is mixologist extraordinaire Gina Chersevani's new soda shop.
Even better? Now the market is open five days a week for all your shopping needs. Coming soon: Co Co. Sala's new chocolate boutique, a contemporary American restaurant from New York chef John Mooney — who plans to grow produce in a rooftop garden on site — and maybe even a reopened Capital City Diner, the beloved late-night greasy spoon formerly in Trinidad (it was purchased by Union Market's developers in April).
While the market will continue to evolve, we’ve got some hints to help you make the most of your next visit. Read on for the how-to, whether you're checking off items for your fridge, your holiday shopping list, or your own personal foodie bucket list.
Where: 1309 5th Street NE; no phone.
Hilary Duff sure has come a long way since her Disney days. Now a noted Brooklyn mom, she's traded her Limited Too-sourced Lizzie McGuire looks for elevated, colorful separates and playful prints. One thing that hasn’t changed since we were 12? We still want to steal her outfit. Over the weekend, Duff headed to brunch read
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