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The savory side of Washington, D.C.

During a short trip to the nation’s capital last month, I had four dining experiences that represented very distinct cultures and approaches to food.

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Is Washington, D.C. the capital of cupcakes?

When I was in Washington, D.C. last week, it seemed like no matter where I was in the city, there was a cupcake shop nearby. I unexpectedly managed to visit two of the top shops in the DC area.

After wrapping up a business meeting in Georgetown, I had some time to walk around the area. My friend had told me that I visit Georgetown Cupcake. I asked my DC colleagues about it, and they recommended that I visit Baked and Wired instead.

When I headed out on my own, I had the address of Baked and Wired but no map or directions so I didn’t think I would find it. But after walking for a few minutes, I found myself right in front of the shop.

I loved the way they display the baked goods under glass–especially the cupcakes.

Cupcake and other baked goods on display counter at Baked and Wires in Washington, D.C.

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