“If you spill a drink on the floor, do you look for a broom? No, [then] the same common sense should be applied to family planning.” That is the opening salvo of Diatribes by Josh’s blog post: Rethinking Responsibility: Reflections on Sex and Accountability.
After watching a laughably bad Sandra Bullock movie, Alyssa Rosenberg explains why we need to forever jettison the America’s Sweetheart label. If for no other reason, it “gives actresses permission to appear in all sorts of mediocre junk with the expectation that we ought to like it simply on… the strength of their personal charm.”
The Bitches who Brunch* recently sampled the Sunday offerings of Birch & Barley (winner of the 2010 Washington Restaurant Association RAMMY Award for Best New Restaurant, congratulations to the Neighborhood Restaurant Group) and found their experience worthy of an A+.
…Sadly, the same cannot be said of Capitol Bites’ experience with the new H Street spot Biergarten Haus. However, she is not completely soured on the recently opened beer garden as she concludes “there is nowhere to go but up.”
Top Chef DC premiers this evening** and since Bravo TV no longer has a need for a Kalorama area mansion, it was placed on the market and sold this week. Wanna closer look inside? Urban Turf has all the details and pictures.
Are you headed to the annual BlogHer Convention? Scary Mommy was kind enough to write a guide about what to expect while you’re there.
* I readily admit that I get too much joy from typing the name of that blog.
** I spent the better part of an hour on the Google looking for local restaurants hosting a Top Chef Premier Party and/or bloggers who had kindly collated a list of them. The pickings where shockingly slim – you would think that any reasonable restaurant would be tripping over themselves to gather a group of die-hard foodies on a Wednesday night – and I couldn’t find one list of places so I wrote one for anyone who is sufficiently curious.