Scottish Rite Temple
The regional headquarters of the Scottish Rite Freemasons, also known as the House of the Temple, is one of the most eye-catching...
St Augustine Catholic Church
Let the spirit move you at DC’s oldest black Catholic congregation. Clad in Kente cloth and sporting soloists just waiting to bust their...
Meridian International Center
Many people who have lived in Washington for years haven't even heard of Meridian House, which isn't surprising – this impressive...
Stetson's Famous Bar & Grill
Famous? Maybe. But Stetson's is a great bar, period: the floors are scuffed, the outdoor courtyard is packed with smokers, the staff are...
Ogle the glass cases bursting with creamy-frosted cakes and pies. The banoffee pie (a sublime banana-toffee mix) and date cupcake are...
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Chi-Cha Lounge information
On first thought, Arabic arguilehs (hookahs) and Andean food don't seem a felicitous combination, but Chi-Cha makes it work. Curl into velvet settees, nibble Ecuadorian tapas and order a pipe of Bahrainian fruit-and-honey-cured tobacco. A sort of double dose of swarthy clientele pays its respects as a result: Middle Eastern and South American accents are in evidence. Hookahs are available weekdays only.