Lisa Miller

Musical bakes horror into meat pies

The real scares will come the night after Halloween, when the demon barber of Fleet Street comes to campus. Starting Thursday night, a Marvin Center stage will transform into a bloodthirsty barber’s shop for “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” – a musical teeming with gore, angst and cannibalism. Popularized by a 2007 […]

Fuego Cocina y Tequileria brings the heat

Correction appended For a quick Mexican fix, Chipotle may suffice, but for an authentic experience, Fuego Cocina y Tequileria promises flavor and fun. Passion Food Hospitality, the group that brought Burger, Tap & Shake and District Commons to Foggy Bottom, brought a carefully crafted menu and locally sourced cuisine to Clarendon, Va. with an official […]

Spilling the (coffee) beans

When the need for caffeine kicks in, the Gelman Library Starbucks and Ivory Tower’s Dunkin’ Donuts can provide a quick fix. But for a better brew outside of the campus rush, head to one of these coffee shops. Best for black coffee: Chinatown Coffee Co. Best for a quiet escape: Ebenezers Coffeehouse Best for baked […]

Googling for political victory

When Max Nunes arrived at Google’s District headquarters for his second day on the political advertising team, he put on painting clothes and got to business. By the end of the day, after painting a giant American flag across their office wall, Nunes and his teammates had sufficiently bonded with one another, ready for the […]