Magda Nakassis

MAGDA Nakassis is a writer and editor born and bred in DC and surrounds. She enjoys the landscaped gardens of Dumbarton Oaks in spring, sweaty Fort Reno shows in summer, explosive Woolly Mammoth theatre in autumn, and a stiff drink at the Raven in winter—or any time of year, actually.

Silver SpringWashington DC

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Magda's Features
Make-out Spots In DC
Hankering for some good-old smooching? Magda Nakassis (aka Ladyface) shares her favorite DC places for mouth on mouth action. Open wide...   

Fort Reno
It's the highest point in the city, it was involved in the only DC Civil War battle, it's... Fort Reno Park! Break out the bubbly!

Magda's Reviews & Comments
Toyland 6/14/2011
Toyland is closed.
TenPenh 6/13/2011
TenPenh is closing on June 30, 2011.
Rock Creek Restaurant 12/20/2010
Rock Creek is closing on January 1, 2011.
Palace of Wonders 10/13/2010
The Palace of Wonders and the Red & the Black have merged to become the Red Palace.
Del Merei Grill 9/1/2010
Del Merei Grill is closing September 24, 2010.

Magda's Radars Parkway Deli
Hidden Family Cooking
3/4/2011 Restaurants, Upper Rock Creek Park — Considering its out-of-the-way location (just north of Rock Creek Park, tucked into a residential ne...

Katzen Arts Center
Artsy Playground
3/2/2011 Landmarks, Tenleytown / Friendship Heights — Art and artsy students at American Univ...

Dangerously Delicious Pies
High Pie Time
10/21/2010 Shopping, The Hill — An export from Baltimore's Federal Hill, Dangerously Delicious is a pie shop offering savory and swe...

The Hour
High-Class Drinkin' Wares
10/19/2010 Shopping, Old Town (South) — Okay, so you started off with a collection of souvenir shot glasses. Then you graduated to stem glas...

Lovin' Spoonfuls
10/13/2010 Shopping, Dupont Circle / Adams Morgan — With new locations in Bethesd...

Submitted Listings

Washington DC
1500 Market After the apocalypse, you'll be safe at this convenience store.
8407 Kitchen Bar "Organic-Modern" American from ex-Nicaro.
Acacia Bistro Small plates and wine from the Wellness Cafe folks.
Acqua Al 2 From San Diego via Florence, feast on rustic pasti/antipasti.
Agora Turkish meyhane with plenty of char-grilled small plates.