Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘After Elizabeth: Can the Monarchy Save Itself?’ 

January 10, 2024

A brash young author offers dubious advice to the crown.    “After Elizabeth” purports to be the first life-saving buoy tossed to a drowning monarchy. “We’ve been conning ourselves,” writes […]

Auction Block, Oct. 2023 

October 5, 2023

October’s auction block is full of fascinating pieces, including an ostrich leather Hermés Birkin handbag, an Andy Warhol screen print, an original Man Ray photograph at Christie’s, and an intriguing […]

Washingtonians Celebrate Coronation with High Tea

May 8, 2023

The perfect high tea begins with a three-tiered serving platter filled with savories and sweets. It includes, of course, perfectly brewed pots of tea to be poured into delicate tea […]

High-Energy Dressed to Kilt Fashion Show Celebrates 20 Years

May 2, 2023

What do a fish, a falcon, a dog, a SEAL, an umbrella, an Oscar statue and a swimming pool in a hotel where the Beatles once stayed have in common? […]

Four Seasons Offers Royal Tea; Named #1 Hotel in Washington

February 23, 2023

Georgetown’s Four Seasons Hotel — the only Four Seasons in Washington, D.C. — has brought back high tea on Saturday. At the same time, it was awarded “the #1 hotel […]

A Culinary Tribute: Queen Elizabeth II’s Scotch Pancakes

September 15, 2022

By Jennine Rye and the Staff of Tasting Table If you love digging into a warm stack of freshly made pancakes, then you might have something to learn from the […]

Death of Queen Elizabeth II Brings Sadness, Inspiration to Washington

September 12, 2022

The bouquets of flowers were beginning to pile up Saturday morning three layers deep around the image of the Union Jack – flag of the United Kingdom, laid out on […]

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: 1926-2022 

September 8, 2022

With a simple message fastened to the Buckingham Palace gate stating that she died peacefully at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the world was told that a sense of stability for […]