Here at Made In The District, we are proud to present Thrillest as our spotlight blog for this week’s Contributor Corner.
To give you a feel of what Thrillest is all about, take a look at how they describe themselves: It’s pretty simple, actually. We're obsessed with everything that’s worth caring about in food, drink, and travel. Need to find that speakeasy hidden beneath the abandoned subway station? We’ll get you in. Do you care deeply about staying on top of the best burger joints, steakhouses, dive bars, cocktail lounges, clubs, concerts, and festivals where you can throw tomatoes at your friends’ faces really hard in cities all over the world? It's all here. Wondering how to legitimately live it up in amazing foreign lands for just $50 a day? We’ve got that. If a store starts selling 100-packs of beer, we’re on it. If a pizza cake exists, we'll be the first to tell you about that pizza cake. Also, the pizza cake does exist, and it's glorious.
In an effort for you to get a glimpse of who Thrillest is, I’ve compiled a list of my top 5 favorite posts from their blog, in no particular order.
Now, I’m not sure if this article drew me because my stomach is currently yelling at me to get food, or because of the pictures that once again make me want to get food. Either way, I’m glad I stumbled across it! I’m always looking for somewhere delicious to go whenever I’m in DC, and this article has given me plenty of ideas. The author, Laura Hayes, has a really conversational and humorous way of writing, which not only makes the article practical, but also an absolute joy to read. I walked away from this article needing all the barbecue food.
As the weather starts to get warmer, people are beginning to venture outside to shake off the last signs of winter. This article gives the reader several event ideas to ensure they have no excuses. While some of the events have already passed, there are still several waiting to be enjoyed this April and May. From wine tastings, to delicious food places, to events that get you active and moving, this comprehensive list has something for everyone. If it wasn’t raining out today, I’d be on my way to explore the city!
I swear I don’t mean to choose articles just about food. It’s just that donuts speak to me on another level, and I could not resist the temptation to click on the article after seeing the cover picture. Prepare to have your mouth water as you read through this article. All of the pictures in the donuts are enough to make me get on the metro right now and stop at every single shop. If you’re a donut lover like I am, then this is an article you’ll definitely want to check out!
With all the food you’ll be eating after reading this post, you’ll need something to wash it down with! Behold, the holy grail of dive bar options. If you’re looking for a bar to relax and unwind without all the frills of popular locations, then be sure to check out this list. The author, Laura Hayes, gives you a quick description about each bar, which makes it easy for the reader to find the one that would fit them the best
Now this was an article that caught my eye purely based off the title. It’s a well-known fact that DC is certainly an expensive place to live, but it’s really interesting to see such a comprehensive list of rent prices for each stop on each line of the metro. Not only is it interesting, it’s also extremely helpful to those looking to move to the DC area. It can eliminate a lot of headache for them. If you’re curious about what you can and can’t afford in DC, be sure to check out this article, and then go ahead and thank the author, Steven Melendez, for saving you time and headache in the house hunt.