Where to Date in D.C.: The Top 10 Date Spots

We’ve already told you how to date in D.C. Now let’s talk about where. Here’s are the 10 most-proposed date… Read More


The 5 Ingredients for a Perfect D.C. Date

Could HowHookup users in D.C. be America’s best daters? They’re quirky, civic-minded, and know how to have fun. We ran their proposed dates through a word cloud generator, so you can see for yourself.


DC Date Idea: Go See The Appropriately Titled “24 Hours Berlin”

Most dates last about three hours. A really great date, however can last all night and into the next morning. Rarely, however, does a date last from 6am on Saturday to 6am on Sunday.


DC Date Idea: The Sparkling Wine Food Truck

So this is a new one: a food truck that serves alcohol. The Freixenet Tastings and Tapas Truck (which has been nicknamed “The Black Bottle Bubbly”) is in DC this weekend and serving Cava, which is Spain’s sparkly wine.

DC’s Best Boozy Brunch Dates: Part II

Becca & Cori Sue of Bitches Who Brunch are back with the second half of their favorite brunch dates throughout the District, and the same advice: bottomless mimosas.


DC Dating Trends: Not Just Your Average Good Time

From Skeeball and Lazer Tag to Legos and batting cages, DC daters won’t just settle for same old-same old.


DC’s Six Best Boozy Brunch Dates

Becca & Cori Sue of Bitches Who Brunch show us their favorite (duh) brunch dates in The District for any type of date–from posh sporty to laid back. They recommend going bottomless (mimosas, of course, you dirty mind!)

DC: How Hookup… Share Beers & Play Mini Golf at H Street Country Club on May 5th

Like beer? Like food? Like drinking beer and eating food while playing mini golf & skeeball? Like when all of the above are FREE? Join HowHookup at H Street Country Club on Cinco De Mayo (Thurs May 5), for happy hour fun!

The 12 Hour Date: Yelp DC’s Favorite Date Spots, from AM to PM

Tara Lewis, Yelp DC’s girl-about-town, puts together a 12 hour date experience, starting with brunch and ending in absinthe–with trapeze school, modern art, and Cajun cooking in between.


Skip The $12 Rom Com: 8 DC Dates So Great That Dinner IS the Movie

DC-Wrapped Dates blogger and dining enthusiast Kim Vu shares his top DC restaurants picks for a date. With so many delicious options to choose from, who needs dinner-and-a-movie? Be sure to save room for dessert.


DC Social Sporting: Four Date Ideas for the Fit and Fun

March brings Washington sunshine, cherry blossoms, and another season of social sports leagues. DC Social Sports’ Zamir Ahmed brings us a few dates with the perfect combination of fun and fitness


DC Date Contest: Win Free Tickets to ArtJamz

Sick of the typical date night? Here’s your chance to win two free tickets to ArtJamz! Spend a night drinking, eating and painting with old friends, and meet bunches of new ones on DC’s hottest new alternative date idea!


Keep out the Chill: Three Cold Weather Date Ideas in the District

Nikki Bogopolskaya, our DC Community Manager and author of City Girl in the District, outlines the best places to drink, dine, catch a movie and get in some fun exercise while winter chills keep DC “brr-ing” into March!


And the winners of the DC Break the Dating Rules Contest are…

Check out the best rule-breaking dates from our contest


DCFud Breaks Punctuation Rules AND Dating Rules

Try these delicious eat-with-your-hands dates around DC

Vote on the Best DC Breaking the Rules Dates!

Vote on the Best DC Breaking the Rules Dates!


Girl Meets Food…And Eats With Hands

Girl Meets Food, a DC food blogger, offers up her favorite eat-with-your-hands dates in DC for our Break the Dating Rules Contest.

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Dip Your Hands into CityStream’s Top 3 Eat-With-Your-Hands Dates in DC

HowHookup turned to local expert CityStream for inspiration for our break the rules contest.


DC: Break the Dating Rules. We Dare You.

Between now and January 24th at noon, anyone who proposes a DC date on HowHookup that breaks one of the following rules will be automatically entered to win awesome prizes.