9 New Reasons to Visit Virginia Wine Country

  Virginia Wine Country has long been regarded as a bucolic oenophile destination, especially for Washingtonians who are just 65 miles north. Chef José Andrés went so far as to deem the area “more beautiful than Napa Valley.” But somehow, … Continued

DC By Design Features The White Moose Inn

It’s so hard coming back from a two-week vacation, but two weeks is really the way to go when you truly need a break. During our first week, when the kids were conveniently away at camp, my husband and I … Continued

A Last-Minute Escape to Another Washington

Downsizing from a house in Maryland to an apartment in the District with half the space had caused enough stress in my life for two months and counting to make me want to escape somewhere, anywhere, that didn’t remind me … Continued

The White Moose Inn featured in “The Washington Post”

Q & A: Jim Abdo on his plans to transform Little Washington Big-wigs in the past have tried getting rich off the success of the Inn at Little Washington, chef Patrick O’Connell’s celebrated restaurant in central Virginia, by opening restaurants … Continued

The White Moose Inn Featured in “Modern Luxury”

Little Washington is the place for chic weekend getaways, but if there’s no room at The Inn, don’t despair: Developer Jim Abdo just opened the Napa-inspired The White Moose Inn, a minimalist six-room boutique dressed in whites, linens and lacquered … Continued

Jim Abdo featured in “Real Estate Bisnow”

As if he doesn’t have enough cool projects (from Monroe Street Market at Catholic U with Bozzuto and Pritzker, to the city’s first pod-style hotel, in Foggy Bottom), this man now has a serious hospitality offering down the street from the Inn at Little Washington a couple hours outside DC. In January he opened the White Moose Inn, and while it has just six suites, they’re all luxurious and in the middle of the wide-open spaces that caused Jim to buy a second house nearby 26 year ago. (In his usual high-energy mode, Jim shows us he can be not just an innkeeper, but a bellhop.)

White Moose Inn Featured in “The Washingtonian”

Little Washington, Virginia, has been a hot draw for travelers both local and far-flung for decades, thanks to the acclaimed Inn at Little Washington, which boasts luxurious rooms upstairs and in several nearby restored buildings, and whose restaurant—number one on … Continued