Meet Meredith Raimondi


Name: Meredith Raimondi

From: Minnesota

In DC: Since 2005

Neighborhood: Navy Yard

Instagram: @teetotalingDC

Website: Teetotaling DC

Q: What does being booze-free mean to you?

A: The booze-free lifestyle is one I embrace because I am happier and healthier. In DC, it can be challenging to find resources and events, but I've been working hard to create and publicize inclusive events and options.

Q: What do you love most about DC?

A: I love everything about DC. I love trying new restaurants and meeting people. I enjoy taking advantage of all this city has to offer.

Le Diplomate

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Top 3 restaurants in DC

Le Diplomate Shilling Canning Company St. Anselm

Fave ice cream/gelato

Ice Cream Jubilee in Navy Yard is my favorite!


Fave DC-area food bloggers Laura Hayes Jessica Sidman Fritz Hahn

Slipstream Coffee + Libations

D R I N K


Top three places to get zero-proof cocktails Hazel Bresca American Son

Fave coffee and/or tea shops

Slipstream in Navy Yard -- and Little Pearl

P L A Y

9:30 Club

Fave music venue 9:30 Club

The Anthem Songbyrd


Best booze-free date idea Mocktails at Dram and Grain followed by dinner at The Imperial

Top museum or art gallery pick National Gallery of Art


Fave #madeinDC brand

Handmade Habitat


Most quintessential DC pastime

I love talking politics!

R E N E W


Shenandoah National Park

Fave nature spot in the DC area Anacostia Riverwalk Trail


Fave nature getaway within 2 hours of DC Shenandoah for sure!


Fave fitness option Flywheel (Lauren Cedarstorm is the best!) and Yoga NoMa


Fave wellness/woo/substance-free community or thing to do Eaton Wellness Moon Circles (2x/ month), hosted by Latela Curatorial

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