Adele O'Donnell

  • Adele lives in the Washington, D.C. region—the Alexandria/Del Ray area to be exact—and is a lifelong resident of the area.
  • She's a professional writer, with a special focus on the local food, arts, events, and fashion scene.
  • She's written for TripSavvy since 2018.


Adele's reporting has taken her from the red carpet at the Kennedy Center to hole-in-the-wall bars in Mount Pleasant. She takes a lot of joy in restaurant recommendations, and she's lucky enough to make a career out of it. She's been published in the Washington Post, Eater, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bravo, Racked, Refinery29, Curbed, and Well + Good. She's written for TripSavvy since 2018.


Adele holds a Degree in English and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

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