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. Experience 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. Education Adele holds a Degree in English and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.