Wine Lovers and Beer Lovers Can Now Enjoy Tastings Together Love wine? Love beer? Love both? Check out the new trends in Virginia’s wine community that are opening up the industry to even more people, opportunities…and animals. Breweries and Wineries Side By Side One trend we’re starting to see is Virginia wineries offering a selection […]

I was standing behind a superhero. He was four feet tall and could barely see over the counter. “I like shrimp in my bowl,” he told the server at PokeHub. His mom suggested he try kale, but the superhero refused. “I’ll take seaweed,” he said. His mother looked pleased. Maybe you love it. Maybe you […]

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, January 14 – January 20, 2019. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy […]

Bazin’s On Church has been a fixture on the restaurant scene for thirteen years, and it ranks as one of the neighborhood’s most beloved places to gather for special occasions and to meet friends at the restaurant’s lively bar. Patrick and Julie Bazin opened their Fairfax fine dining restaurant to rave reviews, winning best new […]

It would not be a stretch to say diners in the DMV are hopelessly in love with ramen. Consequently, when Jinya Ramen Bar opened up in Mosaic District, there was a lot of excitement. Of course, many restaurants enjoy a buzz when they first open, but with Jinya Ramen Bar, it’s fair to say that […]

Virginia Cider is an Ideal Complement to Any Holiday Celebration During the holiday season, many people begin to contemplate which wine or champagne they are going to serve for holiday meals and celebrations. As an alternative, why not consider one of Virginia’s fine ciders? It can be as dry as wine, slightly bubbly like champagne […]

At least weekly, my husband and I crave some form of Mexican food. Having grown up in California where there is a large Mexican culture and food influence, we ate it regularly. Now living in Spain, it can be hard to find good, authentic-Mexican food. We have become accustomed to getting creative in the supermarket [...]

“You don’t want runny batter,” says Chinnell Watson to a class of sixteen students. Watson is our instructor at Cookology Culinary School. The class is gathered in a commercial kitchen surrounded by shelves filled with spices, jars, pots, pans, cookie trays and a very busy hand-washing station. One of the students is my daughter Allie, […]