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 Frederico Fellini, one of Italy’s most famous filmmakers once said, “Life is a combination of Magic and Pasta.” For those who share his passion, there’s Chef Michael Schlow’s Italian restaurant Alta Strada in the Mosaic District. Alta Strada brings the element of chic and urban to the neighborhood, and the locals heartily approve. Northern Virginia’s […]

What’s Your Service Style? It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But, we know that, sometimes, entertaining for the holidays can be stressful! If you’re hosting family and/or friends for a get together this year, continue reading for some tips and tricks for how to pull off a memorable holiday celebration with minimal stress, […]

Let your holiday stress dissipate by allowing one of these local caterers to “wow” your guests and make your family gatherings this season memorable ones. Helga’s Catering Helga’s Caterers is the highly acclaimed caterer voted one of Washington’s Top 5 Caterers by Channel-9 USA-TV that helps their customers create sensational celebrations that match their unique […]

Shopping for Special Holiday Foods One advantage of living in such an ethnically diverse area is the variety of foods available at specialty markets catering to the different segments of our population. Whether you’re pining for the flavors of home, recreating the traditions of your ancestors or just want to incorporate some international treats into […]

Respected Local Oral Surgeon Dr. Christopher Bonacci Moonlights as a Passionate Olive Oil Importer The whole idea was developed over dinner at Bazin’s on Church when three friends: Dr. Christopher Bonacci, a noted local oral and maxillofacial surgeon, a radiologist, and a beverage attorney were talking about their bucket lists and following those passions that […]

Middle Eastern cuisine shares a common culinary pool; a heritage influenced by tradition, migration, and natural resources. Some countries are rich in fertile farmland, while others are surrounded by desert, while others harvest ingredients from the sea. It’s easy to lump Middle Eastern restaurants into one category, but there are subtle nuances based on the [...]
Celebrate life with a taste of Virginia’s dessert wines When you think of wine in Virginia, most people envision reds, whites or rosés. However, it’s worth discovering the whole world of sweet or dessert wines that are becoming more and more popular in our Commonwealth. Dessert wines are high-alcohol wines that feature concentrated flavors. In [...]

Now that summer is coming to an end and school is back in full swing, many people are already looking for their next “break.” It’s crazy to think, but the holidays will actually be here before you know it! What better way to escape all of the back-to-school hustle and bustle than by planning your […]