TASTE OF TYSONS

Jewels of the Sea: The Little Known History of Oysters

It may be hard to imagine but in the late 1800’s through the turn of the century, oyster beds were so abundant in the Chesapeake Bay that they were known to pose as navigational hazards for ships sailing the bay. During this time, the nation’s capital was home to many saloons serving this local delicacy […]

May-June 2021 Restaurant Guide

The best eats the area has to offer! BAZIN’S ON CHURCH Vienna | American | $$$ Set on historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, Bazin’s on Church continues to exceed the expectations of the town’s discriminating diners. Chef Patrick Bazin’s modern American cuisine is simply extraordinary. Stop in for a drink at the bar or a delicious […]

DC Restaurant Week Summer 2021: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants

Summer Restaurant Week returns with options to “Dine In. Take Out. Eat Up.” DC Restaurant Week returns for one week this summer from August 9 – 15, 2021. Support your local restaurants and savor specially priced three-course menus at the participating Tysons and Reston area restaurants listed below.  The Summer Restaurant week will once again offer […]

What to Ask At a Wine Tasting

No matter how much you know about wine, there is always something more to learn. An excellent way to both experience Virginia’s wines and expand your knowledge is to attend a wine tasting. If you’re in luck, the owner or winemaker may be present, and they love to talk about their wines! Whether it’s your […]

Entertaining the “New Normal”

The devastating effects of the Coronavirus pandemic are unparalleled, but there is hope as we are starting to see a light at the end of this dark tunnel. With vaccines rolling out and businesses, schools and event venues continuing their phased reopening, there is much excitement and anticipation over reuniting with loved ones! Although everyone […]

Maggio’s Family Restaurant

I love restaurants where the owner is right there behind the counter, taking orders and making things happen. That’s what you get when you go to Skorpios Maggio’s Family Restaurant in downtown Vienna. When you enter this small, but bustling restaurant, you can’t help but notice that it is sparkling clean, and the owner Chris […]

May-June 2021 Restaurant Guide

The best eats the area has to offer! BAZIN’S ON CHURCH Vienna | American | $$$ Set on historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, Bazin’s on Church continues to exceed the expectations of the town’s discriminating diners. Chef Patrick Bazin’s modern American cuisine is simply extraordinary. Stop in for a drink at the bar or a delicious […]

Join Root to Table for a Summer Celebration

“Grilling and Chilling”Sunday, July 18th To kick off the 2021 Root to Table Culinary Series, Taste of Blue Ridge is proud to announce the Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Co. as the host of“Grilling and Chilling” on July 18th. Enjoy the abundant space of “Almost Heaven” West Virginia as our top chefs showcase their favorite Summer dishes […]