The Del Ray Business Association hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Del Ray from June 4-6, showcasing a diverse collection of Del Ray’s top restaurants. The modified event featured a spirited competition between 13 participating neighborhood restaurants. Continue reading "Taste Of Del Ray Awarded Stomping Ground, Evening Star Cafe"
With the latest cold snap behind us, it’s time to turn to picnics. On a slow weeknight, for Sunday brunch, or for lazy Saturday afternoons, the weather is ripe and the time is right for the outdoor fare. Given below are some details about Junction Bakery and Bistro. Continue reading "Enjoy Picnic By Junction Bakery And Bistro"
There are hundreds of families who provide foster care for the AWLA. The program is designed to provide temporary at-home care and enrichment, especially for animals in need of regular medications or health management, animals too young for adoption, and those who need extra socialization. Animals overwhelmed by the bustle of the adoption floor also benefit from a stay in a home, where they can learn to coexist with people and perhaps other pets — and be observed to provide valuable information for the shelter’s adoption staff. Continue reading "Families Across Alexandria Provide Foster Care To Animals For AWLA"
Alexandria Fire Chief Corey Smedley was on hand at AFD headquarters on Dec. 10 to receive more than 2,000 toys collected as part of the U.S. Marine Corps’ annual Toys for Tots campaign. Donations surpassed last year's, with AFCEA DC collecting more than $60,000 worth of toys. More than 2,000 toys were dropped off at AFD headquarters, which will be distributing the presents to underserved children across the city. Continue reading "Thousands Of Toys Donated For Toys For Tots In Alexandria"
Chris Edwards competed to win in an episode of Food Network’s “Chopped” that aired on Sept. 29. He is the head chef of Alexandria restaurant Hank & Mitzi’s Italian Kitchen. Edwards competed alongside another Alexandria chef — Mimi Huynh, the chef and owner of Sunday in Saigon, a modern Vietnamese restaurant in Old Town. Edwards impressed the judges by making smoked paprika rubbed swordfish with charred eggplant and peppers in escabeche. Continue reading "Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Won By Alexandria Chef"
Autumn is here and the temperature has started to fall. It’s time to seek out a bit of warmth with your meals. Fortunately, these restaurants are here to assist you in this task. With dine-in or carryout options available, they’ll ensure you’ll have a piping-hot meal in no time. Continue reading "Where To Have A Warm Meal In Alexandria"
T.J. Stone's is a restaurant with classic American fare and global wine and beer list along with a stone fireplace. It is located at 608 Montgomery St, Alexandria, VA 22314. T.J. Stone's offers friendly faces, house-smoked specialties, satisfying comfort foods, and over 300 different beers and wines. There is a casual dining room with a wood-burning fireplace, outdoor patio, private dining room, and Tap Room. Continue reading "Visit T.J. Stone’s Grill House And Tap Room"
On Saturday, Goodies Frozen Custard and Treats distributed sundaes shakes and treats to a line of hungry customers wrapped around the historic Ice House at 200 Commerce St. The owner Brandon Byrd and his business partner Rozell Moore operates out of a vintage, restored 1952 postal service van. The Goodies food truck currently has pop-up locations at Eastern Market in D.C. and outside of the Ice House in Alexandria. Byrd plans to open Goodies’ first brick-and-mortar ice cream shop in the Ice House by Labor Day. Continue reading "Old Town Alexandria Welcomes Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats"
Foster's Grille is a low-key chain eatery that serves burgers, hot dogs, wings & fries, plus beer, wine & shakes. This restaurant is located at 2004 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA. Foster's Grille was opened in 1999. Continue reading "Learn About Foster’s Grille Restaurant"