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Thousands Of Toys Donated For Toys For Tots In Alexandria

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”

Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ Won By Alexandria Chef

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”

Visit T.J. Stone’s Grill House And Tap Room

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”

Old Town Alexandria Welcomes Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats

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”

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