GOURMET

DC Restaurant Week Winter 2023: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants

Winter Restaurant Week returns with options to “Dine In. Take Out. Eat Up.” DC Restaurant Week returns for one week this winter from January 16 – 22, 2023. Support your local restaurants and savor specially priced three-course menus at the participating Tysons and Reston area restaurants listed below.  The winter Restaurant week will once again offer […]

An Encore Pour at Virginia’s Wineries

Wine enthusiasts are rewarded with a little extra this holiday season with Encore Pour. Followers of the Virginia Wine Love Facebook group were delighted with the presentation of Encore Pour, a promotion designed to get people out to Virginia’s wineries during the colder months, and to introduce wine enthusiasts to special wines only available this […]

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 […]

Bolay Fresh Bold Kitchen Debuts its first Virginia restaurant in Falls Church

Bolay Fresh Bold Kitchen is debuting its first Virginia restaurant in Falls Church, Va. at 1208-D W Broad St. with a grand opening on Sept. 22, 2022. Its healthy, gluten-free, build-your-own ‘Bol’ concept of greens, grains and proteins is a signature item for the restaurant, while providing a fast, casual dining experience, and providing corporate […]

Virginia Made, Locally Available

A recent discussion on the Vienna Foodies Facebook group focused on a portable, Virginia-produced hostess gift for someone who was traveling for Thanksgiving. This query struck a chord with me, as for years I looked for made-in-Virginia items to send out-of-state family members. Herewith is the list of Virginia gift ideas the Vienna Foodies supplied, edited for […]

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 […]

Pairing Wine with Cheese

As indicated by the crowds at our area wineries any weekend afternoon, wine tasting is a popular pastime. Many wineries offer charcuterie boards and cheeseboards for purchase, and groups will often bring their own. If you’re looking to enjoy the combination of wine and cheese, or are planning a get-together, how do you know which […]

Meet Up for Wine

Clubby ways to enjoy wine and build friendships through Meetup events. Believe it or not, there are lots of people who enjoy tasting and drinking wine. And that is evident in the many wine-based Meetups in our area. For those not familiar with Meetup, you can search online by topic for groups sharing any common […]