GOURMET

Try a Unique Desert at Lily’s Chocolate & Coffee

When siblings Saif and Lily Alobaidi moved from Iraq to the United States in 2009, it was impossible to find Iroquoian traditional Lokma, pastries made of leavened and deep fried dough, soaked in syrup or honey.  So, when Lily would have people over to the house, she would make it from scratch, along with serving […]

Hawk & Griffin: An English Pub Experience in Vienna

Looking for something low-key but a little different, my husband and I recently headed to Hawk and Griffin, a British-style pub located on the west end of Maple Avenue in Vienna. The small outdoor patio in front was deserted on this chilly and rainy night but would make a pleasant spot for afternoon people-watching in […]

DC Restaurant Week Winter 2022: 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 17 – 23, 2022. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]