GOURMET

Wine Lovers and Beer Lovers Can Now Enjoy Tastings Together Love wine? Love beer? Love both? Check out the new trends in Virginia’s wine community that are opening up the industry to even more people, opportunities…and animals. Breweries and Wineries Side By Side One trend we’re starting to see is Virginia wineries offering a selection […]

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, January 14 – January 20, 2019. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy […]

The Conche restaurant delights chocolate lovers with both savory and sweet masterpieces. When I learned about a chocolate-themed boutique restaurant in Leesburg, I was all in, and scheduled a visit to The Conche. After all, who doesn’t love chocolate? I had no idea, however, the intricacies of cooking with chocolate and was quite pleasantly surprised […]

Virginia Cider is an Ideal Complement to Any Holiday Celebration During the holiday season, many people begin to contemplate which wine or champagne they are going to serve for holiday meals and celebrations. As an alternative, why not consider one of Virginia’s fine ciders? It can be as dry as wine, slightly bubbly like champagne […]

“You don’t want runny batter,” says Chinnell Watson to a class of sixteen students. Watson is our instructor at Cookology Culinary School. The class is gathered in a commercial kitchen surrounded by shelves filled with spices, jars, pots, pans, cookie trays and a very busy hand-washing station. One of the students is my daughter Allie, […]

Parents of George Washington University (GWU) students were worried. Their kids were often dining on fast food, because they had little time to cook and no access to a kitchen. That’s when Shana Greenbaum saw an opening. The young fitness expert began her food delivery business, Healthy Fresh Meals, with those college students in mind. […]

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, August 13-19, 2018. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy three or more […]

The Virginia winery scene is ever growing, with these wineries being some of the latest to pop onto the scene near our region. Each offers a unique experience through setting, amenities, entertainment, and of course, their wines and ciders. Northern Virginia 50 West Vineyards 39060 John Mosby Hwy Middleburg, VA 20117 www.50westvineyards.com The farm vineyard […]