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Restaurant Week in full swing

Restaurant Week in full swing

Alexandria’s eateries are inviting culinary arts fans from far and wide to whet their taste buds on the city’s finest dishes — and deals — during the winter edition of restaurant week. Sixty restaurants are participating [...]

Restaurant week in full swing

Restaurant week in full swing

The winter version of Alexandria’s restaurant week begins today and runs through January 22 so foodies and plain old eaters get 10 nights to chow. Sixty restaurants throughout the city are participating in the dining merriment [...]

Out of the Attic: Stale beer: Alexandria’s sudsy history

Out of the Attic: Stale beer: Alexandria’s sudsy history

Before Port City Brewing, Alexandria was home to several breweries, including Shuter’s Hill Brewery established in the mid-19th century in what was then known as the West End. In 1858, Alexander Strausz and John Klein leased a [...]

Chef Cathal Armstrong expands his culinary kingdom with Society Fair

Chef Cathal Armstrong expands his culinary kingdom with Society Fair

Local chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong hopes foodies far and wide will eat up his new wine bar and market, a marriage of American fare and European style, at 277 S. Washington Street. When patrons begin [...]

Alexandria City Hall paves a road for food trucks

Alexandria City Hall paves a road for food trucks

Members of the city council want planning and zoning staff to cook up a plan for food trucks to legally serve their culinary creations in Alexandria. The food truck craze, which has taken nearby Arlington and [...]

Attention meat eaters: Pork Barrel BBQ opens this afternoon

Attention meat eaters: Pork Barrel BBQ opens this afternoon

The wait is over for local barbeque fans. Pork Barrel BBQ will finally open Tuesday at 2300 Mount Vernon Ave. Inspired by the award-winning barbeque sauce of the same name, Pork Barrel BBQ’s restaurant was a [...]