Archive for 'Dining'

Virginia lawmakers likely to ease happy hour ad regulations

Virginia lawmakers likely to ease happy hour ad regulations

Local restaurants and bars got a step closer to showcasing their happy hour menus online after the House of Delegates voted to ease restrictions on advertising drink specials. Del. David Englin (D-45) is one of several [...]

Bombay Curry Company to open in Del Ray

Bombay Curry Company to open in Del Ray

Bombay Curry Company, an Indian restaurant once tucked away on the ground floor of The Calvert apartment building, is reopening at 2607 Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray, and locals are embracing it with wagging tongues. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

City tries to perfect recipe for Market Square food vendors

City tries to perfect recipe for Market Square food vendors

As the weather cools and local restaurateurs wheel their city-approved food carts away for the winter, officials are crunching the numbers to see if the pilot program was a success. When City Hall began fleshing out [...]

Fight against breast cancer has a friend in Paisano’s

Paisano’s Pizza has fought breast cancer this month with dough, cheese and marinara sauce. The Duke Street pizza and sub joint is giving $2 from each large pizza sale to the Susan G. Komen for the [...]

Oktoberfest comes to Queen Street

Bilbo Baggins, the Queen Street restaurant and bar known for its quirky selection of beers, will roll out a selection of Oktoberfest brews just in time for the real thing to kick off a world away. [...]