Archive for 'Dining'

Adding Oktoberfest

Port City Brewing owner and founder Bill Butcher's business plan includes focusing on a few beers and producing a quality product, but that doesn't mean he's ruled out experimentation.  [...]

Foodies welcome back restaurant week

Alexandrians are preparing their palates for the return of Alexandrias Restaurant Week. [...]

Olio Tasting Room opens in Old Town

Alexandria residents and visitors checked out Olio Tasting Room for its grand opening July 16.  [...]

Out with the old, in with the blue

Fans of dearly departed King Street restaurant Caf Salsa may find solace in its Miami fusion replacement, Agua Viva. [...]

Scent of a pig

Scent of a pig

What began as a tongue and cheek marketing ploy has developed into a retail and public relations bonanza.   [...]

Greasing the wheels for mobile dining

Greasing the wheels for mobile dining

Food trucks are popular in the District and Arlington, but illegal in Alexandria. Why? [...]

Gadsby’s Tavern offers punch from the past and present

Gadsby’s Tavern offers punch from the past and present

Revelers took their cue from the colonial menus of Alexandrias early days at Gadsbys Tavern Saturday night, sipping on traditional and some nontraditional rum punch. [...]

Port City Brewing arrives on the craft beer scene

Port City Brewing arrives on the craft beer scene

After months of anticipation, Alexandrias only microbrewery recently began crafting a storm of quality suds on Wheeler Avenue.  [...]

No hand, no problem

No hand, no problem

After losing a limb in Sierra Leone, T.C. student conquers the kitchen [...]

Who is Alexandria’s chicken wing king?

Who is Alexandria’s chicken wing king?

As everyone anoints the Green Bay Packers Aaron Rogers the next great quarterback of the century, the Times thought it should do some anointing of its own.  [...]