Archive for 'Dining'

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. [...]

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? [...]