Coverage of Alexandria’s food scene, including restaurant reviews.

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Keep gatherings and shopping small this season

By Lindsey Sullivan | lsullivan@alextimes.com A lot has changed this year. COVID-19 guidelines in Virginia have recently restricted gatherings to 25 people or less, and...

Fresh fruit flavors bring a taste of home to Thanksgiving treats

By Morgan Dodd Farm-to-table fresh food was always on the menu in my North Georgia childhood home, and I didn’t have to travel very far...

Alexandria chef wins Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

By Lindsey Sullivan | lsullivan@alextimes.com Chris Edwards, head chef of Alexandria restaurant Hank & Mitzi’s Italian Kitchen, competed to win in an episode of Food...

Five tips for creating the perfect holiday tablescape

By Stephanie Marrs Once Nov. 1 hits, the debates begin in our household. And, no, I’m not talking political debates. While some think that the...

Donate candy to a good cause

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria Redevelopment & Housing Authority is collecting unopened bags of candy for its Halloween Coat Giveaway on Oct. 31. The...

Foodie: Birria chicken tacos with consommé verde

By Chad Sparrow If you follow food trends, you have probably come across birria tacos at a restaurant or on social media. If you haven’t,...