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

Foodie: Fifteen must-have items to keep in your pantry

By Jill Erber When time is plentiful, planning menus, shopping and cooking can be creative and blissful experiences. But when time is not plentiful, choosing...

Lost Boy Cider finds a home in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lost Boy Cider began when a commercial banker decided to uproot his life and start brewing booze. It was 2015 when...

Chop Shop Taco opens in former auto shop

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Since opening Wednesday after nearly two years of anticipation, Chop Shop Taco is quickly on its way to becoming Parker-Gray’s...

Foodie: My obsession with spice

By Chad Sparrow Hot peppers are like a drug for me, something I have to eat on a daily basis. But where did this come...

Foodie: Rosemary chicken can be medicinal and flavorful

By Elizabeth Holm For a number of years, I have experienced a diminished sense of smell; not a complete lack of smell, but a decreased...

New Mexican restaurant brings a touch of urban(o) flair to King...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Crossing the hot pink entryway into Urbano 116 feels more like slipping into a high-end cocktail bar off the streets...