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

Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public...

Foodie: Celebrate the late summer harvest with a fresh fruit tart

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, we had about 10 raspberry bushes in our backyard. I loved the job of picking them...

Snackbar closes to make way for new restaurant

By Missy Schrott | After less than a year in service, Del Ray’s Snackbar is closing. Owner Scott Mitchell isn’t leaving the restaurant’s Mount...

Alexandria Pastry Shop marks 30 years at Bradlee Shopping Center

By Missy Schrott | As Joan Leko walked into Alexandria Pastry Shop on a late Friday morning, she was greeted by familiar faces and...

Foodie: Hot summer cocktails that will cool you down this summer

By Nick Farrell Summer breeze makes us feel fine, and refreshing summer cocktails make us feel even better. Now that the heat is challenging us in ways...

Foodie: A delicious way to eat a tomato a day

By Elizabeth Holm Every spring, I anxiously await the first fresh tomatoes from the local farmer’s market so I can make my all-time favorite meal...
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