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

Oak Steakhouse joins Alexandria’s sizzling restaurant scene

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Oak Steakhouse, a new restaurant offering a modern twist on the classic steakhouse, is bringing the heat to Old Town...

Foodie: Savor the flavor of homemade buttermilk biscuits

By Peter McCall, executive chef at Jackson 20 I am one of the fortunate ones. Growing up with my mother, I got to help make...

The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Foodie: Keep your gut happy with a roasted fruit and vegetable...

By Elizabeth Holm These days, popular wellness literature is filled with recommendations for improving gut health. Research shows that the gastrointestinal tract is filled with both...

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...