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

Café du Soleil plans to open this month

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new café is coming to Union Street. Café du Soleil, a French-inspired coffee shop, plans to open at 215 S....

Three Del Ray restaurants close within three months

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Three restaurants along Mount Vernon Avenue, the main business strip in Del Ray, recently closed. Catch on the Ave., a seafood...

Restaurateurs discuss Alexandria’s growing dining scene

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] During the last five years or so, Alexandria’s dining scene has shifted and evolved, easing the port city into a...

ALX Kids: The top 10 ice cream shops in Alexandria

By Sammie Weinstein In the summertime, my family, friends and I go into Alexandria to hang out and do activities. But our favorite thing to...

Foodie: Impress with chocolate facts this Valentine’s Day

By Ashley Hubbard It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means an abundance of love and potentially awkward interactions are in the air. No need to worry, though....

Foodie: Embrace “healthy-ish” eating with Spike Mendelsohn’s açaí bowls

By Spike Mendelsohn From burgers to beets to everything in between, my culinary journey has been focused on simple, fresh ingredients. As plant-based eating continues to...