Tag: common plate hospitality

Foodie: Quarantine cooking at home

By Chad Sparrow As a restaurant owner during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, I can say one thing to summarize: This sucks. Restaurants are arguably...

Three Del Ray restaurants close within three months

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com During the last five years or so, Alexandria’s dining scene has shifted and evolved, easing the port city into a...

Foodie: Not your mama’s meatloaf

By Chad Sparrow Fall is upon us, and other than pumpkin spice lattes and bourbon, I am ready for comfort food. If spring and summer...

Augie’s reopens with a renovated patio, 10 mussel options and 35...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...

Foodie: Turn up the summer heat with Boston Beach jerk chicken

By Chad Sparrow For many people, the highlight of summer is vacation, the pool, baseball games or sunshine. For me, the best thing about summer...

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...

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...

Asana becomes a lead partner in King Street Corridor Initiative

Asana Partners, which has entered into the King Street real estate market in a major way over the past two years, has become a...

Seafood concept to open in former Caboose, Snack Bar space

Catch on the Ave, a new venture from Common Plate Hospitality, is opening in the longtime Caboose location that most recently housed Snack Bar. The...