Tag: food

A new tenant for city’s Ice House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s Ice House could be back in business if Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats has its way. The carry-out frozen...

Local food incubator adds Freed’s Biscuit Company and 100 Bowls

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Pendleton Carry Out Co., a food incubator that serves as a test market for brands that want to expand in...

Cupcake and ice cream shop to open in Del Ray

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] SmallCakes, an ice cream and cupcake chain, is opening a location at 1506 Mount Vernon Ave. Founded by Jeff Martin, known...

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

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...

Bagel Uprising opens in former Happy Tart location

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bagel Uprising opened at 2307A Mount Vernon Ave. in late September, at the former location of Happy Tart. Founder Chad Breckinridge...

Selecting and pairing cheese, charcuterie and wine

By Jill Erber What is it about cheese, wine and charcuterie that keeps us enthralled year after year? Simply put, folks love good food that is...

New Indian restaurant to occupy Bombay Curry Company space

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new Indian restaurant, Spice Kraft Indian Bistro, will occupy the former Bombay Curry Company location at 2607 Mount Vernon,...

Ballyshaners to hold 2019 Irish Festival on Saturday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Ballyshaners, Alexandria’s nonprofit Irish heritage organization, is holding its 2019 Irish Festival at Waterfront Park on Saturday. The Irish Festival...

Our View: Eat. Drink. Write. Bark.

It’s that bittersweet season when summer wanes, Labor Day looms and school beckons. Most families have completed their back-to-school shopping. College kids are departing...

Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival launches this weekend

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Two young entrepreneurs will host the Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival this Saturday in hopes of expanding the...