Tag: food

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...

Ya-Gút St. comes to Old Town

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Ya-Gút St., a new Eastern eatery, opened at 682 N. Saint Asaph St. on Jan. 16 and is bringing gelato...

Hops Grill and Brewery closes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Potomac Yard microbrewery Hops Grill and Brewery officially closed its doors for good on Sunday, according to a news release....

Sugar Shack celebrates fifth anniversary with fundraiser

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Sugar Shack Donuts and Coffee is ringing in the New Year and celebrating its fifth anniversary with a January fundraiser....

ALIVE! celebrates 50 years

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] There were few resources for Alexandrians living in poverty in the 1960s. At the time, there were no local institutions...

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...