With both locally owned and operated neighborhood restaurants as well as nationally recognized chef‐owned eateries, Alexandria is a flavorful melting pot in the truest sense.
Alexandria restaurants have taken their place alongside D.C. restaurants as some of the best in the nation with
L’Auberge Chez Francois, an Alsatian brasserie quietly nestled in Great Falls, took another spot in the OpenTable Choice Awards for the second year in a row - a winner in the top 100 best restaurants in the United States.
The French family restaurant, dedicated to the cozy inn feel, recreates an Alsatian
It's finally open.
The Barbeque Boys Heath Hall and Brett Thompson, founders of what may just be the nation’s fastest-growing barbecue sauce company, opened their much-anticipated Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant Monday at 2312 Mount Vernon Ave. in Del Ray, firing up the smoker for friends and family in advance of their official opening for dinner yesterday.
It may be a truly American holiday, but at Bastille, the intimate bistro located in Old Town, Thanksgiving has a touch of Paris.
This year the holiday falls on Thursday, November 24th, and Bastille is celebrating with a three course, all inclusive $78 prix fixe ($110 with wine) meal replete with Franco-American classics.
Old Town's restaurants are slicing up the turkeys and ladling out the gravy this Thanksgiving season, for a truly Norman Rockwell holiday. Here are a few of our picks:
At The Majestic, Chef Shannon Overmiller pays homage to Thanksgiving with November’s Nana’s Sunday Dinner. Offered the Sunday before Thanksgiving
This year’s Taste for Giving at Old Town's Torpedo Factory had something for everyone.
Guests who wanted to satisfy their urge for something spicy could check out La Tasca or Pork Barrel BBQ, while guests who wanted something hearty could grab a steak sandwich from Old Hickory Steakhouse or a meatball
Clyde’s Restaurant Group has 13 distinctive restaurants from Alexandria's Mark Center to Chevy Chase which serve up approximately 5,000 pounds of ground beef a week, so it took awhile to find enough area farms to handle the entire company’s demands via local sourcing.
Maryland’s Piedmont Ridge and Glenn Young Farm
Cathal Armstrong once cooked for Julia Child and often for Ted Kennedy and now he’s cooked for President Barack Obama.
The Irish owner of Old Town's celebrated and intimate Restaurant Eve at 110 South Pitt Street was given the ultimate dream dinner to prepare when the White House told him to expect Michelle and Barack Obama