Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’

Meet the Guy Who’s Bringing a Vinegar Revolution to D.C.

Daniel Liberson forages for elderflower, wild chamomile, and other lesser known plants for his Lindera Farms Vinegar.

It’s Bacon Week! Here’s Video Of A Guy In A Bacon Dress Singing About Bacon

Clarendon's Restaurant 3 kicks off its annual "Week O' Bacon" on Thursday, serving up bacon-laden everything from bacon cheese dip with bacon-dusted potato chips to a bacon Bloody Mary made with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon garnish. In other words: heaven. The bacon bacchanalia recalls the old comedy skit on MTV's The State where actor […]

Virginia Is For Lovers (Of Beer): The Old Dominion State Is Oktoberfest Central

Get out your lederhosen and dirndls and polka on over the bridge! Over the next week, Northern Virginia will be the site of two immense Oktoberfest celebrations. This Saturday marks the 12th annual Capitol City Brewing Company Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest in Shirlington. Next Saturday, Rustico in Alexandria will host its annual outdoor Oktoberfest block party. Both festivals will […]

Comments Come True: The Mona Lisa at Earl’s Sandwiches

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. A streak of customers curved around the perimeter of this tiny sandwich spot on Wilson Boulevard during the lunch hour one Thursday a few weeks ago. The last in line butted up against the door. A good sign. […]

Quick Feeding: Kliman Not Too Hot on Bethesda Eating

Todd Kliman reports in his Washingtonian chat: Carole Greenwood has apparently left Bethesda's Food Wine and Co., "the kind of place you love when you walk in, enjoy after 30 minutes, tolerate after 45, resent after an hour, and hate by the time you get the bill." It seems that Kliman doesn't think too highly […]

New Belgium is Coming to Town

We reported earlier this summer that brewery founder Kim Jordan publicly promised D.C. would be the next market New Belgium Brewing Company would expand to. Yesterday the official announcement came in the form of a press release from the Ft. Collins, Colorado based brewery. District beer fans have had a few tastes from bootleggers, but starting in September […]

Late Night at Kabob Palace: Thankfully, No Chalupas

A random cab ride placed me at the front door of Kabob Palace in Crystal City for the first time nearly a decade ago. It was late, I was bombed, and I was hoping to avoid Taco Bell. My driver dropped me off and sped away, leaving me to jockey between a number of off-duty […]

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