Over the past few months Alexandria has seen a smorgasbord of new restaurants arrive in Old Town and beyond, serving everything from steak to sushi, farm-to-table fare and Iranian-inspired pizza. Continue reading
Craving a trip to sunny Spain, tropical Thailand or the Mediterranean? Good news: you can explore faraway destinations right here in Alexandria at one of our many ethnic restaurants serving mouthwatering international cuisine. Continue reading
When temperatures start to fall, nothing warms you up like a cup of good cheer. Thankfully, Alexandria is practically overflowing with holiday spirit(s)! From special brews to festive cocktails, mulled wine and artisan cider, Alexandria restaurants and pubs are concocting and pouring yummy holiday drinks that will keep you toasty and toasting all the way to New Year’s.
Don’t want to be left out in the cold? Read on for our list of the top seasonal spirits in Alexandria! And of course, please drink responsibly (remember, too much eggnog got Grandma run over by a reindeer!).
From expertly crafted cocktails to gourmet cheeses and high-end cookware, Alexandria is a foodie’s paradise. So how do you decide what to buy for your foodie friends and family this holiday season? Look no further than our Top 5 Gifts for Foodies, all found in Alexandria! Continue reading
If it’s true, as Will Rogers says, that “You can judge a town by the quality of its chili,” then the Hard Times Café is proof that Alexandria is one extraordinary place to be. Continue reading
Alexandria’s streets have seen a lot of American history, but they are also home to a wide spread of international cuisine, shops and festivals. From Sri Lanka to El Salvador, authentic ethnic food spices up Alexandria’s thriving dining scene, and just a quick trip to Old Town Alexandria, Del Ray and beyond can give you a taste of Greece, Vietnam, or Ethiopia. Continue reading
As August winds down, so does Virginia Craft Beer Month—but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to stop! Continue reading
We’re all aware that summer on the East Coast can mean some seriously warm weather. So what better way to beat the heat than with something cold and sweet like ice cream or a popsicle? Continue reading
The joys of picnics are simple: fresh air, no-stress nibbles and stretching out on a patch of lush green grass. What’s that you say? Alexandria has all of these glorious summer treats? Cha-ching! Continue reading