Last year I got a chance to visit 21 Great American Bistro. It is located at 10427 North St #102, Fairfax, VA at one of the most beautiful parts of this historic city in Northern Virginia. The restaurant is a bistro. It is small with nice décor inside with one of the walls in brick which reflects the historic city.Continue reading
As you step into the little bakery at 1515 N Courthouse Rd, in Arlington, the sweet smell of freshly baked pastries and coffee overwhelms you and draws you in ready to pummel your taste buds.
On Thursday, April 16, the Rising Hope United Methodist Church set up camp with the World Central Kitchen to feed hundreds of people in the Mount Zephyr area. The recipe that really hit the spot was Chef José Andrés’ recipe which was a combination of meat, corn, rice, and spices. Pastor Keary Kincannon said, “We gave out 300 meals in 30 minutes. It was a wonderful dish. They got to take what they needed.” Continue reading
South Lakes High School in Reston has been shuttered due to COVID-19 but the school’s PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) Food Pantry kept on working. The school’s Principal Kim Retzer said, “Since the start of all of this, Food Pantry organizers have been planning how they can continue to support our community while adhering to health department guidelines for social distancing. The dedication of the volunteers, significantly limited for safety reasons, is nothing short of amazing. They tapped into the kindness of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Herndon to continue their amazing work of getting food to needy families.” Continue reading
Food for Neighbors weekend grab and go bag distribution for middle and high school students in Fairfax County Public Schools’ Herndon Pyramid was assisted by the staff members from Herndon High School. Students or their parents waited in front of Hutchison Elementary School in Herndon and watched staff unload bin after bin of food in Ziploc bags. Organizers had overlapped distribution location and time with that of Fairfax County Public Schools’ free meal service. Continue reading
Fairfax City, Virginia and Starship Technologies have partnered to allow restaurants to use the sidewalk drones for contactless deliveries in a limited area during the coronavirus outbreak. The restaurants that are using them include Havabite Eatery, Coyote Grille, Hamrock’s Restaurant, The Wine House, High Side, and Essential Groceries, with more signing on soon. Continue reading
Taste of Reston, produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, is the largest outdoor food festival in the area. It has been voted “Northern Virginia’s Best Food Festival” by Virginia Living magazine since 2012. Join the Reston Town Center for two days of restaurants and community vendors, four stages of live entertainment, the Family Fun Zone, and the Wine ‘n Dine area. Continue reading
BRAWS (Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters) and Britepaths hosted a community event enabling women to “shop” for bras and underwear for themselves and their children. Britepaths provides local, low-income residents with emergency assistance, food, financial-literacy programs, workforce skills, and one-on-one mentoring while BRAWS is a Fairfax-based nonprofit that provides women and girls living in shelters with new, personally fitted undergarments and menstrual supplies. Continue reading
Primo’s Family Restaurant, similar to most of the restaurants in the Mount Vernon area, has put out a sign on their door that says order out only. Primo’s has also started offering delivery as well starting the day after St. Patrick’s Day. Primo’s Family Restaurant in the Belle View Shopping Center has no previous experience of this new venture, but desperate times require desperate measures. They have assigned to the wait staff who had some free time since no one was coming in to dine anymore. Continue reading
Every year in May, Wilson Boulevard is transformed into a vibrant dining, shopping, and family-fun day experience for all ages… and this year is no different.