Articles by: Jody Fellows
Jody Fellows is the managing editor of the Falls Church News-Press.

Restaurant Spotlight: B Side

November 12, 2014 7:01 PM0 comments

Up until recently, chef and butcher Nate Anda’s meaty cuts were only available to Mosaic patrons behind the counter or in sandwich form in the back of his Red Apron shop.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: DC Brew Tours

November 5, 2014 7:15 PM0 comments

Just five years ago, there were no breweries in Washington, D.C. None. When DC Brau made its debut in 2009, it was the first brewery in the District since 1956 and in the years since, there’s been an influx of brewers into the City. And, because beer is good and […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Chuy’s

October 29, 2014 9:01 PM0 comments

For the second time in the past 12 months, a Texas-based Tex-Mex restaurant has set up shop in Northern Virginia. Cyclone Anaya was the first, opening in Mosaic District last October, and now the Austin-based chain Chuy’s has begun its infiltration into the area with locations now open in Fairfax […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Rustico’s Novemberfest

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The nice weather is fleeting and this may be the last weekend to really enjoy being outside. But just in case the temps dip too low, the libations served up at Rustico’s 3rd annual Novemberfest Saturday will do an ample job warming your belly. Featuring more than 50 craft beers […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Dolce Veloce

October 15, 2014 7:34 PM1 comment

At one point in time, there were 10 different places in the Little City to get pizza. It was a crusty, cheesy paradise. And while there have been a few closings and relocations in recent years, Falls Church still packs some serious pizza pedigree. But even in F.C.’s glory days […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest

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If you’re feeling thirsty this weekend, strap on your drinking shoes and head on down to Centerville as more than 50 breweries are gathering for the 8th annual Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest. The festival will feature a lineup of seasonal craft brews, both local and national, including creations from The […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Reel Independent Film Extravaganza 2014

October 8, 2014 6:41 PM0 comments

This weekend, D.C.’s very own version of the Oscars is taking place right here in Merrifield.

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Restaurant Spotlight: 29 Diner

October 1, 2014 8:59 PM0 comments

The 29 Diner has been around for over 60 years, but its latest incarnation is not even a month old. The longtime City of Fairfax joint, which first opened in 1947, closed in May of this year before an ownership change and new management reopened the historic spot on Lee […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Sons of Bill at The Hamilton

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This Friday, Charlotteville’s own Sons of Bill are performing at The Hamilton in D.C.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

September 24, 2014 7:49 PM0 comments

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so the Smithsonian should be blushing hard this weekend. On Saturday, thousands of museums across the country will copy the D.C. institution’s no-cost admission policy and open their doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Live Day. Some […]

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