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

Restaurant Spotlight: True Food Kitchen

December 11, 2014 1:48 PM0 comments

True Food Kitchen looks like how I’d imagine the cafeteria at Crate & Barrel headquarters would look like. It’s one big, airy space filled with clean lines, bright green booths alongside yellow chairs and reclaimed wood tables adorned with potted plants. One wall is covered in birch trees and another […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: NatsFest

December 10, 2014 11:09 PM0 comments

There’s still a couple of months to go before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. So in order to fill that baseball void, the Nationals are giving fans an offseason day of fun. This Saturday, NatsFest gives fans access to more than 20 Nats players with Q&A sessions, interviews, […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Ted’s Bulletin

November 25, 2014 6:35 PM0 comments

The Mosaic District might seem like an odd location for a diner. With all its posh shops, swanky movie theater and artisan eateries, a greasy spoon doesn’t exactly fit in with the whole motif. But Ted’s Bulletin, the 1930s-themed mini-chain now open in the Merrifield development, is, at its core, […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: ZooLights

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Falls Church may be considering lighting up its trees for the first time this season but the National Zoo has been doing it for years. This Friday, the zoo kicks off its annual holiday event, ZooLights, featuring more than half-a-million lights twinkling around the park on trees and in the […]

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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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