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

Restaurant Spotlight: Lotus Garden

September 17, 2014 8:54 PM0 comments

With so much on my plate, literally, it takes a special place to earn its way into the pantheon of restaurants I frequent on a regular basis. Lotus Garden is one of those special places.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Summers Farm Fall Harvest Festival

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Ushering in the season change, Summers Farm opens to the public for six weeks starting this Saturday for its annual Fall Harvest Festival in Frederick, Maryland.

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Cooking Falls Church Restaurant Favorites at Home

September 12, 2014 11:36 AM0 comments

We asked Falls Church restaurants to share one of their top recipes with News-Press readers. Now, you can whip up these three Little City favorites in your very own kitchen. Pizzeria Orso’s Maple Truffle Brussels Sprouts with Applewood Smoked Bacon & Roasted Pumpkin Pizzeria Orso, 400 South Maple Avenue, 703-226-3460 • pizzeriaorso.com […]

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Dogwood Teams Up with Catoctin Creek; Menu Revamp Planned

September 10, 2014 11:31 PM0 comments

On Monday, Dogwood Tavern held a release event for Catoctin Creek’s Roundstone Rye, celebrating the Falls Church sports bar’s collaboration with the Loudoun County distillery.

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Vegan Restaurant Replacing Pie-tanza in Falls Plaza

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Fast casual vegan restaurant Native Food Café is coming to the space vacated by Pie-Tanza in the Falls Plaza Shopping Center. Pie-Tanza shuttered in the Falls Church strip mall two weeks ago.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: DC Shorts Film Festival

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Dubbed the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by Moviemaker Magazine, the DC Shorts Film Festival is going on now at three area theaters, including the Angelika Film Center in Mosaic. Throughout the 11-day festival, 135 films, each between two and 30 minutes long, will be screened, including 17 different 90-minute film […]

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Weiss to Take Over as Mad Fox Head Chef

September 9, 2014 2:58 PM0 comments

In two weeks, Mad Fox Brewing Company will have a new person leading its kitchen, just six months after introducing its last head chef.

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Ted’s Bulletin Opening October 6 in Mosaic

September 4, 2014 1:48 PM0 comments

Next month, Ted’s Bulletin will debut at Mosaic District adding yet another dining option to the Merrifield development’s growing lineup when it opens its doors on October 6.

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Guest Commentary: The Imperative for Civic Education Revitalization

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By Pete Davis Last year marked the 30th anniversary of A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Education Reform, the bombshell Reagan administration report that helped define today’s conventional wisdom about American schools. Thanks to the report – which implied that America’s “preeminence in commerce, industry, science and technology” was […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Passion Fin

September 3, 2014 11:05 PM0 comments

The Mosaic District may get all the fanfare but, across the street, Halstead Square is quietly building up its very own dining scene in Merrifield.

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