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

The Little City’s Most Social Restaurants

March 24, 2015 9:35 AM0 comments

In this day and age, restaurants need more than just a website to establish an online presence. The rise of social networks has given both diners and restaurateurs a new way to share and advertise their eating experiences through check ins, food photos, daily specials and more. We looked at […]

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Around the World With Falls Church Restaurant Week

March 23, 2015 9:27 AM0 comments

World cuisine is well represented in this years’ Falls Church Restaurant Week lineup with participants serving up cuisine from eight different countries. Give your mouth a world tour all week long, right here in The Little City.

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Chemel Makes His Latest Challenge Look Like a Breeze at Pizzeria Orso

March 18, 2015 10:54 PM0 comments

Bertrand Chemel has worked at some of the finest restaurants in the world. He’s cooked in the kitchens of Laurent Tourondel and Daniel Boulud and helmed the kitchen of the acclaimed Cafe Boulud in New York City. Since 2008, he’s been the executive chef at Falls Church’s award-winning fine dining […]

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F.C.’s 2941 Celebrates Pi Day With Sweet & Savory Pies

March 13, 2015 2:16 PM0 comments

It’s supposed to hit 65 degrees this Saturday and that’s reason enough to celebrate. But to math lovers everywhere, March 14 is a celebration of that oh-so-magical ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Yup, tomorrow is 3/14, also known as Pi Day.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Rhys Darby at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

March 11, 2015 6:24 PM0 comments

Oh, how I miss “Flight of the Conchords.” The HBO series featuring Bret and Jemaine, two New Zelanders living in New York City, and their crazy, fish-out-of-water adventures. And how could I forget Murray, the clueless deputy cultural attaché at the New Zealand Consulate who also doubled as the duo’s […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Founding Farmers

March 4, 2015 9:12 PM0 comments

It’s easy to get overwhelmed at Founding Farmers, the new restaurant in Tysons at the corner of Galleria Drive and Tysons Boulevard. The local, mini-chain (additional locations are in D.C. and Rockville) is barely a month old but it’s already jam-packed on a daily basis, with reservations a commodity be […]

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Sen. Saslaw: Campus Rape Bill ‘Not As Strong as I Would Like’

February 11, 2015 8:36 PM0 comments

It was not as strong as Falls Church’s State Sen. Dick Saslaw wanted, but a modified bill to address the issue of sexual assault on college campuses sailed unanimously through the Virginia Senate Tuesday, and is expected to fare just as well in the House of Delegates.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Valentine’s Day at Pizzeria Orso

5:22 PM0 comments

In 2015, there’s no reason for not giving it your all on Valentine’s Day. Falling on a Saturday this year, the “workday excuse” is out, so best order up those flowers and brush up on your French toast recipe as an early-morning bouquet and breakfast in bed should certainly be […]

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1st Batch of Restaurants for Falls Church Restaurant Week 2015 Announced

February 9, 2015 3:54 PM0 comments

The first group of participants in the News-Press’ third annual edition of Falls Church Restaurant Week, taking place March 23 – 29, has been announced.

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Restaurant Spotlight: HoneyBaked Ham

February 4, 2015 8:57 PM0 comments

  Thinking of Honeybaked Ham, more often than not, elicits visions of hunks of honey-glazed meat at the center of the table during the holidays. But for the other ten months of the year, Honeybaked Ham is, in fact, still a thing and arguably one of the most overlooked eateries […]

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