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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: Chuy’s Celebrates Elvis’ 80th Birthday

December 31, 2014 2:09 PM0 comments

Chuy’s, the Austin-based Tex-Mex joint that has recently set up shop at two locations in Northern Virginia, is going all out next Thursday, celebrating the birth of the Elvis, with a bash filled with fried chicken, margaritas and Twinkies. Guests dressed up like the King (or Priscilla) who stop by […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: New Year’s Eve in Falls Church

December 29, 2014 1:49 PM0 comments

New Year’s resolutions don’t start until you wake up New Year’s Day so it’s best to go balls to the wall until you finally crash in the wee hours of January 1. There’s plenty of places in Falls Church to party hearty and ring in 2015 including family-friendly Watch Night, […]

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Eating in the New Year

11:05 AM0 comments

It’s going to take a full stomach to party all the way into 2015. Here is a lineup of downtown Falls Church restaurants providing December 31 revelry and nourishment to last you all the way into the New Year. Argia’s – www.argias.com 124 N. Washington St., 703-534-1033 A special New […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Anthony’s Restaurant

December 24, 2014 1:47 PM1 comment

In a controversial move to push it out of its long-time W. Broad Street location in the City of Falls Church in the summer of 2013, the legendary Anthony’s Restaurant had to wait a year until last summer to have its new location at Route 50 and Annandale Road ready. […]

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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

6:16 PM0 comments

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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