Fit in Falls Church: A Happy (and Healthy!) Fourth of July

July 1, 2014 11:42 AM0 comments

By Gretchen Powell Independence Day is quickly descending upon us, bringing with it a tidal wave of fireworks, quality time with friends and family, and, of course, lots of cookouts. My family loves busting out the grill on the Fourth of July and partaking in a hearty meal of traditional […]

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Wilson Rises to the Challenge as New Mad Fox Chef

June 25, 2014 5:10 PM2 comments

“It’s not so difficult coming up with new menu items,” says chef Brian Wilson. “It’s difficult applying them to where you are.”

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Barbarellaesque

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A show I’m willing to bet no one in The Little City has set their eyes upon before is taking place this Saturday at The State Theatre.

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Restaurant Spotlight: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

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The BJ’s chain of restaurants and breweries expanded into Northern Virginia last fall by opening one of its brewhouses in Tysons Corner. The new location has all the hallmarks of similar casual restaurant chains. There’s a massive dining room lined with flat-screen TVs. There’s a glossy spiral-bound menu, with pictures, […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Wine Country BBQ Bash

June 20, 2014 2:43 PM0 comments

I know I probably sound like a broken record here, but damn if I don’t like food and drink.

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Press Pass: Helen Sung

June 18, 2014 6:10 PM0 comments

With the release of her latest album, Anthem for a New Day, jazz pianist/composer Helen Sung feels like she’s come into her own as an artist. She’ll be playing a show including selections from the album next Thursday, June 26, at The Hamilton as part of the DC Jazz Festival. […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Mocha Café and Pastry

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If you’re looking for a getaway café experience, you can leave your passport at home. Mocha Café and Pastry, newly opened in Arlington, has the freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, coffee-house drinks, and atmosphere to recreate that continental experience. The dining space here is chic and inviting. Tall-backed arm chairs in […]

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Tinner Hill Festival Brings Weekend of Blues to F.C.

June 13, 2014 10:16 AM0 comments

The Tinner Hill Blues Festival, now in its 21st year, will again bring acclaimed entertainment and all things blues to The Little City.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Tinner Hill’s Blues, Brew & BBQ

June 11, 2014 7:59 PM0 comments

Anytime you can get down with good music, good food and good beer, you better do it.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Cowboy Cafe

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On the Cowboy Cafe sign is a cowboy riding a bucking bronco. Beneath the silhouette is the phrase “great food and beer.” Chances are if you’re stopping by this longstanding Lee Highway establishment, you’re more focused on what’s in the trough than what’s in your feedbag, considering that craft beers […]

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