Critter Corner: Blue

March 24, 2015 3:33 PM0 comments

Here is Blue on top of the Blue Mountain Conservatory hike.  The 7-year-old dog of the Sirotas, Blue is not a cold weather fan. He loves to sunbathe on his family’s deck or lay in his bed next to the fireplace.

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The Little City’s Most Social Restaurants

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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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Falls Church Chefs Get Kitchens, Menus Ready for Spring Season

March 23, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

Travis Weiss, executive chef at Mad Fox Brewery, said that he works the opposite way of a lot of other chefs when creating new dishes for the Falls Church restaurant. Whereas many chefs conceive a dish in their heads, then go fetch the ingredients needed for that dish, Weiss lets […]

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Around the World With Falls Church Restaurant Week

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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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Press Pass: That Metal Show

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Eddie Trunk, host and originator of VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show,” doesn’t give a damn what you think about his musical tastes. He told the News-Press he doesn’t really catch flack for it, though. “Anybody who knows me at all knows that, even if I did catch flack, I couldn’t […]

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McLean Youth Paint The Alden ‘Totally Red!’

March 17, 2015 2:13 PM0 comments

“Totally Red!” a show comprised of several remixes of the beloved classic “Little Red Riding Hood,” began a two-weekend run at The Alden at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean on last Saturday. The show features a cast of young actors who live in the McLean Community Center’s tax district. The two performances […]

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Critter Corner: Mercy

March 16, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

This is Mercy, a Golden Retriever and therapy dog, who is related to the dogs featured in the Air Bud films through a common ancestor. She loves cheering up kids and making them happy wherever she goes!

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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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Press Pass: Rare Essence

March 11, 2015 7:20 PM0 comments

Andre “Whiteboy” Johnson, the only founding member of the legendary go-go band Rare Essence still regularly playing with the group, told the News-Press that, even after nearly 40 years, he considers the band a new, indie act. Rare Essence plays tons of shows in the metropolitan region every year. But […]

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