Restaurant Spotlight: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

July 2, 2014 4:13 PM0 comments

Summer is here, and with it comes lots of attention paid to one type of food in particular: barbecue. Memorial Days, Independence Days, and the occasional weekends are spent gathered around a grill or smoker stacked with carnivorous goodness. But with summers as hot and humid as they are in […]

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Press Pass: Veronneau

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The jazz group Veronneau has played venues such as the Kennedy Center, the Strathmore, and Blues Alley. They’ve played at international embassies in the District. Later this month, they’ll be embarking on a tour of the United Kingdom, where they’ll again play live on the BBC. But before they head […]

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Creative Cauldron Cabarets Bring Summer of Song to ArtSpace F.C.

July 1, 2014 4:28 PM0 comments

By David Thompson With the return of summer comes a new run of Creative Cauldron’s cabaret series at ArtSpace Falls Church. “This is the fourth year that we have offered cabarets featuring some of D.C.’s most talented musical theater performers,” said Creative Cauldron Producing Director Laura Connors Hull. “Audiences are in […]

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

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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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