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

2 Fish & Chips Joints Close But Another Rises from the Greasy Ashes

July 1, 2015 7:58 PM1 comment

It’s been a rough year for the fried fish fast food game in these parts. Not only did the Long John Silver’s on West Broad Street close after 30 years but just up Route 29, the Fairfax Circle Arthur Treacher’s – the last remaining Virginia location of the 46-year old […]

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FOOD NEWS: Buffalo Wild Wings Opens Monday, DGS Now in Mosaic & ‘Beast of the Month’ at Red Apron

June 25, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

  Buffalo Wild Wings Opens in Skyline on Monday Falls Church is getting a giant new sports bar. On Monday, Buffalo Wild Wings is opening on Leesburg Pike in the Skyline-area of F.C., bringing with it an extensive collection of beer, wall-to-wall TVs, 21 signature sauces and a whole lot […]

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Treat Dad to Brunch, Dinner & Free Custard on Father’s Day

June 17, 2015 6:19 PM0 comments

Mom got the special treatment last month, so this time it’s Dad’s turn. For Father’s Day this weekend, several Falls Church-area restaurants are serving up specials including brunches, dinners and even a couple freebies.   Dogfish Head Alehouse 6220 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church | | 703-534-3342 Dogfish Ale House in […]

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FOOD NEWS: New Whiskey Menu at Open Road & Bastille’s Farmers Market Chef Demo Saturday

June 10, 2015 7:02 PM0 comments

  Open Road to Debut New Whiskey Menu for Bourbon Day Last week it was doughnuts and this week it’s booze. Any excuse for a party, right? In recognition of National Bourbon Day this Sunday, Merrifield’s Open Road Grill & Icehouse is launching a new whiskey menu to celebrate the […]

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Falls Church Plaka Grill Opening to Public Monday

June 8, 2015 3:12 PM0 comments

It’s been a long time coming but Plaka Grill is finally ready to open its doors this Thursday on Broad Street in the City of Falls Church.

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Taco Bamba’s Victor Albisu Wins Chef of the Year at 2015 RAMMY Awards

12:20 PM0 comments

Victor Albisu was the big winner at the 33rd RAMMY Awards held Sunday night in Washington, D.C., earning the coveted Chef of the Year award for his work at Del Campo in the District and Falls Church’s own Taco Bamba.

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FOOD NEWS: New Thai Restaurant Comes to Mosaic, Plaka Grill Delayed & Free Donuts Friday

June 3, 2015 5:48 PM0 comments

  Plaka Grill Inches Closer to Opening on W. Broad The Falls Church location of Plaka Grill now looks to open sometime this month, says the restaurant’s Cathy Drosos. Initially planned to open early this year, several delays have pushed back the Little City debut of the Greek cafe coming […]

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Falls Church Ranked #17 on Best Small Towns List

June 1, 2015 12:43 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church is number 17 in a new list ranking the best small towns in the country to live, work and play, according to a press release Monday.

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Goldberg Brings Ice Cream & Passion to The Little City

May 27, 2015 4:41 PM0 comments

It helps to be passionate about what you’re selling and Jeff Goldberg sure is passionate about ice cream. “I don’t do toppings or jimmies,” the owner of the nascent Lil City Creamery says. “I promised the farmer I wouldn’t cover up his ice cream. And I don’t.” Falls Church has […]

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Falls Church Food News: Chef Series Returns, Brine Now Open in Mosaic & Long John Silver’s Closes

May 13, 2015 3:59 PM1 comment

Farmers Market Chef Series Starts Saturday The Farmers Market Chef series returns to the City of Falls Church this weekend, kicking off the season with Bertrand Chemel and Caitlin Dysart from Pizzeria Orso and 2941 Restaurant at 9 a.m. Saturday. The annual program at the Falls Church Farmers market features […]

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