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

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

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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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New Ice Cream Shop, Lil City Creamery, Opens

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UPDATE: A note on Lil City Creamery’s Facebook page says that due to overwhelming response, the store will be closed until 11 a.m. Wednesday so it can replenish its ice cream supply from Delaware. Lil City Creamery, a new ice cream shop, is now open in the space of a former […]

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Where to Eat Around Falls Church on Mother’s Day

May 6, 2015 7:38 PM0 comments

It’s your duty to treat Mom right this Sunday and that includes making sure she spends absolutely no time in the kitchen. For those lacking the necessary culinary skills to accomplish that feat, here’s a collection of Falls Church-area restaurants which will do their best to please her palate this […]

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FOOD NEWS: Taste of Merrifield Saturday, Plus Mosaic Farm Market is Back

April 29, 2015 7:58 PM0 comments

More than 65 vendors are taking part in the Taste of Merrifield at Mosaic this Saturday featuring food from Capital Teas, Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, Dickey’s Barbecue, Flippin’ Pizza, Gypsy Soul, Kettle Corn, Matchbox, MOM’s Organic Market, Open Road, Scoops Ice Cream Truck, Sea Pearl Restaurant, Sweet Fix DC, Ted’s […]

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