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Clarity, a clear winner

Clarity brings fine food and fun to Vienna.

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The Best in Brews

With about two dozen breweries now open in Northern Virginia, it was time to give out awards to the best beers made locally. You’ll also find stories on the business of beer and a directory of breweries opening and planning-to-open.

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REVIEWS

Clarity restaurant in Vienna

Clarity, a clear winner

Clarity brings fine food and fun to Vienna.

LITTLE NIBBLE

Aangan restaurant in Herndon

Aangan

On a cold night this winter, the restaurant was mostly empty. Don’t take that as a sign.

BOOKS

America’s Test Kitchen

Q: What was the most surprising discovery during recipe testing?

Jack Bishop, editorial director for America’s Test Kitchen, gives us a peak at the recipe item his staff wasn’t expecting to be a hit.

INFOGRAPHICS

Goats will always win eating competitions

Gastrological Signs

Despite the heavy criticisms by the more recognized Gastronomists, Gastrology is a legitimate source for weighing in on food options for any month of the year.

TOOLKIT

Sea Beans, Water & Wall

Sea Beans Deconstructed

Sea asparagus, salicornia, samphire, glasswort, drift seeds … it’s the crunchy marsh plant that tastes like the ocean, whatever you call it.

AT HOME

Photo courtesy of PlateDate.

Farm-to-Your-Table

New Private Chef Service incorporates local food concept.

NECTAR

Vino Kids

Making winery visits fun for the whole family.

MUST TRY

Falling Bark Farm

VA Made: Falling Bark Farm

This Clarke County-brand sprung from a couple with a knack for making hickory bark-foraged syrups.

LIFE BY TEXTING

Life by Text.

15 hours with a Goat Enthusiast, Farmer, Market Manager and Education Coordinator: Deb Lakowicz-Dramby

At Willowsford, Deb Lakowicz-Dramby does a bit of everything. But mostly, she loves taking pictures of and snuggling with goats.

REFRIGERATOR ART

June's Refrgerator Art

Hot Tub Boil Machine

Summer’s hot, hit the water.

GUT CHECK

Photo Courtesy of Nomad Grill

A Southern-inspired—and pork-free—menu at hookah bar Nomad Grill

Chef David Conn’s dishes mix Moroccan and Southern in a hookah bar atmosphere.

Clarity restaurant in Vienna

Clarity, a clear winner

Clarity brings fine food and fun to Vienna.