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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.

Veloville USA

Tour de Joe: Bike shops open with coffee drinkers in mind

The Old-School Combo of Bicycling and Coffee Drinking gains modern momentum.

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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

June's Refrgerator Art

Hot Tub Boil Machine

Summer’s hot, hit the water.

Photo Courtesy of MacDowell Brew Kitchen

MacDowell Brew Kitchen releases Weiz Ass, a housemade wheat beer, this weekend

With up to 50 craft beers on their rotating tap, MacDowell brings in a few of their own.

Mom & Pop set to open in Mosaic July 1

Dolcezza owners open Mom & Pop in Mosaic District today

A cafe opens from the Dolcezza team.

Smokehouse Live

New ’Cue from July’s Barbecue Issue

NoVA welcomes new restaurants to satisfy your smoky meat cravings.