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TRENDING

Hold the Cream and Sugar

Instead, add butter and oil for on-trend bulletproof coffee.

Mele Bistro.

Charm and Chaos

At Mele Bistro, the food is promising, it’s navigating the menu that’s difficult.

The Italian Store’s vintage Berkel slicer.

Show & Tell with Italian Store’s Robert Tramonte

The Italian Store’s Robert Tramonte and his $10,000 Meat Slicer.

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REVIEWS

Mele Bistro.

Charm and Chaos

At Mele Bistro, the food is promising, it’s navigating the menu that’s difficult.

LITTLE NIBBLE

Mason-Dixon Cafe & Baking Co.

Mason-Dixon Cafe & Baking Co.

What trendy, delectable dish are you? Odds are you can find it here.

BOOKS

“Love Your Leftovers”

Q: Why do leftovers get a bad rap?

Macheesmo.com’s Nick Evans devotes his first book to giving leftovers a good name.

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

Eggplant Deconstructed.

Eggplant Deconstructed

Enjoyed in kitchens across the world, eggplant deserves attention as summer fades to fall.

AT HOME

Photo courtesy of PlateDate.

Farm-to-Your-Table

New Private Chef Service incorporates local food concept.

NECTAR

Witch’s Brew: Where to Find 14 Pumpkin Beers from NoVA Breweries

The Pumpkinization of NoVA Brew is complete. Here’s where to find it.

MUST TRY

Balsamo’s Family Kitchen (The Extended Balsamo Family)

VA Made: Balsamo’s Family Kitchen

A family recipe became a business inspiration for this mother of seven.

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.