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Vino Kids

Making winery visits fun for the whole family.

notes on dining with an infant.

Don’t Sit Baby in the Corner

Smile, leave a big tip and other notes on dining with an infant.

The Garden Bistro Warrenton

What happens when a 4-year-old and a restaurant critic review the same meal?

Dueling takes on dinner at Airlie’s The Garden Bistro.

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REVIEWS

The Garden Bistro Warrenton

What happens when a 4-year-old and a restaurant critic review the same meal?

Dueling takes on dinner at Airlie’s The Garden Bistro.

LITTLE NIBBLE

Mackie's Bar & Grille

Mackie’s Bar & Grill

The New York strip au poivre is the pièce de résistance at this Old Town Alexandria eatery.

BOOKS

Indian for Everyone cookbook

Q: What’s an Easy, Gateway Indian Dish to Make at Home?

Anupy Singla’s “Indian for Everyone: The Home Cook’s Guide to Traditional Favorites” gives beginners a guide to Indian cuisine.

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

Sunchokes

Sunchokes Deconstructed

Crunchy, Dense, Nutty, Sweet and native to North America, Sunchokes are versatile, tuberous roots that can be served raw, fried, steamed or roasted.

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

Twin Hearts Bakery.

VA Made: Twin Hearts Bakery

A near-death experience helped inspire this entrepreneur to create a healthier treat.

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

Refrigerator Art

Dinner and a Movie

Illustration by Will Mullery.

GUT CHECK

Kid-friendly wineries in Northern Virginia

Vino Kids

Making winery visits fun for the whole family.

notes on dining with an infant.

Don’t Sit Baby in the Corner

Smile, leave a big tip and other notes on dining with an infant.

The Garden Bistro Warrenton

What happens when a 4-year-old and a restaurant critic review the same meal?

Dueling takes on dinner at Airlie’s The Garden Bistro.

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Local crowdfunding alert: Queen Victoria’s Distillery

You can help build a distillery in Manassas.