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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

The Popcorn Bag

The Popcorn Bag

Starting from a shopping inspiration in Texas, this Fredericksburg business now offers 60-plus flavors.

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

Night of the Sandwitch

Illustration by Mal Jones.

GUT CHECK

Flavors of Belize

Seeds of Belize

Use all of the pumpkin by playing with pepitos.

Jackson 20's GoVino Wine Glass

Tailgate with Mint Juleps at the 2014 International Gold Cup

How can you go wrong with mint, sugar, ice and bourbon?

Deep-Fried Candy Corn

Hungry For Linkage: ‘Food: A Love Story’ + Village Sweet Bakery + Deep-Fried Candy Corn

Online cookie business, Monster Cookie Co., turns brick and mortar.