Posted by Stefanie Gans, Dining Editor / Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Above: the tablescape at the new Lotus Grill in Shirlington. The rest of the interior—especially that crystal chandelier with circles of metal around it—are much more awesome than this attempt at matchy-matchy theme.
The Fresh Market—have you been in Vienna, ’cause those bins of dried veggies are awesome—will open at the upcoming One Loudoun complex. [WBJ | Eater]
Cooking his heart out: Vermilion‘s Tony Chittum‘s last shift is Valentine’s Day. Up next: William Morris. [WaPo]
Food is a pastime. And even those who can’t afford it are spending too much on dinner. [NYT]
National craft beer seller Beerjobber closed yesterday. The company, which sold Port City, has not responded for a comment. [NVM]
Are supper clubs still cool if NPR writes about them? [The Salt]
This day in history “1920: Prohibition began in the U.S., banning the sale of all alcoholic beverages. Allowances were made to produce wine for “religious purposes.” [Foodimentary]
Cupcakes for Breakfast, a blog with the ability to seamlessly integrate chocolate layer cake with layered collars and sweaters. Bravo. [Cupcakes for Breakfast]
@mahalocove: “@novadining Mahalo Cove would like to invite you to taste our food. We have great fresh food & several dishes ppl love-new menu soon as well.” // Readers – should we go?
Tags: Beerjobber, Clarendon, Cupcakes for Breakfast, Del Ray, Hungry for Linkage, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Lotus Grill, Mahalo Cove, One Loudoun, Paul Bakery, Shirlington, the fresh market, Tysons Galleria, Vermilion, Vienna, william morris