Hungry for Linkage: ‘Save Our Sound’ Campaign Continues in Leesburg + Tank-Farmed Salmon in NoVA + Taste of Vienna this Saturday

A roundup of food news in Northern Virginia.


By Evan Milberg

Atlantic salmon grown at a “recirculating aquaculture facility” in Shepherdstown, W.Va. is available for a brief period in some Northern Virginia restaurants, reports Whitney Pipkin, including: River Falls Seafood, Trummer’s on Main, Victoria Gastro Pub, Wegman’s, It’s About Thyme, The Meat House and River Creek Country Club. “They have been chipping away at the sustainability issues that plague this farmed fish’s reputation by growing it in land-based tanks without the use of antibiotics or hormones.” [WaPo]

Tysons Corner is getting a new restaurant at 8605 Westwood Center Drive with hookahs and cocktails. [Eater]

Reevaluating the scientific link between diet, superfoods, vegetables and cancer. [NYT]

“Our current sound ordinance is very business unfriendly, and places such severe limits on outdoor music that it effectively bans it. I urge you to remind the Town Council ( to pass a reasonable noise ordinance of at least 70dBA, that balances the rights of both the businesses and property owners,” writes Leesburg’s Vice Mayor Dave ButlerMacDowell Brew Kitchen is leading the fight to “Save Our Sounds” in Leesburg. The next meeting is scheduled for June 9. [, Leesburg Today]

Coming this Saturday: Taste of Vienna, hosted by the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department. [Taste of Vienna]

Robert Wiedmaier (of Braboplans for a restaurant at Reagan Airport. [Eater]