Chef Uffe Mikkelsen

By Chester Simpson Chef Uffe Mikkelsen Roseina’s 1307 Shenandoah Road Hollin Hall Village Center Roseinas.com 703-768-0064   (L to R) Roseina’s Vegetarian Pleaser w/ our Tomato & Mozzarella Salad, California Sandwich w/ Smoked Turkey, Bacon, Tomato, Lettuce, Avocado & Basil Mayonnaise, Blue Cheese & Caramelized Walnut Salad w/ Baked Salmon and Roseina’s Chilled Gazpacho. Uffe […]

Back to Basics

By Doug Fabiolli   Back to Basics         Our agricultural mentoring program got a big boost a few weeks ago. Now I really need to step up my game to teach better, say the best words and act like a grown up. I hope I can keep the illusion of knowledge going. Along those […]

Behind the Bar: Matthew King

Matthew King City Kitchen 330 South Picket Street Alexandria 703-685-9172 FatCityKitchen.com Matt serves up the Bristow Lemonade – MurLarkey Clemoncy Whiskey, simple syrup, pomegranate juice, citrus bitters & a splash of soda.   Matt is behind the bar Tuesday through Saturday nights.   How did you get started in the bartending business?   I started […]

Haute Dogs and Fries

By LG & BT   Haute Dogs and Fries “A Gourmet Version of an American Favorite”   What better way to celebrate our Nation’s 241st birthday than with a hot dog, fries and a cold beer? We found just the place for you to do that with a twist on an old favorite. Haute Dogs […]

Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ

By B & L Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ Four months ago Pitmaster Barbeque opened in Old Town Alexandria. The restaurant is a collaboration of Myron Mixon and local restaurateurs Joe Coury and Bill McFadden. Coury is a well-known Alexandria restaurateur with his anchor restaurant, Faccia Luna, in the 800 block of South Washington Street here […]

Chef Megg Baroody

Chef Megg Baroody Meggrolls 107 N. Fayette Street Old Town Alexandria 571-312-0399 http://www.meggrolls.com By Chester Simpson About the Chef: Meghan is a native Alexandrian and graduate of TC Williams high school. She was a student-athlete at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in studio art. After […]

Del Ray’s Los Tios Grill

By The Old Town Crier Del Ray’s Los Tios Grill With Cinco de Mayo being celebrated in May, we thought it would be appropriate to feature one of our local Mexican themed eateries. While Los Tios isn’t a traditional Mexican restaurant, it features some of the most popular Tex-Mex and Salvadorean food in the area. […]

Behind the Bar: Elias Peters

Elias Peters Cedar Knoll Restaurant 9030 Lucia Lane Alexandria 703-780-3665 Cedarknollva.com   Elias serves up a Cedar Knoll specialty called the Bischon Frisee – in a chilled martini glass, add a little vodka, a little St. Germaine and a touch of grapefruit!   Elias is behind the bar on Tuesdays through Saturday nights. Happy hour […]

A Life in the Day

By Doug Fabbioli   A Life in the Day           For some reason I find myself caught in the middle of this turbulent storm of productivity. I know we are making business, creating jobs, collaborating with others, maintaining quality, giving great customer service, teaching techniques and strategies for success, building the skills of the […]

Chef/Owner Alex Truitt

By Chester Simpson Chef / Owner Alex Truitt Blue And White Carry Out 1024 Wythe Street Old Town Alexandria (703) 548-3867 Monday – Friday 5:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Closed on weekends Blue & White is a community institution. This is good southern comfort food dished out in huge portions, a real working class breakfast […]