Austin Grill & Tequila Bar – Tex-Mex With a Tequila Twist

We have been frequenting then South Austin Grill for over 20 years. It has always been a go to place for a good margarita and good Tex-Mex cuisine. After three months of extensive renovation last winter, the Austin Grill reopened this April. Like many established businesses they decided to try their hand at “rebranding”. As a result, they […]

Meshelle Armstrong – Funny, Fierce, & Fantastic!

This month the Old Town Crier has the pleasure of presenting a personality profile on the second half of the dynamic Armstrong Old Town Duo: Meshelle Armstrong. If you have ever been to Restaurant Eve, Eamonn’s A Dublin Chipper, or Society Fair, then you have seen Meshelle’s handiwork first hand whilst you enjoyed her husband […]

Martin White: Irishman, Restaurateur and Dad

Martin White is perhaps the nicest, most jovial, and craziest (more on this later) person that I have ever had the pleasure of interviewing. In his words he is “a little bit nuts.” In fact, you have to be just a little bit crazy to enter into a lifelong career as a restaurateur. But, before […]

Home For the Holidays 2013

For those of you who read us every month, you know that each month I visit a different area in our region as a road trip.  However, each December I always write about our hometown, Old Town Alexandria.  With the recent closing of the Robinson Terminal loading docks and the coal-fired power plant in north […]