Some of Our Favorite Ideas for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is just days away, but don’t worry if you’re not sure what to serve yet. We’re here to help! Here are some of our favorite past articles about Thanksgiving dinner, with recommendations for turkey, vegetarian dishes, wine, and dessert. Eat up, and remember that you still have six weeks before you have to start that New Year’s…

November 23, 2015

Inspired by Fall Flavors, Local Chefs Craft New Seasonal Dishes

We have officially entered into Fall. Gone are the light ceviches and heirloom tomato salads that dotted menus across town. Chefs are busy revamping their offerings with autumnal flavors and slightly heavier dishes. We thought it would be fun to see how some of our favorite restaurants in and around Reston are incorporating Fall produce such as…

October 21, 2015

Vegetarians at Thanksgiving: How to Keep Them Happy and Nourished

I see you over there in the freezer section, eyeing the Tofurkey and looking confused. I know you mean well. Perhaps you have vegetarian guests coming to your turkey dinner, and you want them to feel included. Or maybe this is your first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian, and you’re not sure what to do. The first thing…

November 20, 2014

A Fall Squash Cheat Sheet

The bounty of summer is long gone but fall brings its own special harvest to the table. Squash is in full-force right now at grocery stores and farmers markets. These nutritional power-houses are packed with vitamins and fiber. They can be used to lighten-up recipes by replacing starches such as pasta and potatoes. They can also be the…

October 29, 2014