Experience Inventive Food and Beer Pairings at Barrel & Bushel in Tyson’s Corner

Virginians seem to have had their fill of fancy, high-priced wine these days. If the newly established Loudon County (LoCo) Ale Trail is any indication, beer is having a major moment. Nowhere is this love of hops more apparent than at the brand new Barrel & Bushel restaurant in the Hyatt Regency in Tysons Corner. Chef Dan Dienemann (Founding Farmers, Tupelo…

August 4, 2015

10 Locals You Should Be Following on Instagram (Besides Us!)

We love Instagram. It’s a visual feast of beautiful photography and a great place to discover creative people. It’s more fun than Facebook because it’s just photos, usually captured quicky and in-the-moment. It’s a little raw and refreshingly devoid of marketing. Here is a list of ten local instagrammers you should follow as they trek…

October 13, 2014

The Organic Butcher: Artisan & Exotic Meats in Neighboring McLean

If you are looking for the finest quality meat, poultry and seafood in close proximity to Reston, look no further than The Organic Butcher of McLean. This mecca of artisan foods is just a mere 20 minutes away and stocks the crème de la crème of organic and locally raised meats and sustainable seafood. Native Virginian…

October 6, 2014

Tavern64 Regional Kitchen: Building Community With Local Food

We’ve heard the term “farm to table” a million times at this point but what does it really mean and why is it important? According to Tavern64 Regional Kitchen in Reston Town Center it means sourcing food directly from farmers and producers themselves and not using large distributers. Tavern64 goes one step further and focuses…

September 22, 2014