Located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, between Old Town and Crystal City, the Evening Star Cafe is known for exceptional food, friendly but professional service, and an inviting, hip atmosphere.
Both a classic neighborhood restaurant and a destination for diners throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area, the Evening Star features sophisticated and eclectic American food, one of the region's most extensive and best-priced wine lists, and two separate lounges to relax in.
2000 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
Community gardens to promote agriculture
Ten thousand community gardens are to be created in Africa this year to promote traditional agriculture. The project is to be implemented by a global anti-hunger organisation, Slow Food, which promotes farming that is based on the people's culture and knowledge, local terrain, and respect for biodiversity.
Guy Grossi hosts Melbourne Tomato Festival at Farm Vigano
From left Loredana Grossi, Daniel Airo-Farulla, Lino Airo-Farulla, Rachele Saflekas, Frank Bovezza, celebrity chef Guy Grossi, Angelina Airo-Farulla and Adrienne Marson make tomato sauce in Lino Airo-Farulla's backyard. For chef Guy Grossi, it's a ceremony worth bottling and for Italians, they do so on the annual day to make passata - tomato sauce for pasta.
Organic Weekend Market opens at The District-Ayala tomorrow
THE Organik na Negros! Organic Producers and Retailers Association will open its 1st Organic Weekend Market tomorrow until Sunday, Jan. 24-25, at The District North Point- Ayala Mall. "We want our organic products to be more available to the consumers.
Slow down for Slow Wine LA Italian wine Tasting
Are you an Italian wine fan? Want to taste the difference that traditional and natural winemaking offers in the glass? The 2015 Slow Wine US Tour stops in LA this Tuesday, January 27, 2015, with over 50 producers from 15 Italian wine regions pouring their "Slow Wines". What is a Slow Wine? Slow Wine is an offshoot of the Slow Food Italy movement, whose philosophy is that quality food and wine should take time to produce, naturally, without additives or factory farming techniques.
Michael's Genuine Chef Niven Patel Talks Homestead Farming
On his one free day each week Niven Patel, the chef de cuisine at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, trades his whites for work boots. His two-acre plot in Homestead at the edge of the Redland grows Tuscan kale, chard, San Marzano tomatoes and seasoning peppers "which taste like a habanero without any of the heat," he says.
Slow Food East End Gives Grant For Montauk School Greenhouse Project
Concerned Citizens of Montauk, as part of their involvement with the Montauk School greenhouse project, has been awarded a $500 mini-grant from Slow Food East End. Through the support of one if its partners, the Josh Levine Memorial Foundation, Slow Food East End offers grants to help sustain the school garden movement on the East End.
Shifting to organic lifestyle
LEADING a healthier life is beyond consuming more fruits and vegetables. It is also further than getting a good heart rate or practically maintaining a well-balanced sugar intake.
The Food Column: Unboring cheese boards
Through the group's "Better Cheese for The Burgh" program, they offer stipends that allow local cheesemakers to study with experts in the United States and abroad. And now they're planning a "Kickoff for the Year of Pennsylvania Cheese" a tasting party featuring "un-boring cheese boards" from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at Butterjoint in Oakland.