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
Italy hopes tourists ride along picturesque routes in vintage 1920s steam trains
A picture shows a meeting room aboard the Tuscany's Nature Train dating back to 1920, on April 11, 2015 near Montalcino. Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini presented today a new strategy for sustainable tourism aboard an antic train of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane .
Sustainable Chefs Showcase Returns to Indie Grits for Fifth Year
Believe it or not, this is the fifth year in which Indie Grits has teamed up with the Columbia chapter of Slow Food for an afternoon of sustainable local food. Why might that be hard to believe? Because the event has so quickly become one of the most important Midlands food events of the year.
Mark Bittman: McDonald's turns 'progressive'
You could almost feel sorry for McDonald's. That's an odd sentiment when you consider that the company's revenues in 2014 were $27.4 billion and its stock price makes it worth something like $92 billion.
Bay Area Companies Want You to Get Your Whole Grains, in the Form of Dried Pasta
Renato Sardo, left, and Dario Barbone started Baia Pasta, which is one of several Bay Area companies started within the last few years making dried pasta. As a food-conscious consumer, you may care deeply about the source of the fresh foods you purchase but do you give the same attention to a box of dried pasta? Do you know where the flour for that pasta came from? Can it be traced to one source? Do you know how it was milled? And if you want to be healthier and buy the whole-wheat variety, while it may say whole grain, are you sure it's actually 100 percent whole grains? Now there are four Bay Area companies offering full transparency when it comes to that ubiquitous pantry staple: dried pasta, with each company offering its unique spin.
As the rate of internet speed is increasing, it is shoving me aside as a writer. I often feel as if I should have gotten off this sleek, modern dot.com bullet train sometime in the last century when I could still make the keys dance on my good old reliable Underwood typewriter at lightning speed, carbon paper included, without making an error.
Farmland eyed for industrial land bank
Clark County is considering applying a little-used planning designation that would take 600 acres of farmland out of production and set it aside for industrial use. The family that owns both the Lagler Dairy and Ackerland properties, which total about 600 acres on either side of Highway 503 just south of Battle Ground, hopes to see the agricultural land converted into light industrial - think warehouses and distribution centers, not smoke stacks and large-scale manufacturing.
Cafe where the weather changes the menu
US Homeland Security hold fears for Australian kids after an alleged paedophile was found with a partially-clothed 14-year-old girl in his bed. REGULATORS investigating sharp movement in the dollar just minutes before yesterday's interest rate announcement, with suspicions of an RBA leak.
Italy pins hopes on Milan Expo after corruption, delays
Three weeks before the Milan Expo opens on May 1, the site of the showpiece event is still a mass of trucks raising dust and workers in hard hats racing to finish building after delays, graft and cost overruns. Italy has had four different governments in the seven years since Milan was chosen to follow the 2010 Shanghai Expo and has undergone its most severe economic crisis since World War Two.
Slow Food Nova Scotia returns to Dartmouth with dinner of spring's bounty
The sixth annual Slow Food Nova Scotia Spring Supper returns to Halifax on May 2 at Christ Church Community Centre in Dartmouth. The dinner features nine of the region's top chefs working to prepare a multiple-course, locally sourced Nova Scotia church supper.
Giuseppe Penone Pushes 'Indistinct Boundaries' at Marian Goodman Gallery
"Camerado! This is no book/Who touches this, touches a man," Walt Whitman wrote in Leaves of Grass . A profoundly secular transubstantiation, these two lines of poetry changed culture by enmeshing it with nature.