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
Berry Hepatitis A Scare Leads To Calls For Imported Food Accountability
Consumer confidence in imported food is likely to have suffered a hit, and consumers are questioning the safety of imported food. Public health activists are calling for clear country of origin food labeling.
Campbell: City looking to boost retail in restaurant-heavy downtown
Are there too many restaurants in downtown Campbell? City leaders are asking that question as restaurants continue to greatly outnumber traditional retail shops in the city's wildly popular downtown core. The city council heard a presentations from city staff on Feb. 17 with the thesis that there may be too many restaurants in the downtown area, thus not giving visitors enough of a varied experience.
Ireland 101: Irish Food
This month's discussion is about Irish food, customs, holiday celebrations, popular weeknight meals and the Irish kitchen. Ireland is home to the emerging slow food movement as most food in Ireland is locally produced.
'Slow food' worth seeking out
Local food, sustainable food, slow food - all terms frequently heard these days that embody an ethic of a thoughtful approach to growing food, cooking and enjoying what's on our plate. Many of the definitions have some ambiguity, but the expression "slow food" has an entire movement and organization rallying behind it.
Carlo Petrini in Scotland: Start with food and you arrive at freedom
He is the charismatic Italian food activist who founded the international Slow Food movement to campaign against the industrialisation of global food production. He is the charismatic Italian food activist who founded the international Slow Food movement to campaign against the industrialisation of global food production.
Gerard Craft Talks His New Fast-Casual Restaurant, Porano
As the man behind some of St. Louis' top restaurants, Gerard Craft has long been an advocate of the slow-food movement and an opponent of fast food. However, he's hoping to find a way to combine the two in his latest venture, Porano Pasta & Gelato .
What Did 19th Century Columbians Eat?
In the present era of celebrity chefs on television, and every sandwich ending up on Instagram, we're awash in information about food. It's hard to imagine how little is commonly known of the South's foodways in the mid-19th century, though.