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
Healthy eating, healthy learning
The slow food movement began as a backlash to the fast food of McDonald's and Burger King and all the other quickie drive-through businesses that feed us high-fat, high-salt meals. It's also a reaction to our corporatized food chain, the pesticides used on crops, the massive kills of animals in inhumane conditions.
Look Inside New American Restaurant, Officially Open Today
After about a week of soft openings, chefs Aaron and Faith Dionne are officially opening their restaurant New American tonight. The restaurant, which has taken over the former Mextiza space, is focused on locally sourced ingredients and seasonal dishes.
Regardless of whether you're on Team Offal, Team Slow Food or Team Molecular Gastronomy, a consistent theme in modern culinary thought is the idea of rejecting an industrialized food system, either to maximize the variety of experience, source effectively, or have an intimate knowledge of what you are eating in order to better hack your metabolism.
River Cottage Cookery School Scoops Top Industry Award
River Cottage Cookery School in Axminster, Devon has beaten dozens of other cookery schools from across the nation to win the accolade of Best Large Recreational Cookery School at the British Cookery School Awards. Results were announced on Monday 17 November at the awards ceremony held at Porchester Hall in London.
Liquid Nitrogen Specialists Spun Ice Cream to Chill Out on East 7th
A unique made-to-order ice cream shop will open next to butcher shop and restaurant Salt & Time next year. Spun Ice Cream will use liquid nitrogen to create their frozen treats, a process that freezes batter in less than a minute and results in smaller ice crystals and creamier texture.