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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
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Slow Food Cincinnati to honor four

Slow Food Cincinnati hosts a 4-course dinner Wed., Oct. 1, 2013 at Nectar Restaurant honoring our Class of 2014 "Snail of Approval" inductees for their commitment to "good, clean and fair" food: Chef Julie Francis has been serving up "farm to table" food in Cincinnati since way before that phrase became fashionable or commonplace. Her dedication to cooking and sourcing locally, sustainably and seasonally has won the appreciation of many Cincinnati diners.



Things to Do for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

What: The Bethany United Methodist Church will kick off its 9th annual Autumn Tea Room, Gift Shop and Fresh Market Lunch will be served daily from 11:30 AM until 2:00 PM. The Gift Shop and Fresh Market will feature crafts, linens and other hand made items produced by members of Bethany as well as fresh baked breads and pastries daily.



Slow-food pioneer says farm-to-table 'doesn't work:' Restaurant Crawl

Artisanal fetishism: Chef and slow-food advocate Dan Barber now says the farm-to-table movement "does not really work." The avocado trail: A fearless Mexican-American cook routinely drives 2,000 miles, through a drug war, all in the name of a decent mole poblano for her American customers.



Morsels

Oeno Winemaking will hold a wine tasting as well, and guests can also participate in a silent auction. Tickets are food Slow Food Oahu is holding three Slow Food Chinatown Tours through November.



VIDEO: Do Polar Bears Eat Fast Food Too?

We humans have been seeing a trend towards slow food, but it looks like polar bears may be headed in the opposite direction. Joshua Davis, Michael Kirby Smith and James Gorman recently made a fascinating video for the New York Times about how scientists in the Western Hudson Bay have observed polar bears gorging themselves on easy-to-grab goose eggs instead of partaking in their traditional meal of seals.



Pork, wine and spirits to benefit Slow Food

Eaters have two chances in the coming week to support Slow Food Charleston, a chapter of the international grassroots organization that works for "good, clean and fair food for all." On Sunday, the Swine-o Society, a group "dedicated to the appreciation of heritage-raised pork and craft wine" is hosting its second get-together.



Coming To Cupertino Library: The History and Craft of the Cocktail

The craft cocktail movement, with its emphasis on spice, flavors and intelligent mixing, has been an outgrowth of the growing interest in slow food. Providing the opportunity to taste and experience a variety of cocktail concoctions has fashionably become the center of many popular new restaurants and bars.



The East Bay's Kosher Food Scene Goes Beyond Grandma's Gefilte Fish

Pardon a gentile food writer's ignorance, but of all the niche culinary genres, kosher food isn't one that's ever seemed particularly innovative or sexy. Yet in the past year alone, the Bay Area's kosher community has welcomed into its midst the following: a caterer who specializes in kosher charcuterie; a maker of artisanal kosher cream puffs; and even one San Francisco-based catering company, L'Chaim, that claims to serve the world's "first and only sustainable kosher sushi."