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
'The Gourmands' Way' examines France's powerful, ongoing influence on American diners
Author Justin Spring offers profiles of six talented American writers who were also gourmands, including the legendary and luminary Julia Child, essayist M.F.K. Fisher, and artist-turned-culinary savant Richard Olney. Dig deep enough - past the supermarket sushi and avocado toast, and past the quinoa bowls and Asian-Latin fusion food trucks - and you can still hear the voice of France speaking to American diners.
Laurie Olin Wins Vincent Scully Prize
At the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., Laurie Olin, FASLA, founder of OLIN , became the first landscape architect to win this prestigious prize , joining Jane Jacobs, His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Phyllis Lambert, and Andres Duany in NBM's pantheon of those deemed most influential in shaping our built environment. In a brief tour of some of his greatest work - including the landscapes of the National Gallery of Art sculpture garden and National Monument , as well as the Getty and Barnes museums - Olin expressed his joy in creating democratic spaces for people.
Harvest Fest Celebrates Food, Farmers, Chefs
File Photo /J.T. WAMPLER Chef Chrissy Sanderson, left, of Fayetteville's Mockingbird Kitchen, seen here with chef Joshua Walters of Bentonville's MOD Restaurant & Social during the Roots Festival Chef Cookoff 2017 at the Fayetteville Farmers' Market, is one of four local chefs performing cooking demonstrations at the market Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. The Fayetteville Farmers' Market's "Harvest Fest" on Saturday promises to be a big celebration of local chefs, local food and local farmers, says FFM business coordinator Leann Halsey.
Halesworth welcomes specialist food market celebrating local food culture
The free event, which takes place between 9.30am and 3pm, follows on from the successful spring garden and midsummer markets. Kate Button, who organises the markets, said: "Suffolk and Norfolk is renowned for its thriving food culture and abound with unique independent food and drink producers."
Get meat off centre plate
Sallyanne Pisk, accredited practising dietitian and part of the Co-op's Wellness Wednesday program, Christine Townend, Chair of the Board, Animals Australia, Halin Nieuwenhuyse, Manager, Blue Mountains Food Coop and Anne Elliott, Convivium Leader, Slow Food Blue Mountains. Millions of Slow Food members and supporters all around the world are contributing to this campaign in myriad ways.
One of The Best Restaurants in The World Chose Denver For its Only US Pop-Up
Located about an hour north of Barcelona, you'll find the town of Girona. Currently, the quiet suburb has been making a ton of international noise as the epicenter of independence protests for the Spanish region of Catalonia.
Apples top the menu at first of three fall Slow Food Pittsburgh events
Unusual heirloom apple varieties will take center stage at the first of Slow Food Pittsburgh 's three events scheduled this autumn. The group is planning an Apple Dinner Social Night at 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at Quickhatch Coffee + Food in Etna.
A smorgasbord of attractions on offer at the Aylsham Food Festival
Thoughts are now turning to next year's event after another successful Aylsham Food Festival, which offered a smorgasbord of attractions for Norfolk foodies. The two smoothie bikes proved a great hit with youngsters who were able to use their pedal power to create strawberry or pineapple drinks in just 30 seconds.
The UK's top sustainable restaurants
Take some guilt out of indulging by opting to eat at one of the country's best eateries, both in terms of food, and ethical credentials One of the UK's first zero-waste restaurants, Silo's sustainability credentials extend from the food and its packaging, right down to the plates it's served on. While its menu is not vegetarian or vegan, its approach to meat follows the waste-cutting nose-to-tail ideology popularised by the likes of St John , while elsewhere it processes its own flour, churns its own butter and brews fermented drinks using foraged plants through its brewery Old Tree.
Celebrate the Craft at The Lodge at Torrey Pines
IDYLL ON THE ARROYO TERRACE: Spy a snapshot of the outdoor area adjacent to The Lodge at Torrey Pines, and you just might slip into a reverie. After all, the ocean is just over in the near-ish distance, and a golf course, too, and the handsome trees that dot the area lend it an ethereal, cover-of-a-coffeetable-book quality.