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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Diocese of Milan calls for host families

Milan, July 15 - The Diocese of Milan has launched an appeal to families in Milan asking them to host young farmers that will arrive in the capital of Lombardy from around the world in the first week of October, on the occasion of "Terra Madre Giovani" , to take place from October 3-6. "The willingness to welcome and to host are signs of our strong desire to listen, to have mutual exchange, to learn how to build the future of the planet that Expo Milan 2015 places before our eyes as the focus of our responsibility and our decisions," said Monsignor Luca Bressan, episcopal vicar for culture and social action.

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The Classicist believes a wedding dress should be traditional, simple and modest. In other words, timeless.

Foodie Files: Lazy summer cooking

Every summer, right about now, I get all lazy about cooking. I still want to make great meals, but I'd rather spend less time in the kitchen and more time outside.

8 beautiful alternatives to Diner en Blanc in Vancouver

The buzz has begun: DA ner en Blanc is set for August 25 in Vancouver. The elegant alfresco event-in which thousands of participants put on their finest all-white outfit and converge on a secret location-is the summer's most prestigious picnic.

Thailand's 'kitchen of the world' defrosts slowly in Milan

A week in Milan is enough to kill your appetite for spaghetti. The dish dominates menus everywhere, from busy tourist cafes to small back-alley restaurants, and comes with a vast variety of sauces, all made with local ingredients.

Greenbank Farm welcomes island's first Renaissance fair

Unlike traditional Renaissance fairs, the event at Greenbank will incorporate concepts of the historical 16th and 17th century European Renaissance as well as the renaissance of the modern era. Renaissance at the Farm will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free; donations go to help the farm.

Slow Food welcomes purple straw wheat aboard Ark of Taste

Purple straw wheat -- a grain that Southerners have been turning into biscuits, cake and whiskey since the Colonial era -- has claimed a spot on Slow Food's Ark of Taste . More than 1000 fruit and vegetable cultivars, prepared foods, livestock breeds and seafood types have been granted Ark status by the international organization devoted to promoting “good, clean and fair food for all.” About 200 of those items come from the U.S. Among the entries associated with South Carolina are benne oil, the Carolina African runner peanut, sorghum syrup, Bradford watermelons and purple ribbon sugar cane.