Tag: international cuisine

Shophouse:  Taste Test this Summer
[ 0 ] June 18, 2015 |

Shophouse: Taste Test this Summer

If you love Chipotle, you will love Shophouse.  Imagine Chipotle, but with SouthEast Asian ingredients. Designed on the Chipotle concept of build your own bowl, you start with rice, noodles or salad.  The protein is flavorful meat consisting of grilled chicken satay, steak lamb, pork & chicken meatballs, or tofu. The vegetables consist of kale, […]

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Bastille: New Location, Same Great Taste
[ 0 ] February 12, 2015 |

Bastille: New Location, Same Great Taste

Bastille’s is a French restaurant that recently relocated to a new location in Old Town Alexandria, in a revitalizing part of town. They hosted a wonderful grand re-opening event that consisted of some of their signature starters of Artisanal Cheeses, Beignets of Escargots, Charcuteries du jour and some very yummy Gougerers that I couldn’t stop eating. With […]

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Meatless Mondays?
[ 0 ] December 8, 2014 |

Meatless Mondays?

Trying to get fit during the winter can be a challenge. With all the holidays and family gatherings, getting fit can sometimes take the back burner.  If, however, you are looking to stick to your plan and want variations to your typical Meatless Monday, you should check out Mediterranean Vegetarian Feats by Aglaia Kremezi. Aglaia […]

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New Kid on the Block:  Ocopa
[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

New Kid on the Block: Ocopa

Ocopa is the newest kid on the block, and with award winning mixologist Glendon Hartley behind the bar…only magic can occur. Regardless of when you decide to go, try as many pisco sours as you can; but if you can’t decide, we suggest you start with these four. Red Radish Chilcano Mate Pisco Chief’s Mix Raspberry Rose Pisco […]

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Celebrations, Restaurant Week, Openings & More
[ 0 ] January 25, 2013 |

Celebrations, Restaurant Week, Openings & More

PUPPY LOVE The Washington Humane Society’s 12th annual dessert and champagne reception honors local crusaders against animal cruelty: Washington Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Care & Control Officers, and Humane Educators.  If you have a strong sweet tooth then you should be at this event, which showcases the DC area’s most talented pastry chefs.  Guests have the […]

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