Tag: Food

Recipe: How to Make Classic Pasta Carbonara

Over on our Recipes Page, we just added a page for probably my favorite category of food, Pasta and Rice. And what better first recipe to post on this new page than my favorite pasta dish of all-time, classic Roman pasta carbonara!… Read More

Restaurant Review: Catch on the Ave | Alexandria, VA

We have no shortage of restaurants here in Alexandria. Old Town, especially, has everything from fast casual to fine dining, with the crowds to match. One of the less touristy parts of Alexandria is the Del Ray neighborhood. With no shortage of… Read More

Travelogue: Cruising to Bermuda, Including Where to Eat in Bermuda and Where to Eat Aboard the Norwegian Escape Cruise Ship

Over on our Travel Page, we’ve just posted our latest travelogue of our recent cruise to Bermuda aboard the fantastic Norwegian Escape cruise ship. Bermuda is a unique cruise destination. Unlike other port stops, ships dock in Bermuda for several days allowing… Read More

Restaurant Review: Delia’s Mediterranean Grill and Brick Oven Pizza | Alexandria, VA

Over on our Restaurants Page, we write reviews of our favorite places to dine out. These have included some of D.C.’s hottest spots and restaurants by celebrity chefs. Not to be overlooked, though, are local neighborhood gems that, while they may not… Read More

Two Breakfasts and a Lunch in Old Town Alexandria

Last weekend, we awoke majorly craving bagel sandwiches. It was the kind of craving only brought on by a night of drinking the evening prior. Unfortunately, Alexandria’s bagel scene is majorly lacking, to be charitable. At least it was…until Genuine Water Bagels… Read More

Where to Eat and Drink in Virginia Beach

Last summer, we spent three fun-filled days only a few short hours from home in Virginia Beach. We drank, we swam in the ocean, and, of course, we tried out a ton of local restaurants. Over on our Travel Page we’ve just… Read More

Recipe: Gravy, or Is It Tomato Sauce?

Kathleen’s family, having strong Italian-American roots, has equally strong views regarding the naming of tomato sauce. To them, this classic Italian sauce is always called gravy. No matter what you call it, there’s no doubt that a good recipe for this Italian… Read More

A Recipe for A Vegetable Dish I Don’t Hate

Over on our Recipes Page, I just did the unthinkable: I posted a recipe for an exclusively vegetable dish. What the hell’s gotten into me? My struggle with vegetables is well-documented among my friends and family. Despite loving food and wanting to… Read More

Travelogue: Our Weekend at Lake Anna, Virginia

Avowed city dwellers though we are, we recently set out to enjoy a quiet weekend at the lake at nearby Lake Anna, VA. A little fresh air, a little sunshine, and some swimming in a nice, cool lake sounded like just the… Read More

Where to Eat in South Florida

Recently, I was chatting with a new friend I’d made on Twitter (and seriously, you should follow us there @FoodAndDINK if you haven’t already), and my Twitter friend mentioned plans to spend part of the upcoming summer in South Florida. Now, it… Read More