Tag: Food

Recipe: Gnocchi with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

For some reason, up until last year, I’d lived my life without ever eating gnocchi. I don’t know exactly why this is. I’ve always been a picky eater, this is true, but gnocchi should have been right up my starchy, carby alley. Never fear though, I’ve discovered the joys of gnocchi, if late, and am …

Restaurant Review: Cheesetique | Alexandria, VA

Despite our documented struggles to find suitable dining in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, we ventured back there to re-visit a place we hadn’t tried for several years. It turned out to be an excellent choice. As the name implies, Cheesetique is a Mecca for all things cheesy. With seating in the back of …

Travelogue: Discovering the Food Paradise that is Richmond, Virginia

If you like food, have I got a new must-visit destination for you! If you like Southern food, in particular, you should just drop your computer or phone or whatever and go get in the car right now. Where, then, is this land of undiscovered culinary delight? It’s about two hours south of us in …

For Unbeatable Comfort Food, Check Out Lunch.Supper! in Richmond, Virginia

Over on our Restaurants Page, we’ve just added a new page for our newest favorite food city. Of course, I’m talking about Richmond, Virginia! Fittingly, our first entry on our Richmond Restaurants Page is our review of our favorite restaurant in Richmond, Lunch.Supper! This place is where I fell in love with pimento cheese, ate …

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! It’s very possible you’ve never tasted a good carbonara, because so many restaurants …

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 restaurants, Del Ray aims to be the locals’ spot. Unfortunately, the restaurants in …

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 time for extended exploration. Of course, for us, this meant extended time to …

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 have the caché of big-name restaurants, can still be excellent go-to options. In …

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 recently came to town! Over on our DC Restaurants Page, we just posted …

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 posted our guide to eating and drinking around Virginia Beach. Check out our …