Tag: Food

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

Travelogue: Our Two Weeks in France, Spain, and Italy

There’s nothing quite like your first trip to Europe. For us, it took months of planning, multiple changes to our itinerary, and a great deal of narrowing down where to visit (wanting to experience it all). The result: a two-week whirlwind through… Read More

Stop Ordering Crab Rangoon and Make These Spicy Crab Dip Eggrolls Instead

We’re on something of a roll with homemade eggroll appetizers (pardon the pun). A couple weeks ago, we posted a recipe for our take on a BBQ pork-filled eggroll. We enjoyed that dish so much, we set our minds to coming up… Read More

Our Neighborhood Just Got an Awesome New Seafood Restaurant and I’m Pumped About It

Our neighborhood, the Carlyle section of Alexandria, doesn’t have a lot in the way of restaurants. It’s been primarily a commercial zone, populated with chains and lunch spots designed to satisfy the nearly 10,000 people who come to work here each day…. Read More