All-You-Can-Sip Spanish Cider at SER

New on the scene in Ballston, SER, an authentic Spanish tavern, is bringing the customs of Basque Country to Arlington with their Txotx Ritual Cider Dinner Series. Their WHAT now? “Txotx” (pronounced “Choach” – like coach with a ch at the beginning) is a ritual…
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Let’s Talk Live: Happy National Ice Cream Day!

In honor of National Ice Cream Day (and National Ice Cream Month), I visited my old stomping grounds, “Let’s Talk Live” on NewsChannel 8, to share the five wacky ice cream flavors I discovered through my Washington Post Express article earlier this…
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Shenandoah Living Magazine: Holy Cow Delivery

From Shenandoah Living Magazine by Lani Furbank: “You might look at a giant, mechanical cow driving down the freeway like something from a sci-fi film, but Samantha and Tim Stern would disagree. That mechanical cow is actually a delivery truck,…
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Washington Post Express: The Wild Side of Dessert

From the Washington Post Express by Lani Furbank: “The nostalgic melody of an ice cream truck always gets the kids running. But what about those of us with more refined palates? Here are five ice cream flavors on D.C. menus this…
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Save the Bay at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

I don’t know anyone who would turn down an opportunity to enjoy delicious food for a good cause. I certainly wouldn’t. That’s why I jumped at the chance to try Pearl Dive Oyster Palace’s “Beat the Blues and Save the Bay”…
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And the RAMMY goes to….

Last night, instead of crowding around TV sets to watch the Tony Awards, members of the DC food community were eating, drinking and dancing the night away at the 33rd Annual RAMMY Awards! This was my first year attending the event,…
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Tupelo Honey Cafe Brings Southern Flavor to Arlington

Asheville favorite, the Tupelo Honey Cafe, is known for it’s innovative take on traditional southern cuisine. It already has nine locations throughout Tennessee and the Carolinas, and now it’s bringing that southern flare to us yanks in northern Virginia. Okay,…
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