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Add a Tex-Mex Favorite to Your Menu

A tortilla plus a tasty filling makes a household favorite – a taco. This simple, casual, versatile, fun food knows no boundaries. Tacos can be right for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snacks and dessert, depending on the filling. For tacos with a unique, delicious twist on tradition, try these Chicken Soft Tacos with Pickled Beet Salsa that are ready …

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6 Sizzling Barbecue Swaps

Barbecue, grilling, cookout – no matter what you call it, cooking food over an open flame is practically an American pastime. Few other cuisines have such distinctive regional twists and terminology as this fiery favorite. Memphis loves its ribs, North Carolinians their pulled meats and Texas, Alabama and St. Louis, to name a few, have their own riffs on American …

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Ramp Up Breakfast with Morning Protein

Ramp Up Breakfast with Morning Protein Families across America want to make sure that they’re starting the day strong, and getting enough high-quality protein in the morning is a simple way to do so. A breakfast with protein is a great way to energize the morning, and adding it to your family’s routine doesn’t have to be complicated. Simply add …

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Okra’s Louisiana Bistro Celebrates Grand Opening of Second Location

Provided by the Flory Small Business Center, Inc. Prince William County Supervisor Jeanine Lawson recently joined business owner Charles Gilliam and members of the community to celebrate the Gainesville opening of the second location of Okra’s Cajun Creole restaurant.  Supervisor Lawson opened her remarks by noting her pride in welcoming City of Manassas Councilman Ian Lovejoy to her district.  Councilman …

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Bring Brunch Home

There’s no denying that brunch is a popular favorite, but you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home to enjoy a delicious spread with family and friends. Enjoy this weekend luxury every day and bring brunch home with premium ingredients like Smithfield’s Hometown Original Bacon, Anytime Favorites Diced Ham and Fresh Breakfast Sausage. Delight friends and family …

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High Grain Bread Co.: A Higher Quality of Bread

Story and Photos By Helena Tavares Kennedy Have you looked at the ingredients label on your loaf of bread from the grocery store? Can you pronounce all of the ingredients, and do you know what they all are? Does it list azodicarbonamide, a common flour bleaching agent and dough conditioner, which happens to also be used in yoga mats and …

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Modern Spins on Spring Traditions

From Easter to Passover to the Kentucky Derby and beyond, there is a lamb dish for nearly every spring occasion.   While many traditions rely on lamb as a centerpiece, it doesn’t have to be prepared like grandma’s overcooked, tough and often tasteless roast. Today’s home cooks are forgoing the jar of mint jelly and using fresh mint in pesto …

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Refresh Your Routine with Protein-Packed Smoothies

Spring brings warmer weather and a fresh start, making it the perfect time to reinvigorate your workout routine and healthy habits by starting with fresh ingredients. Whether you’re training for an upcoming event or simply looking for new and easy nutritious meal options, these protein-packed recipes prepared by U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s chef and registered dietician Megan Chacosky are …

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on tap for JBG’s Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

Provided by The JBG Companies The JBG Companies is pleased to announce that Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is joining the retail, restaurant and entertainment line-up at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center in Woodbridge. The Austin-based chain of dine-in movie theaters will be opening a new eight-screen theater in late summer/early fall 2018 with over 865 theater seats. JBG and Alamo will …

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Manassas-Based Heritage Brewing opens location in Arlington

Provided by Heritage Brewing On Tuesday April 11th 2017, Heritage Brewing Co. quietly opened the doors to its first brewpub and roastery situated in the Clarendon district of Arlington, Va. Over the last three months ,the Heritage Brewing crew has hand built the interior of their location into a unique industrial rustic Americana setting. Situated on N. Fillmore street across …

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