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Outdoor Food Festival to Stock Shelves for ACTS Food Pantry

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Cuisine de Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 3:00-6:00 p. m. in the parking lot of the Chamber’s building at 9720 Capital Court near the Manassas Airport. This year the event transforms from a luncheon into an outdoor food festival, complete with live …

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Bar Louie at Potomac Town Center Hosts Grand Opening

Provided by Bar Louie Bar Louie today announced the new opening of its eighth Virginia-based bar and eatery at the popular Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center retail center in Woodbridge. Bar Louie will also host an official grand opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 17 with a grand toasting and happy hour celebrations starting at 4:00 p. m., as well as a …

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Cook in Tuscany Owners Debut Cook, Eat, Play, Travel

Provided by ASHA Public Relations, LLC George and Linda Meyers, owners of Cook in Tuscany, Cook in Mexico and Cook in Cuba, debuted ‘Cook, Eat, Play, Travel’, their online video diary of their worldwide travels and journeys.  They are always asked about life “outside” of their culinary tours in Tuscany, Mexico and Cuba, so they started documenting their adventures.  Named …

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Location, Location, Location… and Beer

By Marianne Weaver William Landay was the executive chef at CJ Finz in Manassas when he started making plans to open a new restaurant. Rather than striking out on his own, he partnered with some very familiar colleagues: CJ Finz owners Jonathan Kibben and Chris Sellers. As the three were in discussions about the where and when of launching a new business, the former owners …

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The Firehouse Foodie: Morning! (and a wave of the hand)

 By Frank E. Vaerewijck, FF/EMT, Engineer & Fire House Chef One of my favorite things about life in the Firehouse is sitting out front watching life go by. We usually drag the comfy chairs out to the apron in the evening after the dinner dishes are done, the training is complete, and our evening chores are done. We sit around out …

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The Remodeled Red Lobster

By Lisa Collins-Haynes The Manassas Red Lobster, at 7505 Broken Branch Lane, was selected out of 704 other locations to be the first one to receive one of several remodel prototypes.  When asked why Manassas was chosen, General Manager Jesse Green said, “It’s because we are in a multicultural area and we are a high performing location; guest experience has been …

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Uptown Alley Announces Back-To-School and Football Specials

Provided by Uptown Alley Uptown Alley has launched Back-To-School specials featuring the arcade, laser tag and pizza. A Tailgate Menu for football season is also available along with a Sunday Red Zone special featuring one game of bowling with shoes and $5 game card for the arcade for $9. Uptown Alley’s Tailgate Menu includes classic wings; chili-stuffed potato skins; fries …

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Fall Festival / Brunswick Stew sponsored by Nokesville-Bristow Ruritans

Provided by Nokesville-Bristow Ruritans When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 Windy Knoll Farm, 11602 Kettle Run Road, Nokesville, VA 20181 9:00 a. m. – 3:00 p. m., Rain or Shine All-you-can-eat-stew and hotdogs will be available hot dog meal $5, (hot dog, chips and drink) stew (by the bowl) $5 each all-you-can-eat stew $10 pp Children’s activities! Lambert Bounce Parties will be on site. …

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Okra’s Bistro Brings the Bayou to Gainesville

By Jennifer Lazzo The food may be familiar, but the location is new. Okra’s Bistro, located in the clubhouse at Virginia Oaks Golf Course in Gainesville, opened its doors in April. Okra’s Bistro is surrounded by the 166- acre golf course and nearby neighborhoods, so driving through the residential community to arrive there is typical. Chef-owner Charles Gilliam, well-known for serving the same delicious Cajun Creole fare at the original Okra’s in Historic Manassas, said he wanted his new …

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Shop Local, Eat Local- Celebrate Manassas

Provided by Councilman Ian Lovejoy There’s always something going on in the City of Manassas! Enjoy a free performance/dance at the Harris Pavilion, have a meal and shop at any number of shops staying open late to celebrate Summer’s End. Special promotions include: Calico Jack’s – they are also offering a 10% discount if you show you restaurant receipt. Totally …

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