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MurLarkey Distilled Spirits Unveils Two New All-Natural Infused Whiskeys

Provided by MurLarkey Distilled Spirits, Inc. MurLarkey Distilled Spirits has added two all-natural infused whiskeys – Three Tea and Honey – to its current collection of certified craft distilled spirits. The award-winning distillery, which took home three medals including gold at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition for its portfolio, will roll out the premium infused spirits in the …

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Coming Soon to Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds Wood Fired Gill Fall 2018

Provided by Rountree Group Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is always heating things up! There are several new items coming to Firebirds very soon: Fall Features Menu will be available from Sept. 12 – Oct. 23, with the trendiest item being the Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Spice Butter Cake to top off any meal! Firebirds is bringing back fan favorites like the Wicked …

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Munich Comes to Woodbridge

By Amy Falkofske The first Oktoberfest was celebrated in Munich, Germany on Oct. 12 in 1810. That tradition continues today, but you don’t have to go to Germany to experience Oktoberfest. You can experience it right here in Prince William County. Brew Republic Bierwerks of Woodbridge is getting ready to hold its own version of Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 22. …

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Bar Louie: Unchained and Modern

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By Emma Young | Photos by Mark Gilvey “Every Bar Louie is a local bar,” explained I.V. Miller, Bar Louie’s director of operations. Even with more than 110 U.S. locations, three of them in Prince William County (Gainesville, Manassas and Woodbridge), Bar Louie is known for catering to local clientele. “We are anti-chain because [that term] speaks to something being homogenous. And we stay as …

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MurLarkey Distilled Spirits Celebrates Virginia Spirits Month

Provided by MurLarkey Distilled Spirits MurLarkey Distilled Spirits is excited to participate in Virginia Distillers Association’s Virginia Spirits Month this September, showcasing the craft distillery’s finest, all-natural offerings. Highlighting a different specialty cocktail each week in September, MurLarkey fans are invited to sample in-distillery or replicate the drink at home. Kicking off Virginia Spirits Month, enjoy MurLarkey’s Irish Lemonade in-house …

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Carmello’s Earns Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Wine, Best Martinis

Carmello’s, of Historic Downtown Manassas, was recently awarded the Prince William Times Readers’ Choice award for best wine and best martinis. The restaurant has been in business for more than 30 years. For more information, call 703-368-5522 or go to “We’ve got some of the best bartenders in Manassas, and our martinis show it,” said Alice Pires, owner of …

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The Firehouse Foodie: “Do You Know…”

The Firehouse Foodie

By Frank Vaerewyck “Oh, you’re a Firefighter; do you know so-and-so?” Sometimes you do; more often than not, you don’t. For years, I would ask what department they worked for, or I would say, “Yeah I think so, but I know so many people it’s ridiculous.” The truth of the matter is, though we tend to know the people in …

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Brew Republic Rolls Out New Menu this Week

Provided by Brew Republic Bierwerks What do Bacon Poutine, a Surf & Turf dinner, and Xango Cheesecake have in common? They’re three of the new items Brew Republic Bierwerks will introduced to its menu this week. Brew Republic Bierwerks (, a local craft brewery in Woodbridge, has answered the call to “Feed The People” by expanding and revamping its food …

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Party Planning 101: Call in the Caterers

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By Marianne Weaver From intimate at-home dinner parties to extravagant banquets and weddings—and everything in between—Prince William caterers source ingredients locally to create custom menus tailored to the hosts’ personalities and food preferences. “People often think they can do it all themselves,” said Andrew Schneider, owner of Elegance To Simplicity Catering, Manassas. “But a lot of time goes into a party—planning, shopping, food preparation. My goal …

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Carmello’s Wins Wine Spectator Magazine Award of Excellence

Carmello’s of Historic Downtown Manassas recently earned Wine Spectator magazine’s 2018 Award of Excellence for the ninth consecutive year. Carmello’s offers more than 100 Portuguese wines from Portuguese regions, such as Alentejo, Douro, Dão, Estremadura and Vinho Verde, and presents one of the largest Portuguese wine lists in the United States. The restaurant is noted for its vast Portuguese wine …

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