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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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A Spring-Inspired Easter Brunch

Spring is blooming on your Easter table. From yellow chick cupcakes to blueberry French-toast casseroles, there are plenty of ways to wow your brunch guests with simple seasonal recipes. "Between hiding eggs and preparing baskets, you may be tempted to fall back on brunch basics like pancakes and scrambled eggs, but that's no fun," McCormick Executive Chef Kevan Vetter said. …

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Serve a Steakhouse-Style Meal at Home

Bring the delicious tastes of a traditional steakhouse to your own dining room with simple steps that make it easier than you might expect to please a room full of hungry guests. According to a survey conducted by Idahoan, 86 percent of Americans have avoided going out to eat at a restaurant for reasons such as crowds, bad service and …

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Zabb Thai Worth a Try

By Helena Tavares Kennedy There are plenty of Thai restaurants in the Prince William area to choose from, but some are a combination of Chinese or other Asian cuisine in addition to Thai food, resulting in not that many truly authentic Thai restaurants. That’s where Zabb Thai steps in and serves up a delicious and diverse menu of Thai cuisine, …

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Feed Your Inner Foodie During Northern Virginia Restaurant Week: March 20-27, 2017

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce Foodies rejoice! For the second year in a row, four of Northern Virginia’s top business organizations — the Prince William, Greater Reston, Loudoun County and Arlington Chambers of Commerce — are collaborating to produce Northern Virginia Restaurant Week, March 20-27, 2017. The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging and Travel Association (VRLTA) once again joins them …

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Jirani Coffeehouse: Where the Neighborhood Brews

By Emma Young Jirani Coffeehouse on West Street in the Manassas Historic District has a one-word mission statement: “Love,” according to Ken Moorman, Jirani’s founder and proprietor along with his wife Detra. We live in a day where coffee bean love is strong, but for the Moormans, their passion and calling is love of community, love of neighbor, love of …

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Plan an Award-Worthy Watch Party

Whether you’re gearing up for awards season or spending an evening catching up on your favorite TV drama, there are plenty of small screen events that provide the perfect backdrop for a watch party. Gather your friends and family and get ready to tune in to a fun-filled evening with these helpful tips. Use themed decor to set the stage. …

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