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BadWolf Brewing Company: The Third Era

BadWolf Brewing Company, the first brewery in Prince William County and Manassas, has stepped into what owners Jeremy and Sarah Meyers are calling the “Third Era.” The first era began when they opened their doors at 9776 Center Street on June 19, 2013. The second era started when they opened a second location at 8420 Kao Circle in August 2015. …

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Viet Chopsticks Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine and Noodle House

Viet Chopsticks Woodbridge July 2018 local flavor

By Emma Young | Photos by Mark Gilvey Just as one may judge a great Italian restaurant by its authentic marinara, a great Vietnamese restaurant can be judged by its pho. One taste of Viet Chopsticks’ deeply flavorful pho and you know you’re in for a great meal. “It is my go-to restaurant for something different every time and especially for the pho,” said Montclair’s …

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Taste of Woodbridge

Taste of Woodbridge Guma Spicy Pies

Photos by Amy Falkofske Prince William Living was one of the sponsors of the annual Taste of Woodbridge festival held this weekend at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center.  Vendors included food trucks, restaurants, fitness centers, and more. The Prince William County Police had a display. And there were dogs!

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The Firehouse Foodie: One Thing, Just One Thing!

Firehouse Foodie brown sugar glazed meatloaf

By Frank E. Vaerewijck “Do a million things right and no one remembers, do one thing wrong and no one forgets.” This ageless statement is not only true on the fire ground, it’s oh so true in the kitchen too. It’s probably more true in the kitchen at the station, due to great efforts in Fire Prevention and the fact …

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Vera’s Kitchen Celebrates Grand Opening

Vera's Kitchen owners Veronica and Adiam

Mayor Hal Parrish and members of the Manassas City Council recently joined business owners Adiam and Veronica Musie to celebrate the grand opening of their restaurant, Vera’s Kitchen, in Historic Downtown Manassas. Located at 9255 Center Street, Vera’s Kitchen offers a variety of hearty entrees as well as lighter fare inspired by Veronica’s culinary experiences in her native Ethiopia. Mayor …

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In Western PWC, Just Desserts

By Peter Lineberry Whether it’s for a special occasion or immediate gratification, sometimes your sweet tooth just has to be satisfied. Well, Prince William Living has found a number of tasty options for you, all located in the county’s western half (three in Manassas, one in Gainesville). While there is diversity in the goodies that they make and sell, this quartet of confectionaries has much in …

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Details Make Outdoor Family Movie Nights Memorable

Story and Photos By Amanda Causey Baity When the weather starts to warm up, I always think of movie nights, which my family loves. Movie nights are even more fun when you bring them outdoors. My family only does this a few times a year since it takes a little extra effort, but the results and memories are worth it. On the day of movie …

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Georgee’s Grill Defies the Restaurant Industry Odds

By Ashley Claire Simpson | Photos by Mark Gilvey No one launches a restaurant to make an easy profit. Alina Mourtaza, owner of Georgee’s Grill, knows firsthand that it takes far more than a sound business model to build and maintain a successful dining establishment. Studies show that most restaurants close within the first year, and to defy those odds, Mourtaza and her family have …

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Carmello’s Earns 2018 Open Table Diner’s Choice Award

Provided by ASHA Public Relations, LLC Carmello’s of Historic Manassas was recently named 2018 Open Table’s Diner’s Choice Award by Carmello’s diners making reservations through Open Table. For information on Carmello’s, go to carmellos.com.  Open Table winners are selected according to real feedback from diners who booked tables through Open Table. Diners then fill out surveys to rate their restaurant experience. …

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The Firehouse Foodie: Who’s Really the Best Friend?

By Frank E. Vaerewyck It is estimated that three-quarters of the world’s dog population lives in the developing world as feral, village, or community dogs, with pet dogs uncommon. But in developed countries canines have lived and worked with humans in so many roles that they have earned the nick name “Man’s Best Friend”, a phrase used not just in America, …

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