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As Pop-Up Closes, Umbrella Dry Drinks Moves to Its Second Act
In the Before Times, it was easy to know what to do in the face of extreme weather: Dine indoors.
International cuisine, a cat café’s first birthday, a beer dinner and Alexandria’s summertime celebration of restaurants – the month ahead is shaping up to be a busy one. Here are some of your best bets.
Pizza, beer and custard.
A tasting tour of Del Ray, a beer garden with all the fixings and – get ready – yoga with cats.
Let’s face it: It’s been a year of cooking at home.
With the latest cold snap behind us, it’s time to turn to picnics.
Let’s get one thing out of the way up front: There are many, many more Black-owned restaurants, cafes and eateries in and around Alexandria than this humble column can contain.
Some years, the thrill in the kitchen is gone.
To give restaurants an extra boost while still staying home, order from establishments that offer their own delivery service.
When it comes to restaurant food delivery, there are two schools of thought: Spend all your dining-out money at the restaurant itself, or spread the wealth by ordering through a delivery service like GrubHub or UberEats.
It’s been an oft-repeated refrain this autumn: Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year.
Here on the precipice of Virginia’s Phase 3 of reopening, most of Alexandria’s restaurants are back to business as usual – within the scope of a major pandemic, that is.
A Friday-night picnic under the stars may look a little different in this age of social-distancing, but the weather waits for no pandemic, and the nights have turned warm and balmy.