Falls Church Farmers Market Shines a Light on Local Chefs

Jordan Wright July 17, 2014 

Summer’s bounty from Tree and Leaf Farm

Beckoning the supermarket-weary shopper are our local farmers markets and closest to me are the markets in Del Ray, Old Town Alexandria, Crystal City and Mount Vernon – four markets who have had my business for many years.  Recently I discovered the [...]

A Trio of Chefs Create a Magical Evening on a Farm – Capital Taste –  Farm-to-Table Dinner

Jordan Wright July 12, 2014 Photo credit Jordan Wright 

At East Lynn Farm in Round Hill

The minute you turn onto Snickersville Turnpike from the John Mosby Highway, the stress of the city begins to fall away like husk off corn.  It’s the route I chose to drive to East Lynn Farm in Round [...]

Cirque de Soleil’s Amaluna Comes to National Harbor

Jordan Wright July 7, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

In a few weeks National Harbor will host Cirque de Soleil’s Amaluna, a production loosely based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Amaluna is a fusion of the words ama, which refers to “mother” in many languages, and luna, which signifies “moon” – a symbol of femininity evoking [...]

Twenty-four Hours In the Lap of Luxury at Salamander Resort & Spa

Jordan Wright July 1, 2014 Photo credit Jordan Wright Special to the Alexandria Times

2015 Hyundai Genesis at Salamander Resort & Spa

An hour’s drive to the tony village of Middleburg doesn’t seem far at all when the end game is a posh five-star resort.  An overnight stay was planned to coincide [...]

Protein Bar Opens A New Location In Downtown DC

Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill July 6, 2014

Napkin dispenser inspires diners to spread the word

It seems like branches of Protein Bar are sprouting up all over the Washington, DC area, not to mention other parts of the country.  The fourth and latest local edition of the fast food eatery opened two [...]