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Middle East Food, Culture on Display in McLean

Middle Eastern Food Festival to be Held on Labor Day weekend.

Middle East Food, Culture on Display in McLean

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Foods and Flavors of India

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

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Visiting Our Mom Eugenia

New Greek restaurant in Great Falls attracts area diners.

Our Mom Eugenia, a Greek restaurant

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Meet young chef Ryan Spicknell.

McLean: Fabulous Offers at Earls Kitchen + Bar

Spicknell had dinner at the Vancouver location of the Earls group, and learned that management was looking for summer help. So he jumped at the chance, and from dishwasher to kitchen help, the youngster, perhaps unintentionally, launched his culinary career.

Vienna, McLean, Great Falls: Cooking with Passion

Meet the executive chef at McLean’s Saint Germain Catering.

How many Northern Virginia foodies know that executive chef Jeff Witte, formerly at the Airlie Center in Warrenton, has become the executive chef at McLean’s Saint Germain Catering?

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Great Falls: Finding His Comfort Zone

Steven Kurtz, 14, of Great Falls becomes an accomplished baker.

very so often a youngster finds his passion in life, long before adulthood captures his time and energy. That is the case with 14-year-old Steven Kurtz, who has garnered a reputation as an accomplished baker in the Great Falls community.

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Food Truck Full of Temptations: Ed Hardy

Ed Hardy’s truck has recently been parked in Reston at lunchtimes, but often travels around Fairfax County to feed the hungry.

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Cooling Off at Great Falls Creamery

Family-owned and family-run shop features 22 different ice cream flavors.

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Promoting Tea Culture in Great Falls

Meet Laurie Bell, the owner of the Great Falls Tea Garden.

Tea-lovers may enjoy their morning brew, but maybe few know the history of the steaming cup that awakens the palate and starts their day. Historians quibble: was it the Indian prophet Prince Bodhi-Dharma in the early 500s AD?

Love for Cooking Brought to Great Falls

Profile: Mookie’s BBQ new on restaurant scene.

When Mookie’s BBQ opened in Great Falls recently, barbecue fans must have gone wild. Really wild, for Northern Virginia does not boast many smoky, barbecue restaurants.

Eating Smart

Profile: Jean Janssen, force behind area’s Smart Markets.

Food shoppers should take their collective hats off to Jean Janssen. She is the motivating spirit behind the area’s Smart Markets

Serving Creative Wine Dinners

Profiles: Edwin Amaya and Moreno Espinoza of Wildfire.

Sometimes in life, two heads are better than one.