BGR Arlington VA
Food

Fast-Food Find: BGR, Arlington, Virginia

BGR is a fast-food burger chain with locations in a few states and a couple outposts in (surprise, surprise) Kuwait. Judging by the one in Arlington, Virginia, BGR is a winner. It has restaurant-quality burgers. We ordered delivery through DoorDash. While it took patience (the food arrived 50 min. after ordering online), the wait was… Continue reading Fast-Food Find: BGR, Arlington, Virginia

Asahi Courthouse Arlington VA
Food

Restaurant Review: Asahi, Courthouse, Arlington

We used to live in the Courthouse neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. In recent years, the so-called "Orange Line Corridor" of Arlington has become a hotbed of rentals and real estate, and eateries are now plentiful in the area. For sushi, I recommend Asahi in Courthouse Plaza. I prefer it to Sushi Rock, which gets larger… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Asahi, Courthouse, Arlington

Food

Smoked Pork Loin and Eggs

I can't really take credit for this dish. I just executed an idea that came up in conversation with one of the vendors at my local farmer's market last weekend. I was chatting with Bev Eggleston, who started the Virginia-based company EcoFriendly Foods. He started talking to me about the smoked pork loin he had,… Continue reading Smoked Pork Loin and Eggs

Adventure, Food

Hunters Run, VA: Traminette

Virginia has been making moves to get on the global viticultural map. Charlottesville had the initial buzz, but we wanted to visit places closer to home, and there are plenty in the DC metro area. We drove out one weekend and went vineyard hopping in Hamilton, Virginia. The first winery we visited was Hunters Run.… Continue reading Hunters Run, VA: Traminette