BGR Arlington VA

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


Afghan Kabob House, Arlington, VA

Afghan Kabob House on Wilson Blvd. in Courthouse doesn't call attention to itself. I've walked by it several times without noticing it, but when I got its menu in the mail, I was intrigued. From the outside, it looks like a tiny place, but the interior is spacious. I'd even call it inviting. I walked… Continue reading Afghan Kabob House, Arlington, VA

Adventure, Art, Food

Lyon Hall

We spent about two weeks in the Washington, D.C., metro area after the Keys as part of the transition to our new post. We stayed at a lovely apartment building in Clarendon, Virginia, which was close to several good restaurants. One of our favorites became Lyon Hall, which serves American bistro fare. Monday is dollar-oyster… Continue reading Lyon Hall