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Entries from June 2009

Dining Out in the Neighborhood (and a review of La Strada in Del Ray)

June 5th, 2009 · 5 Comments

As we begin One Local Summer this week, it’s a good prompt to remember to eat locally when dining out as well. Family-owned, independent restaurants are struggling in this economy, and don’t have the corporate safety net that chain restaurants do. We’re lucky to live in a neighborhood with several great independent establishments that also [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · foodietots reviews

Opening Day at Upper King Street Market, Alexandria

June 4th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The fourth Alexandria, Va., farmers market – and only mid-week option – opened for the season this week. The Upper King Street Fresh Farmers Market is held on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 pm, located just across from the King Street Metro station (blue/yellow lines) in a little park. If you’re coming from the Metro, [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · farmers market news · recipes