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Best Berry Picking Farms & Festivals

May 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the pinnacle of strawberry season here in the DC area, and the foodie tots tend to eat through our weekly market haul of berries well before I get a chance to cook with them. So a trip to the pick-your-own farm is essential for stocking up! Here are a few […]

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Tags: fresh from the... · Know Your Food · local farms · NoVA Locavore

5 Local Taco Joints for Cinco de Mayo

May 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on 5 Local Taco Joints for Cinco de Mayo

As one-time Californians, the husband and I take our taco eating very seriously. Fortunately, we’ve staked out a number of acceptable local places over the years, and they’ve become favorites of the foodie tots as well. It’s hard to go wrong at any restaurant that provides free chips and salsa to satiate the can’t-possibly-wait-another-second-before-eating needs […]

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Tags: around DC

Scenes from Mosaic Central Farm Market

May 16th, 2014 · 12 Comments

May, as you locals know, brings opening day to the rest of the DC region’s seasonal farmers markets. Brand new this year is the Mosaic Central Farm Market in Merrifield’s Mosaic District. If you follow us on Instagram (@foodietots), you know the Mosaic District is one of our family’s new favorite hang-outs. From fast, healthy […]

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Tags: around DC · at market

Around Town: Arlington County Fair

August 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Did you know Arlington County, Virginia, has an annual county fair? Now, there are no working farms in the county, so you may be wondering what exactly an urban fair looks like. If you’ve ever lived in a rural area or visited an agricultural state’s fair …. this isn’t like that. It’s really more of […]

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Tags: around DC

Best Ever Roasted Turnip Thanksgiving Side Dish

November 19th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Well if you’re reading this, my shameless headline ploy must have worked. In a world of Thanksgiving dinner-in-a-cake, deep-fried turkeys and enough stuffing recipes to fill a thousand (free-range, please) turkeys, I was worried the lowly turnip might be overlooked. Truthfully, we’re a little fed up with turnips here at the Foodie Tots house. Victims […]

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Tags: at market · CSA · mushrooms · recipes · vegetables · winter