Category Archives: Reviews

Instant Pho

My first choice when available is homemade pho, my next is Pho Royal if in Loudoun, but sometimes I just can’t get myself to whip out the stockpot and others I refuse to schlep it to the restaurant.  What to

Instant Pho

My first choice when available is homemade pho, my next is Pho Royal if in Loudoun, but sometimes I just can’t get myself to whip out the stockpot and others I refuse to schlep it to the restaurant.  What to

Pho 75

Many many years ago my family used to get pho at least once a month after church on Sundays.  Where did we always go?  Pho 75 in Rosslyn.  What did I used to order?  A Wendy’s hamburger and fries.  One

Pho 75

Many many years ago my family used to get pho at least once a month after church on Sundays.  Where did we always go?  Pho 75 in Rosslyn.  What did I used to order?  A Wendy’s hamburger and fries.  One

Red Hook Lobster Pound DC

Working in Herndon is a fabulous commute from Ashburn, but the lunch options are less fabulous.  So imagine my glee when the building management announced that Red Hook Lobster Pound was coming to the office.  I haven’t tried all the

Red Hook Lobster Pound DC

Working in Herndon is a fabulous commute from Ashburn, but the lunch options are less fabulous.  So imagine my glee when the building management announced that Red Hook Lobster Pound was coming to the office.  I haven’t tried all the

Stone’s Cove Kitbar – Herndon, VA

So in the middle of suburbia there’s this kitschy place called Stone’s Cove Kitbar.  It’s been described to me as an American tapas bar.  A few months ago I stopped by for lunch to give it a go. The decor:

Stone’s Cove Kitbar – Herndon, VA

So in the middle of suburbia there’s this kitschy place called Stone’s Cove Kitbar.  It’s been described to me as an American tapas bar.  A few months ago I stopped by for lunch to give it a go. The decor:

On a Stick! – Cookbook review

Several weeks ago we had “On a Stick!” week at the saVUryandsweet casa. The cover touts 80 Party-Perfect Recipes and it does not disappoint.  Every recipe is accompanied with an expertly-styled photo that you will simply want to dive into. 

On a Stick! – Cookbook review

Several weeks ago we had “On a Stick!” week at the saVUryandsweet casa. The cover touts 80 Party-Perfect Recipes and it does not disappoint.  Every recipe is accompanied with an expertly-styled photo that you will simply want to dive into. 

Honeypig – Annandale, VA

I haven’t always been a huge fan of Korean food… in fact I’m still easing myself into it all.  Two years ago the most I would eat is Kimchi ramen and mandoo (potstickers).  Enter Honeypig from Annandale, VA. The VUrdict:

Honeypig – Annandale, VA

I haven’t always been a huge fan of Korean food… in fact I’m still easing myself into it all.  Two years ago the most I would eat is Kimchi ramen and mandoo (potstickers).  Enter Honeypig from Annandale, VA. The VUrdict:

Shake Shack – Madison Square Park, NYC

The pic above is blurry because it’s shaky shack! Ahahahaha. Ok bad joke, bad pic.  Lo siento.  I’m a new convert.  I love shake shack!!!

Shake Shack – Madison Square Park, NYC

The pic above is blurry because it’s shaky shack! Ahahahaha. Ok bad joke, bad pic.  Lo siento.  I’m a new convert.  I love shake shack!!!