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Mas Instant Pho

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

Mas Instant Pho

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 Falls Church

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 Falls Church

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

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

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 - Cove Cones

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 - Cove Cones

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:

Ambition

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. 

Ambition

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. 

Pork belly kbbq

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:

Pork belly kbbq

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:

Shack Stack

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!!!

Shack Stack

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!!!