Category Archives: Food

Post Happy Hour snacky time at La Porta

I have now gone to La Porta’s in Old Town Alexandria (On Duke Street) twice. Both times, I have had a wonderful experience with the service, staff, and the food. I’ve actually found their vegetarian options very enjoyable (not that … Continue reading

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Cooking with what you got

A couple weeks ago, I was thinking that I needed to go grocery shopping, yet I still had a bunch of food sitting around getting old. So, I pulled out all the food that was getting old and started to … Continue reading

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Austin Grill: Alexandria… TexMex?

I went out to a Sunday evening dinner to shake off a head ache and spend some time with the roomie. She was hankering for some Mexican food and I couldn’t remember the other place somebody told me about and … Continue reading

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Spring Food!

Why is corn on the cob one of the greatest gifts to taste buds everywhere? And so easy to prepare… just boil for 5-7 minutes. Umm… Yum! My side with work into it was the meddle of roasted vegetables. I … Continue reading

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Evening Star Cafe: Brunch barbarism

I went to brunch here with Mary Beth on Saturday around 11:30am and beat the brunch rush somehow. The staff is so nice and we didn’t fall into the pit that is an inattentive staff when things are slow. As … Continue reading

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Flying Fish: Alexandria sushi scarf down

On Sunday, I had completely forgotten that it was Cinco de Mayo. I didn’t remember until I showed up at The Flying Fish in Old Town Alexandria… to have sushi! Yeah, so appropriate right? I did have a Corona in … Continue reading

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Stand by Classic: Steak n’ Shrooms

I recently worked up a dinner of what is becoming a classic for my belly. First off, I know what some steak purists might say, “a true steak eater doesn’t use toppings or sauces.” Well, to those people I say, … Continue reading

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