Marc Hembach spoke with Inside Loudoun about Sterling’s new Fire Works American Pizzeria and Bar offering effusive and precise insight into every detail: the menu, the craft beers and cocktails, the size, shape and operation of the ovens, top of the line pasta maker, the restaurant’s rooftop view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the […]

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Twelve weeks after opening their door to the public, Inside Loudoun visited The Difference Baker in Ashburn. Owner Alyssa Sobecki has created a gluten free, peanut and tree nut free bakery, the first of its kind anywhere in the State of Virginia. The need is great! Opening day brought around-the-block customer lines where some waited […]

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  From Daybreak Onward, Daybreak Kitchen and Biscuit Company Daybreak Kitchen and Biscuit Company is not only a Northern Virginia premiere breakfast establishment, but also an all day culinary experience. Indulge your morning at Daybreak with mimosas alongside a delicious breakfast biscuit layered with optional toppings designed by you, your afternoon at Crooked Run Brewing […]

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Gas for the car and Thai for the driver. Occupying an entire block on Harrison Street SE, in Leesburg, is Liberty gas station. Discreetly hitching a ride on the Loudoun Street end of the Liberty Gas Station is The Thai Pan Restaurant owned by Sam who was ebullient about her business, her menu and the […]

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“Souls of a Thousand Chocolates in One Cup” When Inside Loudoun stopped by, Cheryl and her crew at The Chocolate Palette were crazy busy serving a shop full of students who had dropped in after school for something chocolate. The students had come to the right place, and it was clear they already knew that. […]

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The Ion International Training Center in Leesburg is the first of its kind in the area, a magnificent enterprise where high end Olympic athletes come to train on the ice from all over the world and where the rest of us can come to skate, learn to skate and much, much more. The Ion Center […]

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[See below for the firetruck route schedule by region.] Santa has been visiting the children of Leesburg atop a truck from the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company (Station #1) for thirty one years. Since 1988, the year of Santa’s first surprise trek, children have peered out of windows in their pjs, stood waving from the sidewalks […]

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At Mom’s, No One Gets A Pie More Than 24 Hours Out of the Oven To Mom’s Apple Pie Company, I did not need an introduction. But to “Mom”, I did. Avis Cox is the “Mom” of Mom’s, the business manager who spends her days at her desk above the ovens managing her three shops: […]

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Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery is an inspired, sophisticated, organized and hands-on cultivated mish-mash of ‘Farmer’s Pitchfork and Brewer’s Mash Rake’, an innovative community based opportunity, about the applicability of terroir as it relates to beer, a tangible intact history lesson, a producer of the smoothest beer ever from its literal grassroots up and the […]

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A sinuously lovely drive over Virginia country roads precedes your arrival at the personal, intimate, and very peaceful Restaurant at Patowmack Farm in Lovettsville, VA. This very special destination restaurant is located north on Route 15 approximately 30 minutes from Leesburg. A short distance beyond the Lovettsville Road split, a small sign directs you up […]

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