One rarely sees radical new concepts on the restaurant and bar scene. The brutally competitive industry is notoriously fickle, with a widely reported failure rate of 60 percent in the first three years. So it’s not surprising that many hospitality entrepreneurs choose the tried and true. Which is precisely what makes Bar AhSo so exciting. […]

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We got a sneak peak of the newly-opened Walsh Family Wine. They grow and bottle their wine all within Loudoun. Talk about authentic local flavor! Grand opening is this weekend. Walsh Family Wine is located at 16031 Hillsboro Road, Purcellville Va 20132.  

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It’s Saturday Sips at Six…and I could not resist this spot on Vueve Clicquot metal paint tube purchase for a little Valentine’s Day celebration!  Truth be told, I don’t need an excuse to pop a cork on a bottle of Vueve Clicquot champagne ever – it really is a perfectly painted pour. But for those […]

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Bubbleology began as a European Bubble Tea & Waffle business. Now you can find it in the USA, including right here in Loudoun! Bubbleology™ is a tea based beverage with fruit flavoring, with Tapioca pearls which are consumed along with the beverage. You can customize your bubble tea or you can select options like the Bobatella, a nutella […]

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The Mantra: “Eat Your Drink” because all dishes from Lamb to Popcorn are infused with alcohol like the Knock Twice Wings that are bathed in reduced rum spiced with Caribbean jerked flavors. The Decor and the Crew: Contemporary play on the 1920’s with a choice of themed rooms and Chris Lynch original artwork all evolving […]

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It’s Saturday Sips at Six and if 🎶 Buona Natale means Merry Christmas to you! 🎶 Then Holy Cannoli – means you should make room for two!   So this year’s Christmas Eve libations will surely mean some standing ovations – well maybe if I sing (lip sync) one of my favorite Christmas songs while […]

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Figgy Pudding Paloma Mule It’s Saturday Sips at Six…and if friends don’t give friends fruitcake, then what do they give?  Simple – a Figgy Pudding Paloma with Anejo Please!!! Way back in England’s day, a Figgy Pudding was a coveted Christmas treat and surely even Ebeneezer Scrooge wouldn’t Bah Humbug about this Merry Little Christmas […]

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It’s Saturday Sips at Six…and continuing with the Naughty or Nice theme is absolutely mandatory. After all, today is December 1st and I know I don’t want to jeopardize my gifts from Santa Claus because I didn’t start working on his treats!  I’m making sure to leave out more than just cookies for Santa this […]

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Gaaaaah, I love this place! When owner Olivia Schnibbe first walked me through the historic buildings and courtyard that would become SideBar, I knew that Loudouners would be drawn to the cozy carriage house and the outdoor seating. Weeks later nibbling sweet potato fries topped with melted brie and candied bacon drizzled with a zippy […]

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It’s Saturday Sips at Six and it’s time to get ready for a second round of holiday celebrations before we’re too far gone! This week’s Sip is an attempt to lighten up with a simple sophisticated red blend Spilled Sangria and a deconstructed pumpkin pie.  This Spilled Sangria can be eaten with a fork!  You read […]

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