The sun was with us as we set out for an Inside Loudoun shoot day destination on a humid day in May. Arriving at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards just east of Middleburg, VA, after navigating the green slopes, curves, shady glens and open spaces along country roads, we commented on our good fortune. After all, […]

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Mt. Defiance Cider Barn sits atop a hill approaching Middleburg, Virginia. The Barn is a beautiful merger of traditional and contemporary design framed on two sides by deep covered porches. Inside the expansive new space, all walls are natural wood, the same wood that is underfoot and that sprawls across a lofty ceiling bearing numerous […]

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Borrowing some lyrics from the timeless language of Carole King, when “this old world starts getting you down”, there’s respite at Cocina on Market in downtown Leesburg where if you “climb way up to the top of the stairs”, you can “get away from the hustling crowd”, and all your “cares just drift right into […]

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What an incredible experience! We joined 250 people on the tippy top of the Leesburg Parking Garage for a family-style Dinner Under the Stars benefiting Mobile Hope. The Wine Kitchen, Walsh Family Wine and everyone else who contributed did an amazing job.

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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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