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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Check out the brand new City Tap restaurant at One Loudoun opening 11/6. “For City Tap, craft is complex, innovative beers. Craft is food that inspires and surprises the palate. Craft is service that delights and exceeds expectations. Most importantly, craft means championing love and integrity in every aspect of what they do.”

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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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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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I couldn’t find my destination. I drove in circles around One Loudoun for 15 minutes not wanting to publicize my inept relationship with Waze. Finally, I called out to a teenage pedestrian, “Do you know where Fantasticks is?” She looked pensive then apologetic. I added another clue, “I hear it’s a popsicle shop”. Her eyes […]

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We’re giving away a pair of tickets to the sold out Rooftop Dinner Under the Stars event (May 20, 6-9 pm) hosted by the Wine Kitchen and Osborne Events as well as a number of other area businesses and benefiting Mobile Hope Loudoun. To donate, visit Mobile Hope Loudoun.

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To hear Sri, owner of Agni South Indian Cuisine in Sterling, VA, tell the dramatic story of her restaurant’s birthing, is to hear first-hand the agony, ecstasy and eye opening education that supercharged a passionate endeavor into the challenging food industry. Consider Sri’s grand idea to create a neighborhood flyer announcing a friendly sale from […]

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Just Outside Loudoun… If you like to dabble in donuts and you live in Loudoun County, you might want to put Texas Donuts in Centreville on your agenda. Two years ago, the owner, a Korean from Texas, opened this small shop in a small strip shopping center and began serving up a variety of delicious, ginormous […]

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She got off to a sweet start baking luxury treats for friends, neighbors and other folks here and there. Then came her creation of a wedding cake for a friend. That cake changed everything because it compelled Helen Dunn, owner of Dunn From Scratch Bakery, to take her ample skills to the next level. In […]

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