May 29 2011

old-fashioned ice cream social

Come to an Old-Fashioned Country Fair at Morven Park

LEESBURG – Back in the 1920s, the 55th governor of Virginia, Westmoreland Davis, would open the grounds of his Morven Park home to invite the community to informal ice cream socials.
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May 29 2011

Fiorella Pizzeria e Caffé

Grand Opening Weekend in Maryland’s National Harbor

It’s all about pizza and Italy at Fiorella Pizzeria e Caffé located in the National Harbor Plaza. Fiorella offers over 30 artisanal thin-crust pizzas in a restaurant where the entire dining area was built in Italy. The walls, booths, tables, chairs, light fixtures, art and sculptures were built in La Spezia, Italy. Once everything arrived on site at National Harbor, a team of highly skilled Italian craftsmen, carpenters and masons (who have never before been to America) arrived to do the installation.

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May 23 2011

nutella pizza

Everyone who tastes my chocolaty dessert pie – falls in love. Be creative and add your own favorite flavors combinations. Here are a few ingredients that work well with chocolate: almonds, bananas, caramel, cinnamon, ginger, fresh mint, and raspberries.
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May 22 2011

härth

Igniting Appetites

An abundance of fresh, locally grown and raised food is featured at Tysons Corner’s newest hot restaurant, Härth. Executive Chef Thomas Elder orchestrates a menu of locally sourced ingredients from farms scattered throughout Virginia’s Shenandoah countryside, some of which include Charlottesville’s The Organic Butcher, Ayrshire Farm in Upperville and Freestate, a co-op of family owned farms throughout the state. The property will also source locally, with a terrace level garden. Elder’s contemporary American comfort food will be offered from an open kitchen in a warm, inviting room, complemented by an extensive list of local and regional beers and wines.

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