Foodie Field Trip: Wildfire of Tysons Galleria

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JUNE 2011 ISSUE – foodie, foody [‘fu-di] n. An aficionado with a special interest in the preparation and consumption of gourmet food Magic Hat Brewery kicked off American Craft Beer Week festivities in Virginia with a beer dinner at Wildfire, a 1940s style supper club located on the upper level of Tysons Galleria. Wildfire is… read more »

Foodie Field Trip: Columbia Firehouse

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foodie, foody [‘fu-di] n. An aficionado with a special interest in the preparation and consumption of gourmet food May 11 ISSUE – The current occupant of the 1883 Columbia Steam Engine Fire Company is Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s Columbia Firehouse. An homage to the historic spot, the exposed brick, dark wood and brass laced with etched… read more »

Foodie Field Trip : Co Co.Sala

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The world outside disappears behind a sumptuous décor of rich colors, sheer drapes and intricate in-house made chocolate (yes they are edible) sculptures. Foodie Field Trip has arrived at that palace of decadence, Co Co. Sala. The chocolate and coffee theme is incorporated everywhere in the restaurant, including in a must-do cocktail menu. White chocolate… read more »

Foodie Field Trip : ACADIANA

Foodie Field Trip went ‘down the Baya’ (Louisianan for Bayou) to DC’s Acadiana for a modern interpretation of Louisiana’s Cajun, Creole and Southern cooking. Bayou Country natives have many local traditions that you could compare to that age-old debate about whose mom makes the best apple pie. Resident Foodie (and Louisianan) Loralei is no exception…. read more »

Foodie Field Trip: Lyon Hall

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During the height of winter Restaurant Week, Foodie Field Trip traveled to Lyon Hall – a French brasserie (brewery en Francais) located in Clarendon, to see what they had to offer a foodie in search of a meal.  We were rewarded with a sampling of items from the menu and a delightful conversation with British… read more »

Foodie Field Trip: Cuba Libre

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Cuba Libre may be a new kid on the DC block, but rumor has it, they have figured out the finicky palates of our city at their newest East Coast location. Foodie Field Trip (FFT) decided to investigate to see if they could feed a foodie.