Located in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, between Old Town and Crystal City, the Evening Star Cafe is known for exceptional food, friendly but professional service, and an inviting, hip atmosphere.

Both a classic neighborhood restaurant and a destination for diners throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area, the Evening Star features sophisticated and eclectic American food, one of the region's most extensive and best-priced wine lists, and two separate lounges to relax in.

2000 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
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How Did Eataly Become a Global Italian Food Superpower?

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Looking for a great lunch in Redlands? Head to The Mitten Building

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Pigs Are Big Business in North Carolina. Author Brad Weiss Argues for Slower Pork.

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Morningsun Herb Farm site of Tomato Day celebration

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Celebrating the culinary delights

It will be a celebration of food, farming, art and community when the 12th annual Slow Food Cycle Sunday rolls through Pemberton this weekend . Those taking part in the weekend's main event can hop on their bike and meander through the 50-kilometre route up and down Pemberton Meadows Road, stopping in to visit some of the approximately 13 local vendors and farms participant in this year's event.

Ever-evolving: A look at the 2016 Asheville Wine & Food Festival

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Martha Muzychka: Taking it slow

Summertime, and the livin' is easy Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin' So hush little baby, Don't you cry One of my favourite songs is an Ella Fitzgerald cover of a George Gershwin composition is called "Summertime." While there's a lot in this song that is more than just a pleasant ode to the summer season, what I like about it is its evocation of a time when you need to chill, and in the South, that was both literal and figurative.