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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World slowness award for Katoomba

World Slowness Forum, Jeonju, South Korea. Jeonju Mayor Seung-Su Kim presents the winners including Katoomba Cittaslow's Nigel Bell second from right.

Profile of an Eco-friendly Turkey from Stone Barns in Westchester

This time of year we are all thinking about cooking that special turkey. But how special will it be? Listed below are the main features of the ideal, sustainably-grown, eco-friendly turkey, raised by the folks at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico HillsT and Slow Food USA.

Whata s Happening for Dec. 15

The Artesian Rumble Arkestra, shown here in 2014, will again perform at the Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation annual Peace Vigil at noon Saturday along West Fourth Avenue at Percival Landing. The Artesian Rumble Arkestra, shown here in 2014, will again perform at the Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation annual Peace Vigil at noon Saturday along West Fourth Avenue at Percival Landing.

Opinion | Ren e LothSlow Space is design with dignity

You've probably heard of the slow food movement: the idea that our meals should be wholesome, sustainable, and locally sourced - that is, the opposite of fast food. Started in 1986 by an Italian farmer protesting the arrival of a McDonald's in Rome, the movement has spawned a variety of offshoots, including slow travel, slow fashion, slow medicine, and slow parenting.

Local Briefing: Khepra's Relocating, Pug Fundraisers & One Eight Distilling Happy Hour Event

Khepra's is Moving The blog District Cuisine has a post up announcing that Khepra's , a raw food and juice bar with quite the following , is moving a few doors down to 408 H Street NE. I've heard rumors for quite a while that Khepra's was seeking a larger space, and it's great to know they found one so near their current home.

Eat your way through the weekend

If you didn't pony up for the big ticket Garden & Gun Jubilee events this weekend , there are plenty of other ways to get your grub on. The big openings of the week are Tu and Purlieu , both of which are already getting great word of mouth - from the Insta-worthy dA©cor at Tu to the gooey burger at Purlieu , we're hearing lots of positive things.

The top 5 reasons we should all give a flying fika

According to a 2017 report by the United Nations , Sweden is right up there in the top 10 of the world's happiest countries. And I'm pretty sure it has to do with its reverential obsession with fika.

Slow food and easy pedaling along Seto Inland Sea's Shimanami Kaido

This month I explored local delicacies along the Shimanami Kaido, a dedicated cycling path connecting Hiroshima with Ehime. Eating my way across the eight bridges and six islands at a rather leisurely pace, I finished the 70-kilometer trip in two days, but it can be cycled in five hours if you are short on time.

Food Stuff - Snail-paced potluck

Founded in 1989 as a cheeky up-yours to fast food, the Slow Food movement aims to deliver "good, clean, fair food for all," said Kelsey Maher, spokesperson for the Sacramento chapter of the international organization that far predates Farm-to-Fork. Seeking to educate about food traditions and sources, Slow Food locally supports a school garden program, a local chef's alliance headed by Magpie Cafe's Ed Roehr, a monthly book club and Slow Food University, which offers lessons on cooking and food-growing.