La Favola Is Your New Neighborhood Pasta Joint

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Dec. 7, 2017. As new development pops up across the DMV, so too will new neighborhood gems. In Merrifield, the Fairfax, VA ‘hood best known for its Mosaic District, there’s a new spot ready to bring hand-crafted Italian fare to the masses – La Favola. Founded by slow-food advocate Jawad … Continue reading La Favola Is Your New Neighborhood Pasta Joint

The Arlington Sports Bar That Wants To Be The Greatest Of All Time

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Nov. 6, 2017. If you don’t know Mike Cordero, you certainly know his work. Bronx-native Cordero is the chef/owner of seven Northern Virginia restaurants, including some places of which you may have heard: A-Town, Don Tito’s, and Barley Mac. Now, his empire expands. November 8 marks the Grand Opening of The … Continue reading The Arlington Sports Bar That Wants To Be The Greatest Of All Time

The Chickery Now Has ‘Better Chicken’

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Oct. 16, 2017. What’s better than ‘Better Chicken?’ How about ‘The Chicky Bunch’? On October 2, The Chickery, the fast-casual, self-styled “better chicken” spot in Dupont Circle, debuted two new menus and a rebranding spurred with a recent partnership with Chef Spike Mendelsohn. The former Top Chef contestant, is the … Continue reading The Chickery Now Has ‘Better Chicken’

Get Your Sugar Fix At Arlington’s Tupelo Honey

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Sept. 17, 2017. For fans of southern comfort food and eating brunch rather than drinking it, it comes as good news that the Tupelo Honey Cafe in the Court House neighborhood of Arlington is one of the Asheville NC-based chain’s 15 locations nationally. We must mention, the charming curb appeal of the Cafe caught … Continue reading Get Your Sugar Fix At Arlington’s Tupelo Honey

#BreakFromTheBeltway: Richmond’s Quirk Hotel

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on July 5, 2017. The right hotel can make or break a trip. And we’ve all been there. But uncomfortable bed, unfriendly staff, and pre-made omelets does not a great stay make. You won’t have that problem at the Quirk Hotel, Richmond’s first art-driven boutique hotel. Because the place is amazing. First, … Continue reading #BreakFromTheBeltway: Richmond’s Quirk Hotel