Do Good. Dine Out.

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

This September Help End Childhood Hunger in America By dining at any Great American Restaurant from September 22-28, you will help raise funds for the NO KID HUNGRY® campaign as GAR will donate a percentage of their sales towards this essential cause.

DC Restaurant Week Summer 2019: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants, Tips and Menus

Lisa Shapiro Taste of Tysons

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, August 12 – August 18, 2019. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy three or more courses for …

Randy’s Prime Seafood & Steaks announces July 30th opening

Randy’s Prime Seafood & Steaks announces July 30th opening

Michael Dranove Taste of Tysons

Great American Restaurants (GAR) is set to add its first high-end dining establishment to its roster July 30th with the opening of Randy’s Prime Seafood and Steaks.  Named after owner Randy Norton, the restaurant will be the first upscale entry into the catalog of American eateries run by GAR. While Randy’s stays true to GAR’s staple American fare, Randy’s features …

chillin on church

Vienna’s free summer block parties start tomorrow

Michael Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, Music Scene, Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Vienna’s monthly summer block parties, “Chillin’ on Church,” will begin tomorrow, June 21st with a performance by the Deja Gruv Band. The parties are sponsored by Ben and Jerry’s, who will have a food truck on location along with the following vendors: Blue City Foods– Indian street food Chix N’ Stix– Wings, chicken tenders, fries, hot dogs  DC Tapas Truck– Spanish style tapas …

Patsy’s American restaurant opens tomorrow

Michael Dranove Taste of Tysons

After much anticipation, Patsy’s American restaurant will open its doors to the public tomorrow, May 31st, at 4pm.       Patsy’s is the latest unique franchise from American dining powerhouse Great American Restaurants (GAR). GAR has come a long way since it began nearly 50 years ago as a 16-seat pizzeria in Fairfax. Today, it operates 10 unique franchises, a couple …

Agora Tysons Corner

DC Mediterranean restaurant Agora coming to Tysons Corner next month

Michael Dranove Taste of Tysons

Dupont Circle restaurant Agora is following through with its long planned expansion to Tysons Corner. The Mediterranean hot spot will open a 4,000 square foot location at 7911 Westpark Drive next month.  Agora gained notoriety shortly after its 2010 debut for its $30 bottomless brunch, a deal which offered patrons a combination of small plates from Turkish, Lebanese, and Greek …

Three new Asian fried chicken sandwich joints open in NoVA

Michael Dranove Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Fried chicken sandwiches with an Asian twist seem to be growing in popularity, as Northern Virginia has seen three new vendors open in the past few months which feature the mouthwatering, and food coma inducing, entrée. Mama Mei’s in Annandale, Wooboi Chicken in Herndon, and Hot Lola’s in Ballston have all opened their doors since February, and all feature spicy …

Reston Farmers Market opens 2019 season tomorrow

Michael Dranove Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The Reston Farmers Market returns to Lake Anne Plaza tomorrow after a four month hiatus. Held every Saturday from 8-12, the Market draws around 30 farmers selling produce, eggs, meat, live plants, and freshly cut flowers. The Market began in 1997 with a group calling themselves the Friends of the T.O.M.A.T.O. (The Organic Market At Tall Oaks). After failing to …

Luxury Indian restaurant, ramen bar, and “gourmet dive bar” coming soon to Reston Town Center

Luxury Indian restaurant, ramen bar, and “gourmet dive bar” coming soon to Reston Town Center

Michael Dranove Taste of Tysons

Luxury Indian restaurant Bombay Velvet will become the first of several restaurants to open in Reston Town Center this year, after it opens its doors on April 15th.  Bombay Velvet will be owner Rajiv Chopra’s first foray into fine dining, but not his first foray into the food business, as the chef and New Delhi native owns the fast casual …

Vienna’s Caboose Brewing to host Springfest

Michael Dranove Around Town, Music Scene, Taste of Tysons

Vienna’s Caboose Brewing Company will host 9 local breweries at its Merrifield location during Springfest, April 27th. The event will feature Caboose’s family friendly brand of locally sourced beer, food, and music. After opening its Vienna brewery in 2015, Caboose expanded to Merrifield, opening a brewpub there in 2017. With emphasis on the “community,” Caboose is home to fitness classes …