Three-restaurant complex to open on Leesburg Pike

Mike Dranove Taste of Tysons

Great American Restaurants (GAR), the growing collection of restaurants that began as a 16 seat pizza parlor in Fairfax, VA, has announced an ambitious, three-restaurant project at 8051 Leesburg Pike. Based on the company’s Valentine’s Day Facebook Post, the project will feature two new brands, Patsy’s American, and Randy’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, next door to what would become the …

Poké: A Taste of the Tropics in a Bowl

Renée Sklarew Taste of Tysons

I was standing behind a superhero. He was four feet tall and could barely see over the counter. “I like shrimp in my bowl,” he told the server at PokeHub. His mom suggested he try kale, but the superhero refused. “I’ll take seaweed,” he said. His mother looked pleased. Maybe you love it. Maybe you haven’t tried it yet, but …

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

Lisa Shapiro Talk of Tysons, 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, January 14 – January 20, 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 …

Video: Nostos Restaurant

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Nostos is at the root of the word nostalgia and means a return to one’s origins, a longing for a special time in our past. Through Nostos, we wish to share this past with you and stimulate your senses with a variety of traditional and new Greek dishes. Nostos presents a fresh, modern take on Greek culinary culture. With this …

Video: The Old Brogue

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The Kearney family has owned and operated The Old Brogue Irish Pub since its opening on St. Patrick’s Day 1981. The Kearneys have been in the Irish hospitality business since 1930, when Tony Kearney, Mike’s grandfather, purchased the Melville Hotel in Derry, Ireland. Next came The Derry Steak House, also in Derry; and then he opened the first Chinese restaurant …

Video: Brooklyn’s Deli

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Taste of Tysons

Guy Brandt has been in the food business for 30 years after pursuing a career as a percussionist. In the food service industry he found a place to utilize his creativity and love of people. Guy first got his start in fine dining with The Kings Fare Group (City Lights and The Brass Elephant) out of Baltimore, MD. He worked …

Press Release Regarding 495 Express Lanes

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Photo courtesy of WTOP From the Tysons Corner Center and Express Lanes by Transurban: Tysons, Va. – Throughout December, millions of shoppers will descend on Tysons Corner Center, increasing traffic in a roughly one-square mile area packed with stores and dining. Tysons, the region’s largest mall and home to nearly 300 stores, is a popular destination for holiday shopping and seasonal …

Video: Cafe Oggi

TysonsToday Staff Taste of Tysons

From wine tastings to food festivals, in excursions through Tuscany to avant-garde expansions engineered and imported directly from Europe’s very own Italian jewel, McLean’s neighborhood fine dining cafe has redefined Italian cuisine over transcendental lengths. 27 years later, Cafe Oggi has single-handedly infused an authentic culture full of vibrant flavors, colorful traditions and exotic sophistication into a small North American …