Free ice cream today at Ben & Jerry’s

Michael Dranove Around Town, Taste of Tysons

It’s been 40 years since Ben & Jerry’s held their first “Free Cone Day” at their store/renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont. Now, the company hands out some one million free scoops a year at its US and international locations. Today, you can get your free scoop at the Ben & Jerry’s at 136C Maple Avenue West, Vienna, or in …

Tickets on sale now for Taste of Vienna

Tickets on sale now for Taste of Vienna

Michael Dranove Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Tickets are on sale for the 8th Annual Taste of Vienna, scheduled for April 27th in the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department’s parking lot. The event will feature some of the area’s top restaurants, as well as a “beer tent” run by the Vienna Business Association. See below for more information, or visit the Taste of Vienna’s website: When: Saturday, April …

Three-restaurant complex to open on Leesburg Pike

Michael Dranove Taste of Tysons

Great American Restaurants (GAR) has announced an ambitious, three-restaurant project at 8051 Leesburg Pike. The company’s Valentine’s Day Facebook Post indicates that the project will feature two new brands: Patsy’s American, and Randy’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, next door to what would become the company’s second Best Buns Bread Company. 8051 Leesburg Pike, which until recently was home to Chili’s …

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 …