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 …

Video: Bazin’s On Church

Tysons Today Staff Lifestyle, Taste of Tysons

  Evoking the feeling of an old bistro, yet with a contemporary twist, Bazin’s on Church offers seasonal American menus that pair perfectly with an inviting neighborhood atmosphere, cultivated over nine years doing business in the town of Vienna.    

The Home Cook’s Secret Ingredient

The Home Cook’s Secret Ingredient

Renee Sklarew Taste of Tysons Leave a Comment

“You don’t want runny batter,” says Chinnell Watson to a class of sixteen students. Watson is our instructor at Cookology Culinary School. The class is gathered in a commercial kitchen surrounded by shelves filled with spices, jars, pots, pans, cookie trays and a very busy hand-washing station. One of the students is my daughter Allie, who peers over the simmering …

Creating Virginia’s Heritage

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons Leave a Comment

400 years of Virginia winemaking commemorated in Virginia’s Heritage. In 1619, the first grapevines were brought to America from Europe with the intent to produce wine in Virginia. Four hundred years later, Virginia celebrates with a 400th Anniversary Project called Virginia’s Heritage. This October, just in time for Virginia Wine Month, Virginia’s Heritage will release a limited-edition commemorative wine to …

Urban Plates in Suburban Environs

Shari Sheffield Around Town, Taste of Tysons

The west coast restaurant chain Urban Plates launched its first east coast eating destination in June.  Its DC area fast casual concept debuted in the Tysons Galleria on the first floor across from Maggiano’s. The Tyson Galleria location is the latest addition to Urban Plates’ growing wholesome food emporium dynasty. The California based chain selected the Tysons area “…because of …

Support Your Community By Choosing Local Food

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Parents of George Washington University (GWU) students were worried. Their kids were often dining on fast food, because they had little time to cook and no access to a kitchen. That’s when Shana Greenbaum saw an opening. The young fitness expert began her food delivery business, Healthy Fresh Meals, with those college students in mind. Three years later, the demand …

Mamma Mia! Gelato, the Italian treat, is now mainstream!

Tysons Today Taste of Tysons

So we’re here at Pazzo Gelato, and we can’t make up our minds. We forgot about ice cream a while back, and now we’re busy trying the many flavors and textures of our hometown gelato shop. Though similar to ice cream, gelato wins the battle by being softer, smoother and more dense than regular ice cream. It also has more …

DC Restaurant Week Summer 2018: Tysons & Reston Area Participating Restaurants, Tips and Menus

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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 13-19, 2018. 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 dinner for just $35.00, …

Now That’s Italian!

Tysons Today Taste of Tysons

Dolce Vita Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar “Dad’s going to inhale this pizza,” commented my daughter Danielle, as the “Darius” pie, adorned with baby clams, pancetta, slices of parmigiana cheese and baby greens trickled with lemon-infused olive oil arrived on the table. “If there’s any left,” I said. Danielle and I were dining at Dolce Vita Cucina Italiana, one of …