A Conversation with Chef José Andrés

Allison Chase Sutherland Taste of Tysons

Fish by José Andrés at the MGM National Harbor is a festive, fun place of “luxurious informality.” With floor-to-ceiling windows, hanging fishnets, unique nautical art, and a great underwater mural, this open, inviting space feels like a fascinating seascape in its impressive location overlooking the Potomac toward Alexandria. The modern, minimalistic bar is a natural, welcoming gathering place in keeping …

Want to Learn About Wine?

Linda Barrett Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

Wine Education Enhances Your Enjoyment and Skills People who enjoy wine usually enjoy learning about wine as well. They find that it enhances their overall social experience and enables them to interact knowledgeably with other wine enthusiasts.

Plaka Grill

Stephanie Oppenheimer Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

It’s a dine-in for dollars fundraiser for the Falls Church City Elementary PTA at Plaka Grill, and I know just what I’ll find when I arrive for lunch: outside, a parking lot full of minivans sporting magnets from the City’s four schools. Inside, I’ll find tables full of the school community’s parents, volunteers, and PTA board members enjoying friendship and …

Best Deals on Bites for the Big Game

Lisa Shapiro Staff Picks, Taste of Tysons

Eat in or carry-out from Tysons Area Eateries Sunday, February 5 The Super Bowl is much more than just a football game; it’s an excuse to eat fried food, cheesy dips, and wings. There are a number of Tysons area restaurants willing to provide football enthusiasts with the perfect venue to chow down and drink. Even if you’re not a …

DC Restaurant Week: Tysons Corner 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 Corner participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, January 30 through February 5. 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 …

Tysons Clyde’s to Close February 5, 2017

Lisa Shapiro Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Clyde’s Restaurant Group has announced that it will close its Tysons Corner location effective February 5th, 2017 due to the redevelopment of the six-acre site. The first Virginia property opened by the popular Washington-based restaurant group, Clyde’s of Tysons Corner has been serving the Northern Virginia community since 1980. Johnny Hanna, Publisher of VivaTysons says, “Clyde’s was the first institution …