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A Delicious Riff on White Chocolate at La Cuisine

A Delicious Riff on White Chocolate at La Cuisine

When: February 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

The Cuisinettes know their obligation: taste chocolate to see what we should cook with and nibble.  After a great deal of nibbling and deliberation, we decided that Valrhona’s Dulcey chocolate couverture was definitely pantry-worthy. It[…]

Author event with Susan Stockdale

Author event with Susan Stockdale

When: March 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Hooray for Books!, 1555 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Come to Hooray for Books! for the book launch of Susan Stockdale’s non-fiction picture book, Fantastic Flowers, and to celebrate the publication of the paperback edition of her bilingual picture book, Spectacular Spots/Magnificas Manchas. A[…]

Coming Soon: the Return of 116 King Pop-Up

Coming Soon: the Return of 116 King Pop-Up

If you shed a fear tears when the 116 King Holiday Pop-up shop shuttered its doors in December, happy days are here again! This March, the store will re-open with a seasonal twist and a slew of new brands and designers to tempt you. The thing is, we don’t know what will be featured this […]

Red Carpet Rug Sale at Red Barn Mercantile

Red Carpet Rug Sale at Red Barn Mercantile

When: February 20, 2017 – February 26, 2017 all-day
Where: Red Barn Mercantile, 1117 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

All Dash & Albert rugs are 20% off!

Alexandria Restaurant Week: Where to Dine

Alexandria Restaurant Week: Where to Dine

This Friday kicks off the 2017 winter edition of Alexandria Restaurant Week. For 10 days, diners are invited to satisfy their hunger at 70 restaurants in all Alexandria neighborhoods, including Old Town. It’s a time for local chefs to shine, and for folks to visit old favorites and discover new gems. Browse through the online […]

Cocktail Party & Trunk Show at Coco Blanca

Cocktail Party & Trunk Show at Coco Blanca

When: March 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Coco Blanca, 210 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Join us for a cocktail party and trunk show, featuring Gretchen Neal Designs. Enjoy cocktails and catering by Charlene. Limited to 50 guest; please RSVP to contactcoco@cocoblanca.com. Gretchen brings a collection of fine apparel, accessories[…]

Winter Clearance at Stitch Sew Shop

Winter Clearance at Stitch Sew Shop

When: February 18, 2017 – February 20, 2017 all-day
Where: Stitch Sew Shop, 102 N Fayette St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

We are discounting our wintery fabrics to make room for these new springy things. 30% off corduroy, velvet, flannel, & moleskin 20% off wool coatings 20% off quilting weight, Andover chambray, and yarn dyes 20% off[…]

President’s Sale at Vintage Mirage

President’s Sale at Vintage Mirage

When: February 17, 2017 – February 20, 2017 all-day
Where: Vintage Mirage, 117 S Columbus St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Celebrate President’s Day in patriotic style! Receive 20% off everything in the store that is red, white, and blue.

Persian Torshi Tasting at Olio Tasting Room

Persian Torshi Tasting at Olio Tasting Room

When: March 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Olio Tasting Room, 1223 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Stop by and meet Roxaneh Chamlou, owner of Maman Torshi, local artisan producer of delicious small batch made Persian torshi.  While torshi isn’t as commonplace here, in some countries a meal isn’t complete without a bowl of torshi on the[…]

Meet Gill Meller from River Cottage TV series at La Cuisine

Meet Gill Meller from River Cottage TV series at La Cuisine

When: March 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

We are honored that Gill Meller, cooking teacher and food stylist for the River Cottage television series will be here this afternoon to introduce you to the US publication of his cookbook GATHER. This is[…]