The A-Blast

Breeze Bakery Café

Breeze Bakery Café

November 23, 2011

BonChon Chicken

October 27, 2011

  In the U.S. people Americanize different cuisines; we put our spin on top cuisines from other cultures all the time. There are an abundance of these types of restaurants almost everywhere you turn in Annandale, alone. What ...

Sunflower vegetarian restaurant

October 18, 2011

  The fall season provides a good excuse to stock up on candy, but it is always good to balance out all the sweets with something healthy. Not only did we decide on a healthy restaurant, but also something more na...

El Pueblo is a let-down

April 12, 2011

If you are the kind of person who relishes waiting a very long time for something because you think it makes for a better experience when you actually get it, then you’ll love El Pueblo. As we sat in our seats for thirty minutes,...

King Kabob dethroned

March 25, 2011

In the hub of restaurants located along the newly developed Main Street Market Place, a quaint little restaurant called King Kabob awaits eager customers. The outdoor seating piqued our interest and we decided to venture inside...

Luck of the Irish at Auld Shabeen

March 8, 2011

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to visit Ireland, the lush, green country known for St. Patrick’s Day and Guinness, we highly recommend the restaurant and pub, Auld Shabeen. Located in Old Town Fairfax, the...

The Magic of Curry Mantra

Kelsey Price, Weekend Editor

February 9, 2011

The word “mantra” is derived from Sanskrit, its literal meaning being instrument of thought. In Indian culture it is said to be the thing that inspires magic, and at Curry Mantra our first bite of food bewitched us from the...

The Peking Gourmet gives traditional dishes a new flare

January 13, 2011

Next to the casual picture of Eddie Tsui, the owner of the Peking Gourmet Inn, standing alongside of George H.W. Bush, the second thing we noticed after entering the restaurant was the delicious smell of roasting duck. Although...

Las Tapas

January 7, 2011

From the first moment we walked into La Tasca, we were transfixed by the warm and rustic décor. The walls were painted vibrant orange and decorated with paintings, frames, candle holders and fresh flowers. More impressive than...

Honey Pig Restaurant

Helena Belay, Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2010

After attending Annandale for four years and hearing all of the wonderful things fellow students had to say about Korean Barbeque, we decided to try it out. Many fellow classmates recommended Honey Pig Gooldaegee Korean Grill,...

Ozzie’s Corner Italiano

October 13, 2010

While on the way to see a movie at Fairfax Corner, we spotted a large crowd milling around the outside of an unfamiliar building. The brightly-lit sign above the freshly painted, red building read, “Ozzies”: The newest establishment...

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