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Reston's Very Own Restaurant Week

Reston's Restaurant Week is an extension of DC’s restaurant week. It started on Friday, August 20 and will run through Sunday, August 29. Enjoy prix-fixe menus at these participating Reston Town Center restaurants:

 

-American Tap Room

-Big Bowl

-Il Fornaio

-Mon Ami Gabi

-M&S Grill

-Market Street Bar and Grill (dinner only)

-Obi Sushi

-Paolo’s Ristorante

-Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande Cafe

 

Bon appétit!

 

Cupcake Class at Wildfire

Cupcakes have truly been all the rage. Now you and your kids can learn how to bake, frost, decorate, and devour your very own delicious cupcakes! On Saturday, September 25, Wildfire is hosting a cupcake class for the whole family. WUSA9 Reporter Jessica Doyle is hosting the class with her daughter Sophia along with Wildfire Executive Chef Steven Lukis with his son Spencer.

This hands-on cupcake class will be held at the Wildfire in Tyson’s Galleria in McLean, VA from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $20 per adult and this covers up to 2 kids. Part of the proceeds will go to Food for Others, which is the largest distributor of free food to people in need in the Northern Virginia area.

Make your reservations now by contacting Michelle Bringham at 703-442-9110.

DC Restaurant Week Hits VA Neighborhoods

Luckily DC Restaurant Week is not limited to the District. DC Summer Restaurant Week starts tonight and runs through Sunday, August 22. Over 200 restaurants are participating, and many of them are in Virginia neighborhoods. Make your reservation today on OpenTable.com and get your taste buds ready for a gourmet, multi-course meal!

This 16th biannual DC Restaurant Week is sponsored by Cadillac and American Express. For all participating restaurants the pricing is set as follows:

Lunch: $20.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal
Dinner: $35.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal
Beverages, gratuity and tax are not included.

Here are the participating Virginia restaurants:

2941 Restaurant
2941 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, VA 22042
703-270-1500

A la Lucia
315 Madison St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-836-5123

Hungry for a Crab Cake?

If you're hungry for a crab cake then there is no better place to get one right now than Clyde's Restaurant in Reston, VA. For this month only, Clyde's if offering Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with corn and tomato Chesapeake and Tom's potatoes for $14.95. And if you're even more hungry, you can get the double for just $19.95.

 

Hot Summer Deal at Reston's McCormick and Schmick's

From now through the end of the summer McCormick and Schmick’s in Reston, VA is offering an amazing steal! For $29.95 a person you can get a soup or salad, special entrée, and dessert. This offer only works on Friday through Sunday.

 

Select One From Each Fresh Seasonal Course

~Soup or Salad~

~Chef's Special Dinner Entreés~
(Choice of four delectable options including seafood and steak)

~Signatures Desserts~
(Choice of two)

 

Smart Markets to Continue Through October 29

Smart Markets Inc., founded in early 2008 by Jean Janssen, is the newest group of farmer’s markets to the Northern Virginia area. Janssen herself has been a resident of Northern Virginia for 25 years. These markets serve Centreville, Fairfax Corner, Gainesville, Herndon, Oakton and Reston and provide guaranteed producer-only farmers’ markets.

Some vendors at the Centreville Market include Angelic Beef, Bonjour La Parisienne, Jose’s Produce, Tommy V’s Fresh Salsa, and many more. For a full list of vendors visit http://smartmarkets.org/our-markets.html.

Come check out the Centreville Market any Friday between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Center now through October 29th!

Yogen Früz Does Frozen Yogurt With a Twist

This year’s summer treats can be diet-friendly and flavorful. Yogen Früz, a frozen yogurt shop right on 1825 Discovery Street in Reston, VA, and in Mclean’s Tyson’s Corner on 1961 Chain Bridge Road, introduced their newest flavor this past spring: chai latte.

If that new flavor doesn’t satisfy your taste buds enough, Yogen Früz offers a “Mix-It” machine that blends in any fresh fruit of your choice. This machine helps create a personalized fruit flavored yogurt right in front of the customer that is both refreshing and nutritional.

Bathing suit season is not quite over yet, so go on in and try out your own “Mix-It” combination with this non-fat tart frozen yogurt. Yogen Früz yogurt also is filled with 1 billion healthy pro-biotics per serving, giving it yet another health advantage. No guilt trips after this sweet treat!