What I Ate Wednesday is back!
Alexandria has some of the best food in the D.C. area, but more importantly, they have some of the best coffee! I lived in the historic heart of Old Town for four years, and it will always hold a piece of my heart. It’s one of the most charming, most coveted places to live in the D.C. area, and one of those reasons is the ability to walk to incredible coffee shops! Nothing thrills me more than walking out my door and down the street to pick up my coffee, then continue walking in such a charming place. Here are my favorites!
Having lived in the heart of Old Town for four years, I can assure you, I’ve come up with the ultimate list of the best of the best restaurants in town! These are my tried-and-true favorites, the ones I go back to again and again even now that I live an hour away! Get ready. You’re gonna get hungry.
Where’s Del Ray? It’s a charming neighborhood in Alexandria, just a mile or so from Old Town.
You might find yourself in Foggy Bottom without even realizing it. Maybe you drifted in from downtown, perhaps you meandered up from the National Mall. Maybe you walked down from Georgetown on the Rock Creek Park walking trail. Maybe you’re looking for a quick bite before a Kennedy Center show! No matter how you find yourself here, you’ll definitely want to eat!
I’m about to wow you… there’s more to food in Texas than Tex-Mex! On my recent trip to visit my friend Jill in Plano, just north of Dallas, we made sure to get the best of what Plano has to offer. So here are our recomendations, from biscuits to sushi to—you guessed it—Mexican!
D.C.’s neighborhood pride is real! Each neighborhood has its cool places to go, cool things to do, and cool food. Here are some of my favorites from Penn Quarter, which is the area around Pennsylvania Avenue, the National Archives, and adjacent to Chinatown. Take a look and bring your appetite!
When I decided to go visit my coffee-loving friend Jill in Plano, TX, I knew a post all about coffee would be a fun one to write… and research! Here are the best locally-owned coffee shops in Plano!
There’s a great selection, and even a few iconic restaurants Downtown. Take a look and pack your appetite!
Memphis has definitely undergone a revival since my parents lived there as newlyweds, and on our recent family trip back to the city where my dad went to optometry school forty years ago, we ate at some old favorites and tried out some newcomers. Here’s the best of what and where we ate in Memphis!