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FOOD NEWS: New Whiskey Menu at Open Road & Bastille’s Farmers Market Chef Demo Saturday

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Open Road to Debut New Whiskey Menu for Bourbon Day

openroadwhiskey_Page_01Last week it was doughnuts and this week it’s booze. Any excuse for a party, right? In recognition of National Bourbon Day this Sunday, Merrifield’s Open Road Grill & Icehouse is launching a new whiskey menu to celebrate the spirit.

Debuting this weekend, drinks on the new menu of whiskey (with and without the “e”), Scotch, rye, bourbon range from several $9 options all the way up to $90 for some 20-year old Pappy Van Winkle.

Also, FYI, September is National Bourbon Heritage Month so don’t go too crazy this Sunday.

Open Road Grill & Icehouse | 8100 Lee Highway | Falls Church | openroadmerrifield.com

Bastille’s Christophe & Michelle Poteaux Star in F.C. Chef Demo

The Falls Church Farmers Market Chef series continues this Saturday featuring Christophe and Michelle Poteaux of Bastille.

The husband-and-wife duo, owners of the recently-reopened French brasserie and wine bar in Alexandria, will create seasonal desserts using ingredients from many of the farmers market vendors, complete with tastings available for attendees.

The Farmer Market Chef demonstration runs from 9 – 11 a.m. this Saturday. June 13, at the Falls Church Farmers Market.

Falls Church Farmers Market | 300 Park Avenue | Falls Church | fallschurchva.gov/farmersmarket