2024-06-21 2:22 PM

Restaurant Spotlight: The Italian Cafe

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The Italian Café’s interior is reminiscent of an old family bistro in which you gather around a magnificently set table with close relatives and old friends, dining on rich, meaty pasta dishes served with heavy sauces.

Restaurant Spotlight: Cuzco Restaurant

One of the best things about this region of Virginia is being able to have authentic cultural cuisine at your fingertips without needing a passport. I have never been to Peru, but if the food there is anything reminiscent of that which I had at Fairfax’s Cuzco Restaurant, then consider my bags packed.

Restaurant Spotlight: Village Bistro

Self-described as “a little French, somewhat Italian, sort of American with East Indian Accents,” the experience at Village Bistro is undeniably unique.

Restaurant Spotlight: Luna Grill and Diner

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Located in Arlington, the Luna Grill and Diner stands firm under its motto “Not your usual diner!” This was certainly evident upon my visit. Without even having a bite of anything at all, it already struck me as exceptional. The décor is original and innovative. It is always nice when a restaurant immediately feels welcoming. […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Pines of Naples

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Tucked away on the upper level of two other stores, I almost couldn’t find it. Good thing I did. A cozy restaurant, Pines of Naples is known for its homemade meals and relaxed environment and upon visiting, both traits lived up to the reputation.

Restaurant Spotlight: La Promessa

La Promessa Pasta, Seafood and Steaks has just recently opened on Lee Highway, replacing Aldo’s Italian Steakhouse, and is already leaving a lasting impression. Lively, vibrant paintings adorn the scarlet walls and the restaurant’s dim lighting creates the perfect romantic atmosphere, ideal for that first date.