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Grape + Bean: 200-Plus Wines and Counter Culture Coffee

As you might be able to surmise from its name, Grape + Bean does two things exceptionally well: wine and coffee. It branches out into two locations, and one of them is near The Esplanade. The Old Town Grape + Bean roasts and serves Counter Culture Coffee beans in the morning, then transitions to a wine list with 20-plus wines…

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Try Out Unique Cupcake Flavors at Pretty Girl Cupcakery

If you’re looking for cupcakes for your next big occasion, order from Pretty Girl Cupcakery. This bakery isn’t afraid to get inventive with its flavors, which really helps it to stand out! Choosing between everyday flavors like red velvet, birthday cake, double chocolate, and Snickerdoodle might be difficult, but when you see the special flavors like Half Baked, Cookie Dough,…

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Find Authentic Italian Desserts and Gelato at Old Town Dolci Gelati Cafe

Next time you've got a craving for something sweet, consider heading down to Old Town Dolci Gelati Cafe, where you can enjoy the cold, creamy goodness of artisanal gelato. Regulars at this popular Alexandria shop say that it's a cheerful, clean, and efficient place, with plenty of sunny tables where you can enjoy your dessert. The recipes this gelatria uses…

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Make Plans for a Seafood Brunch at The Walrus Oyster & Ale House

The Walrus Oyster & Ale House serves artisanal food and drinks in a casual atmosphere. Inside, the restaurant is modern with bright lighting and plenty of seating. If you want to dine al fresco, grab a table on the patio for a view of the harbor. At the Walrus, you’ll find fresh oysters, craft beers, and Chesapeake Bay inspired seafood….

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