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Enjoy Happy Hour or Brunch at Brabo

Brabo isn’t a single establishment, but rather a pair situated inside of the Lorien Hotel in Old Town Alexandria. The restaurant offers a more formal dining experience, while the casual tasting room hosts happy hours and casual get-togethers. If you want to taste-test some of the contemporary cuisine and upscale libations, swing by for happy hour in the tasting room…

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Noodle Box

Enjoy Fast-Casual Asian Food at Newly Debuted Noodle Box

Don’t be fooled by the name—Noodle Box isn’t just about noodles. The quick-serve Asian eatery also serves up rice boxes, small bites, and gourmet drinks. So come and order a round of the popular chive dumplings or the crispy spring rolls, select a Thai iced tea or an artisan Stubborn Soda, and choose your main course. The Drunken Noodle Box…

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Lunch at Lori's Table

Grab Breakfast or Lunch at Lori’s Table

Don’t be fooled by the single window-side counter that you see when you first walk into Lori’s Table—it’s much more than a small coffeehouse. If you head through the hallway next to the counter, you’ll see that there’s much more seating in the back of the house, meaning you can sit down for a meal here. Since Lori’s Table opened…

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Bite Into a Bronut at EatsPlace

EatsPlace was designed by a team of local chefs and foodies to provide a springboard for other culinarians. It’s a commercial kitchen and event space that hosts pop-up restaurants, local food producers, and private parties. The ever-changing roster of resident chefs, and the unique dishes they create, make EatsPlace a one-of-a-kind venue in the DC area. So what’s currently trending…

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