If you’ve ever daydreamed about taking a trip through Asia, one of the high points is almost always going to be classic Asian street foods. Savory dishes such as pho, panipuri, gua bao, and gimbap top most travelers’ must-try lists, but desserts shouldn't be overlooked. Fortunately, you don’t need to book a flight or take
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Summer has arrived! That means fresh, local food at the farmers’ market, warm walks in the park, and maybe even a picnic or two. It also means you should start thinking about freshening up the decor in your apartment. Here are a few simple decorating ideas to help you welcome summer into your abode. Fresh
If you’re looking for the world’s greatest fajitas, your mind might not go immediately to a tavern here in Centreville. But, once you’ve tried Sweetwater Tavern’s chicken, steak, or portobello fajita, you’ll know this must be your new go-to. As one reviewer puts it, “WOW! They definitely deserve their hype! Even though I was completely
Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily (with a noon start on Fridays for course maintenance), Fairfax County's Twin Lakes Golf Course is once again welcoming guests this summer. This treasured public course features two distinct 18-hole experiences that offer a range of challenges for golfers of different ages and abilities. The older course, the
After what probably felt like an extra-long spring, summer has finally arrived. That means Mother Nature is set to debut vibrant greenery and bright blooms. If you want to bring some of the outdoors inside, here are a few houseplants that are perfect for summer. Money plant. You might be able to guess from its
The first day of summer is right around the corner! This time of year brings an abundance of fresh fruits and veggies that add seasonal flavors to salads, main dishes, and even drinks! Toast the season with one of these sweet mocktails. Raspberry Mojito [A Sweet Pea Chef] Fresh mint leaves and raspberries take center
Matcha, the finely ground powder made from green tea leaves that is vital to traditional Japanese tea culture, has made its way into mainstream American food culture in the last few years. Matcha Cafe Maiko in Centreville is just one sign of that trend, and a quick glance at social media reviews shows that locals are all
If you’ve been looking for a new hobby, why not consider cooking? Not only is it a fun way to pass the time but, it will give you plenty of delicious meals and snacks! And with the extensive selection at Trader Joe’s, there are countless options for new things to try to in the kitchen. Just starting out?
Craving takeout or delivery nearby? Look no further than the Manna Bistro & Bakery on Centreville Square that offers traditional Ethiopian cuisine, espresso drinks, and baked goods. A quick four-minute drive or 15-minute stroll away from Lakeside, Manna Bistro offers a variety of different foods such as the familiar tacos, fried fish, and carne asada to Ethiopian
What better way to welcome the height of springtime than with a bike ride? If you haven’t ridden in a while, your bike might need a bit of a touch-up; luckily, The Bike Shop right here in Centreville is here to get your bicycle in tip-top shape and ready to ride along your favorite trail. Run by