It’s been a big year for the Northern Virginia food scene: In 2019, the region was gifted a new steakhouse by a beloved brand, finally saw the opening of Aslin Beer Company’s Alexandria taproom, we explored the region’s wineries with new gusto and we released our annual list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Northern Virginia.
Below, find the top 10 most-read stories of the year. Here’s what you, our readers, ate up throughout 2019.
10. “It’s officially restaurant season. Find 26 new and almost-opened spots for pizza, mussels, ramen and cake.”
From Santana Moss to the Hilton Brothers, in late September we brought you a comprehensive list of the restaurateurs eyeing Virginia as a land of foodies.
From classic Italian food in a strip mall to a three-story steakhouse in Vienna, here are the best places to eat in Fairfax County, listed in alphabetical order.
The NoVA brewery opened its doors in Alexandria’s West End in July.
Mokomandy has been in business for almost a decade. Here’s why we chose it as the No. 1 restaurant in Northern Virginia.
6. “After a decade in business, fine-dining Trummer’s on Main closes, reopens as an American bistro”
The Clifton restaurant refreshed with a rotisserie-themed menu, but kept the Austrian touches.
Our annual 50 Best Restaurants list featured full reviews of each restaurant named.
Our May issue featured a whole new list of must-hit restaurants for good food that won’t empty your wallet.
3: “Great American Restaurants honors its patriarchs with Patsy’s American and Randy’s Prime Seafood & Steaks”
Opened in mid-2019 in Tysons Corner, beloved Great American Restaurants opened three new restaurants, with nods to the family’s beginnings.
43 years, 16 restaurants, one family. With three new restaurants making their debuts, the family behind Great American Restaurants has built an eatery empire—and that’s no joke.
Our No. 1 most-read food article from 2019 was our list of the 10 best restaurants in Northern Virginia. From classics like The Restaurant at Patowmack Farms to newcomers like Fairfax-born Mama Chang, these are the 10 best places to eat in NoVA.
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