Where To Eat Now
We all know that restaurant survival rates in their first year are downright dismal. But what about when you factor in a global pandemic that keeps diners inside for more than a year?
This issue focuses on 30 of our favorite spots that have either opened or reopened in the last year. They’re fighting for survival, but that’s not why you should eat at them. These are some of the best and brightest places to emerge in Northern Virginia in this most unusual age.
From Spanish-accented tapas served on the Potomac to all the carbs we’ve come to crave while shut up at home, we’re vaxxed and ready to get out to restaurants. Where to eat now? Try one of the eateries that follow, and don’t forget that your old favorites can use some love, too.
By Alice Levitt | Photography by Rey Lopez
Where to Eat Now
The new restaurants you must try. [READ MORE]
Food Court Finds
These eateries are upgrading the genre in NoVA. [READ MORE]
Another Taste: These Restaurants’ Dining Rooms Have All Reopened
These favorites operated as takeout-only or closed entirely during the toughest months of the pandemic. Now, they’re back and ready to serve you. [READ MORE]
Join The Keto Crew At These 3 Restaurants
Lose those pandemic pounds by trying these meat-focused eateries. [READ MORE]
Craving Carbs? Try These 5 NoVA Restaurants
Pizza and biscuits are the hottest pandemic-era trends. [READ MORE]
Ghosts with the Most: 3 Ghost Kitchens To Try Right Now
These restaurants have materialized in some of your old favorites. [READ MORE]
This story originally ran in our August issue. For more stories like this, subscribe to our monthly magazine.
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