Fairfax Happy Hour Spots: Chuy’s

Chuy’s: 11219 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA – 4-7pm Happy Hour I know it might seem weird starting a happy hour segment on this blog while I’m currently banning myself from drinking for our quasi-Whole30 experiment, but I’ve been planning on sharing my favorite Fairfax HH hangouts for a while and when better to share happy…

Fairfax Foodie Holiday Part 2 – We <3 Diwali

While I know that the “new year” is an arbitrary moment in time, for Mr. Foodie and I, entering 2018 has felt like stepping off a pretty island into shark-infested waters. Thanks to the deep freeze that many of us are experiencing, the condensate pipe for our heater is freezing, causing water to leak, causing…

Fairfax-Foodie Holiday Part 1 – We <3 Lefse

It’s a new year and a new day! One of my resolutions is to restart this blog because even though I took a temporary break to finish my dissertation, I’m constantly thinking about all the foodie fun that I want to share with you (yes! I passed my defense. Now I’m Dr. Fairfax Foodie :). 2017…

Halloween Eats: Creepy Cauliflower and Angry Shadow Pasta

It’s one of my favorite times of year again – Halloween! And this year I get the chance to prepare an entire dinner’s worth of #halloweeneats. Halloween party food can be tricky – just because it’s on pinterest doesn’t mean that it is a) achievable by us mere mortals and b) that your guests will…

Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar – Fairfax

Mr. Foodie and I are always looking for a great new place to have happy hour in Fairfax. One pub might have great deals, another good food, and another a sunny patio (a major criteria for us since we don’t have a porch, balcony, or yard to speak of), but rarely does one have all…