Food and Drink

Now that’s a lot of corks!

“It’s truly unbelievable!” Or such was the reaction of one of Gray Ghost Vineyards’ many visitors last year when they saw the holiday display, including a tremendous nutcracker, made entirely of 120,000-plus wine bottle corks. […]

Food and Drink

Inn keeps coveted Michelin stars

The 2018 Michelin star rankings for Washington, D.C., were announced on Tuesday, with Patrick O’Connell’s Inn at Little Washington — the lone awardee outside the nation’s capital — retaining its coveted two stars, which were awarded for the first time last year. […]

Food and Drink

Look Skyward in Flint Hill

I stopped by and found a sparkling clean spacious interior and a comfy dining area where welcoming smiles abound. Not only from customers savoring gourmet coffees and unique breakfast entrees, but the staff as well. […]

Food and Drink

Merry Moo heading over yonder?

Initially Merry Moo Market in Flint Hill would be closing its doors at the end of February. But the owner announced it will remain open “for the foreseeable future” until construction begins at the future location in Marshall. […]

Food and Drink

The Rapp for Jan. 5

One of the nation’s leading art curators is speaking about her new book for RAAC’s Second Friday at the Library on Jan. 13; Gray Ghost keeps racking up the wine awards; Benevolent Fund’s Celebrity Waiter Dinner is on the 28th. […]

Awards and Honors

The Rapp for Dec. 22

Need a break after Christmas? There’s at live bluegrass and beer for Boxing Day at Pen Druid. Still need New Year’s plans? First Night in Warrenton features 40 family-friendly live indoor performances in and around their downtown. […]


The Rapp for Dec. 15

It’s an early Fourth (Estate) Friday; La Liste, a new exclusive French guide, names the Inn D.C.’s top restaurant; “Celtic Christmas Concert” returns to Castleton; RCHS play is postponed… […]