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Great Destinations for a Memorial Day Getaway

Two Must-See Memorial Day Parades Don’t miss Newark, Delaware’s 80th annual Memorial Day Parade 2015 on Monday, May 25. The entire community will be out to celebrate and cheer on their local National guard units, veteran’s organizations, school banks and other distinguished members of the community. The parade route passes down Main Street and on Delaware Avenue…

Ice Cream Parlor in Gettysburg

Best Ice Cream Parlors in Two Pennsylvania College Towns

College towns often have the best ice cream shops, and Carlisle, Pennsylvania is no exception. There are three outstanding ice cream shops keeping Dickinson College students happy. The oldest is called Massey’s Frozen Custard in a vintage drive-in style parlor right on campus. They make both hand dipped and soft serve ice cream, with flavors like…

The French Onion Burger at Bar Symon in Dulles Airport

Dulles Airport’s Bar Symon—Now You’re Glad You Got There Early!

If you’ve watched celebrity chef Michael Symon in action, either on Iron Chef or The Chew, you probably thought he was adorable (if you’re female) and manly (if you’re male). Symon is known for elevating traditional American dishes from the heartland by using prime cuts of meat and layering on his signature toppings. The guy…

appetizer plate with aushack, mantoo and somosas.

Zamarod- Fine Afghan fare in Great Falls

Located in the beautiful hills of Great Falls, Virginia, this family owned restaurant called Zamarod features the elegant and flavorful cuisine of Afghanistan. While interviewing owner and chef Dor NIaz, I was surprised to learn that farmers in Afghanistan grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Some of their best crops include tomato, pumpkin,…

My favorite dish at Met Bethesda in Westfield Montgomery Mall

Westfield Montgomery Mall’s Fabulous New Met Bethesda Restaurant

There’s no real town center in North Bethesda. So Westfield Montgomery Mall has attempted to fill that void, and it seems to be working. Hordes of customers patronize Montgomery Mall’s recently expanded food court since it added five anchor restaurants specializing in a variety of cuisines. Terrific new eateries like Blaze, a fast-casual pizza restaurant,…