A happier hour ahead?

If a Northern Virginia delegate gets his wish, bar patrons won’t have to have to know the secret password to get happy hour specials anymore.

BlowToad … come and get it?

New pizza joint BlowToad opened in the former Double T’s space in Carytown last week.

More fro-yo in the mix

Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be any more variations on the frozen yogurt shop, here come two more.

The Stew: Restaurant roundup for 1.27.12

Tons of meat for this edition, including new concepts in Carytown and the Fan, a steakhouse that sold for $1.5 million and a new addition to the Stew: notable restaurant inspections.

Seafood staple kicks the bucket

A 70-year-old joint that made headlines in 2011 for a a bizarre crime and then reopened under new ownership has closed.

The Stew: Restaurant roundup for 12.28.11

Serving up a monthly helping of restaurant news. In this installment, we’ve got restaurants popping up in various parts of town, some new beer options and the closing of a beloved taco stop.