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Art And Soul Crab Boils Coming Soon

From Alex Ludmer: Art and Soul is about to turn the patio into the District's crab boil destination, every Wednesday throughout the summer. Beginning May 30, Chef Wes Morton will serve Louisiana-style jumbo crabs, traditional sides and cold, seasonal beer from Flying Dog Brewery. 

Extra Virgin Restaurant Announces Top Five Italian Dishes

Extra Virgin Restaurant Announces Top Five Italian Dishes

 

According to the National Restaurant Association, 66 percent of adults say that their favorite restaurant foods are those that provide flavors and tastes that they cannot easily duplicate in their own kitchens. At Extra Virgin restaurant, they couldn’t agree more, noting that what brings their customers back time and again, in addition to the atmosphere, is taste sensations that most people would find difficult to duplicate at home.

“When people dine out, they want something special, something out of the ordinary that that will give them a great experience,” explains Chef Scott Jenkins, the executive chef at Arlington-based Extra Virgin restaurant. “That’s exactly what we aim to do at Extra Virgin. We want them to love the ambiance and entertainment, but the food is the focus and we want to make it amazing.”

Extra Virgin’s menu offers a wide array of modern Italian food, but they have announced their top five most popular dishes as being:

Festive Foods

Festive Foods

When Lauren Levine and Howard Foer left their jobs in 1987 to start their own full-service catering and event planning company together, they aimed to raise the bar for catered events in the D.C. metro area. For the past 25 years, Festive Foods has honored its motto to cater to the individual and served up one memorable event after another. From corporate luncheons to intimate weddings and gala dinners for Washington’s elite, Festive Foods has earned a reputation as one of the best catering vendors in the area.