Food Culture North America

Favorite Old Town Alexandria Restaurants

August 1, 2022
Pedestrian-only part of King Street in Old Town Alexandria

Old Town Alexandria—the nationally designated historic district in downtown Alexandria, Virginia, along the Potomac River waterfront—is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Pre-dating Washington, DC, colonial Alexandria provided a place for the country’s founding fathers to congregate and plan their new democratic government. Lined with multimillion-dollar historic town homes, boutique storefronts, and quaint brick sidewalks, Old Town has been incredibly well-preserved, providing visitors with a…

North America Q&A

Q&A: Patrick Murtaugh, Craft Beer Brewer, Richmond, VA

January 14, 2014

“Richmond has a beer scene similar to what you saw 10 years ago in the Pacific Northwest. The market is not yet saturated and there’s still an enthusiasm for craft beer that borders on fanatical.” —Patrick Murtaugh, cofounder and master brewer, Hardywood Park brewery

Tell us about what you do.
In short, we make beer. We lean toward beers that are stylistically underrepresented in the market. Our Reserve Series is…