Colorado Chocolatier Opens in Potomac Mills

Hand-made treats by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory are sure to tempt all. The Colorado-based chocolatiers opened their doors this week at Potomac Mills. The company hand-produces more than 300 kinds of gourmet chocolates, fudge, brittle, dipped apples, privately labeled cocoas and gourmet coffee. They also have sugar-free selections. Cooking displays of fudge, caramel apples and … Continue reading

Weekly Grocery & Store Specials

Check out these links to see our local grocery store flyer specials: Bloom Giant Safeway Wegmans Shoppers Food Harris Teeter Global Foods Check out these links to see our local store specials: Target

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

RESTAURANT REVIEW — We must admit that we carry a bit of a bias against chain restaurants. As we’ve mentioned on this site before, we like to search out one-of-a-kind establishments in our area for a unique experience. However, Carrabba’s has changed my mind. We were very impressed not only with the food and extensive … Continue reading

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

RESTAURANT REVIEW — We like to find independent restaurants to eat at — local gems that are different and unusual — restaurants that are not part of national chains. True independent establishments. In Woodbridge, however, that can be a bit of a challenge. Of course, our curiosity has lured us into some nearby chain restaurants, … Continue reading

Cheeseburger in Paradise

Cheeseburger in Paradise is a burger joint with a tropical flair. Does that leave you scratching your head? Well, some of you may not know the origins of the place: It’s a multi-state burger chain with six restaurants in Virginia, including the Woodbridge location, and was created by singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett who first wrote the … Continue reading

McDonald’s Goes Wireless

Did you know that several McDonald’s in the Woodbridge area are WIRELESS? Who knew? There are a number of places to go where you can get free wireless — Panera Bread, for example, Borders books, etc. But McDonald’s? Hey, why not? Check out the list of wireless McDonald’s locations in our area … 4309 MERCHANT … Continue reading