Alexandria Restaurant Week kicks off at area eateries
Three restaurants around the Richmond Highway corridor are participating in Alexandria Restaurant Week 2022, which runs from Aug. 19-28. Coincidentally, each of the three restaurants falls into one of the three new pricing categories that Visit Alexandria has established for this year's dining showcase.
- $25 Dinner for One: Dishes of India, 1510 Belle View Blvd. Dinner features Aaam Murg Masala with naan, basmati rice and mix pickles. Reservations: 703-660-6085. Closed Wednesdays.
- $35 Dinner for One: Mount Vernon Inn, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Dinner features a starter (choice of sweet potato hush puppies, jerk chicken flatbread, house salad or fried shrimp); an entree (choice of pistachio crusted pork tenderloin, seared strip steak or parmesan crusted bronzini); and a dessert (choice of NY style cheesecake or flourless chocolate cake). Reservations: 703-799-5296 or visit food.mountvernon.org. Dine-in or To-go.
- $45 Dinner for One: Cedar Knoll, 9030 Lucia Lane. Dinner features an hors d'oeuvre (choice of watermelon gazpacho, fried oysters or tomato tart); an entree (choice of smoked and braised pork, cornmeal dusted Carolina trout or Masala chic peas and rice); and a dessert (s'more chocolate souffle cake with toasted meringue, graham crumble; a trifle; or any other dessert on the menu for an additional $8). Reservations: 703-780-3665 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Closed Mondays/Tuesdays. Dine-in, Dine outside on lawn, or To-go.