Caboose Cafe & Bakery | 2419 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301
Quaint french bakery and restaurant in the heart of Del Ray owned by a French-Ethiopian family. The fresh bread and hearty homemade soups and stews are a must. Ethiopian menu available for dinner.
Evening Star | 2000 Mount Vernon Avenue, Main Floor, Alexandria, VA 22301
FireFlies | 1501 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
No. 9 Lounge | 2000 Mount Vernon Avenue, 2nd Floor, Alexandria, VA 22301
Restaurant Eve | 110 South Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Probably one of the best restaurants in the DC region. Located in Old Town and run by a husband and wife team – Dublin native Chef Cathal Armstrong and Meshelle Armstrong. Features gourmet, modern American dishes made with sustainably produced meat, dairy, and produce – some of which is harvested from the on-site garden.
Rustico | 827 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314
A rustic, casual bistro that features seasonal, local food. Located in Potomac Yards, a 10 minute walk from Braddock St Metro. Features an unbelievable microbrew beer list – both draft and bottled and a seasonal menu of appetizers, gourmet pizza, burgers, sandwiches and entrees. Great outdoor and bar seating a plus. (Happy Hour: Sunday to Wednesday)
Vermillion | 1120 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Boundary Bay Brewery
The Copper Hog
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Great Divide Brewery
The Kitchen (Boulder, CO)
Cafe Santropol | 3990 Rue St-Urbain, Montreal, QC H2W 1T7, Canada, (514) 842-3110
A quaint, cozy cafe in a converted corner row house in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood. The sandwiches are huge and delicious and come on fresh bread made down the street at a small bakery. Highly recommend the carrot and apple sandwich – delicious. Save room for dessert and coffee!
La Maison des Cyclistes | 1251, rue Rachel Est, Montréal, QC H2J 2J9, Canada
This small, cozy cafe shares space with Vélo Québec – a non-profit cycling member-based organization that has been defending the rights of cyclists since 1967. Try the coffee, chai tea, biscotti, and other baked goods. This makes the perfect pre- or post-pit stop for a day of biking on Montreal’s bike sharing program – Bixi.
St Viateur Bagel | 1127 Mont. Royal East, Montreal, QC
A great, local bagel chain. If you’ve never had Montreal bagels, you’re in for a treat. This bakery/restaurant serves up tasty bagel sandwiches, salads and soups and offers options to-go, including a dozen bagels.
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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TWIN CITIES, MN
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Chambers Kitchen | 901 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hell’s Kitchen | 80 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Red Stag Supper Club | 509 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Spoonriver | 750 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, 55401
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50 taps of local and imported craft beer and great, inexpensive food. Need I say more?
Features Belgian-style craft beer from around the world. Includes many North American and regional varieties.
A perfect place for a cold beer after a long day in downtown Vancouver. The space is small, so visit early or call ahead. Rotating draft of 8 craft beers featuring regional varieties, large selection of bottled beers, and small plates.
Upscale restaurant featured in foodie magazines across North America. Extensive Belgian beer menu, plus their own speciality – Chambar Ale.
A small restaurant featuring a limited, rotating menu with a meat, seafood, and vegetarian 3-course meal, as well as other yummy dishes featuring local ingredients.
A wonderful, quaint cafe in the heart of Gastown. Nelson the Seagull features light fare, including sandwiches, homemade soups and salads.
This is a great bakery and cafe, with scrumptious desserts, sandwiches, and fresh bread. My favorite location is the one in Olympic Village, with views of the seawall and False Creek.
8 regional craft beers on tap, with 1 rotating tap, and several rotating casks.