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
For a google map of locally owned and operated, sustainable restaurants in and around the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, click here.
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.
The Whip Restaurant and Gallery
8 regional craft beers on tap, with 1 rotating tap, and several rotating casks.
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