Tag: local

Afternoon Ramen Run

JINYA Ramen Bar in Mosaic District By: Lauryn Cantrell Afternoon Ramen Run at JINYA Ramen Bar in the Mosaic District, located in, Fairfax, VA.  JINYA is a growing culinary franchise specializing in authentic Japanese ramen. With a name derived from…

Review: Sister’s Thai in Old Town Fairfax

THAI FOOD LESS THAN A MILE AWAY FROM CAMPUS By Christine Viray, Staff Writer Known as “Sisters–the Living Room Café” or “Sisters Thai” for short, this picturesque restaurant is easily accessible to Mason students who want to try something new…

Spring and summer concerts

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer Spring semester is wrapping up and with that comes summer break! What better way to celebrate end of the term and welcome summer vacation than going to a concert? Listed below are a few ideas to…

The drag royalty diaries

Asher Ackman, staff writer Drag is not only a form of entertainment, it is a way of life. There are professional Drag Kings and Queens that do it for a living, some that do it for fun, and those that…

Coffee shop review: De Clieu

Matt Tiller, staff writer De Clieu Coffee is Fairfax’s newest coffee shop. De Clieu Coffee offers a variation on the coffee we have grown used to. It uses a French presses as opposed to the drip coffee set-up one would…

The American Craft Beer Boom

Connor Smith, staff writer. American craft beer has surged into the hearts and minds in short order. “Bring me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to drink free,” could just as easily be the inscription on the base…

Pumpkin Beer: the Marketing, the Myth, the Legend…

Written by Connor Smith Autumn ushers in a revolving door of seasonal selections in the beer world, and no beer has dominated the fall seasonal market like pumpkin beer. It is not just beer though. Pumpkin is absolutely inescapable. From…