Guide: DMV Boba Tea Shops You Need To Try Next

Quite a few bubble tea shops have popped in the DMV, and I noticed that some guides haven’t been updated and don’t always include recommendations. There’s nothing like finding new ones to try in the area, and it’s been fun to work on such a focused project. This guide doesn’t include all bubble tea shops…

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Good Company Doughnuts & Cafe

There’s something about finding a doughnut shop to try with a great mix of classic and specialty doughnuts. I came across Good Company Doughnuts & Cafe while looking for more doughnut shops to check out in the D.C. Metro Area. This shop is a veteran-owned and family-owned shop in the Ballston Area of Arlington, VA.…

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Commonwealth Joe

When was the last time you explored a city near you? I’ve been feeling the need to explore more of Alexandria and Arlington, VA, particularly their coffee shops. I go to Starbucks and Dunkin more often because they’re the closest to me, so I like to visit other coffee shops when I can. On my…

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The Rub Chicken & Beer

Have you ever wanted to explore a city that you rarely visit? I rarely go to Alexandria, VA. I know, I know…I need to do better. It’s not far too far out, and they have a lot to offer. I sifted through a few restaurant lists and decided to check out The Rub Chicken &…

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Mr. Wish: the Fruit Tea Shop You Need to Try

If you’ve been wanting to try bubble tea, one of the best areas for it is Northern Virginia. Quite a few new shops have popped up, and one of them is Mr. Wish in Falls Church, VA. In a shopping center with a few other bubble tea shops, their large space and great menu help…

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Chicken & Waffles at The Capital Burger

There aren’t many restaurants that are open early and close late. The Capital Burger Reston is one that you should put on your list. This new Reston, Virginia location–connected to the Hyatt Regency Hotel Reston–serves breakfast unlike the Washington, D.C. location. My fellow foodie, @nikki_foodventures on Instagram, invited me to their preview. We had an early morning (7 am) reservation. Yes,…

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Sippin’ (Milk) Tea at Gong cha

There are so many bubble tea spots popping up in the DMV that I’ve created a list of places to try. Gong Cha is one I’ve had on my list for a little bit now. The only one I knew about was their Annandale, VA location, which I finally visited. Not too long after, I tried their…

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There’s No (Ice) Cream Like SnoCream

Ice cream is often thought of as the summer treat, dessert, snack, etc. Shops can be a dime a dozen, so finding the gems can take some time. I’ve been looking for great places to share. I finally made another trip to the Block in Annandale, VA to try SnoCream Company, which is known for their shaved ice cream…

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B. Doughnut: the Doughnuts You Need to Try Right Now

Doughnuts may just be the best food group out there. There are tons of options when it comes to shops and flavors to try. I had the pleasure of trying a dozen of doughnuts at B. Doughnut. Thanks again for giving me the chance to try a dozen on you and review your delicious treats! Disclosure: I…

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Down for the Swirl at Smash’d Creamery

It was a warm summer night in the DMV. It only felt a little humid. People were out and about enjoying the unofficial summer weather. All I could think about was ice cream. Could you blame me? Is this frozen treat not the perfect way to bring in this time of year? Smash’D Creamery, an ice cream shop…

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