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Blog - The Ashby at McLean | Apartments in McLean, Virginia

Watch the Majestic Potomac River Flow at Great Falls National Park

The powerful Potomac River takes center stage at Great Falls National Park. True to its name, the park showcases a series of stunning waterfalls where the Potomac gushes over jagged rocks. On a warm summer’s day, hike to one of the overlooks to see its awe-inspiring waves crash toward the basin below. The first overlook…

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Start with the Middle Eastern Spreads and Breads at Leila

No meal at Leila would be complete without taste-testing the signature spreads and breads. They’re inspired by different Middle Eastern cuisines, from the Persian Gulf to the rural communities of India. Fresh hummus, baba ghanoush, and muhammara complement butter naan, pita bread, and spinach and goat cheese kulcha.  The spreads and breads represent just a…

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Unleash Your Inner Creative at Art After Dark

The artists at Paint Amore know that creating can be therapeutic, which is why they offer so many different avenues for creativity. They host events around the city at different venues to make art accessible to everyone. That includes the upcoming Art After Dark events at the New Beginnings Vocational School in northeast D.C. Almost…

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Cafe Tatti

Inspired by his father-in-law’s success with the local eatery Iron Skillet, John Kalpos debuted Cafe Tatti more than 40 years ago as an homage to European fine dining. In the years since, he’s entrusted his legacy to seasoned New Year restaurateur Yiannis Skliras, who’s brought his own unique flair to the restaurant. That’s probably why…

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Escape the Every Day at Chiang Mai Thai Cookhouse

Jetting off to another country for dinner might not be practical, but Chiang Mai Thai Cookhouse brings the international flavors to you. Order takeout or sit down in the dining room and tuck into some of its popular Thai cuisine. The experience begins with starters like curry puffs and spring rolls, which give way to…

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