Loudoun BBQ Ribs:

No fall foodie edition in Virginia is complete without some discussion of pork. And, in our experience, no single food group gives more rise to the conversation (dare we say controversy?) than barbecued pork ribs.

Hearty Harvest

 Dolce & Ciabatta Bacon, Egg and Swiss Breakfast Croissant  15 minutes  4 servings

Ready for Ghoul School?

By day, Matt Smith, 46, is the mild-mannered director of facilities for the ARC of Loudoun. He finds and recycles playground equipment for the disabled children that the ARC serves, works to patch the aged roof of the Paxton Manor and side buildings that house school and rehab facilities, and oversees the 17-acre campus. But inside, lurks a guy ARC…

Farm to Fork in Loudoun County

When the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce named Dan Hine’s marketing company EatLoco.org its 2018 “Destination Business of the Year,” Dan immortalized the farmers of the local markets he supports with a poem. (See bit.ly/EatLocoPoem.)

Worth the Trip

The perfect foodie weekend starts every Saturday at the Leesburg Farmers Market (LoudounFarmersMarkets.org), consistently named the best farmers market in Loudoun County. With more than 50 vendors year-round, this market has evolved since its humble beginnings 25 years ago to include not just farmers but bakers, locally roasted coffee, handmade artisan soaps, kimchi, flowers, barbecue, goat cheese, wine, chocolates, oysters and…


We are foodies at Leesburg Lifestyle. We celebrate good eating and cook to entertain. We love it so much that we’re raising our own beef, pork, poultry and eggs! Our community seems to share our values regarding what we put into our mouths. From the refreshing prevalence of farm-to-table ingredients at our local restaurants, to the farmers markets that … Continued

Loudoun Clear

Credit our founding father's tactical and political victories to discipline, cunning and the ever-present inspiration of Barbadian rum. It turns out, that's all George Washington drank, and it served his campaign purposes as well. Ladle pours cheered voters to the polls to elect him to the House of Burgesses in 1758, the year of Leesburg's founding. As Commander in Chief of the…

‘My Forever Kitchen’

 “This is my forever kitchen.” —Yvonne Bell  Yvonne Bell and her husband, Bill, have lived in in the same house in Round Hill for 40 years and plan to retire there. But, when Yvonne thought of people walking from the backyard pool through the dining room across an oriental rug to get to the kitchen, she declared it time for a change.…

Digging into Summer!

Succulent workshops just for kids are designed to get kids outside and digging in the dirt!  Each child takes home a succulent creation. The workshops are hosted by Garden Gatherings, located at The Old Lucketts Store. LuckettStore.com Social: @GardenGatherings