September 13th, 2012 issue #1137

September 13th, 2012
  • Little Washington, big taste: A Central Virginia high-wire act

    The Inn at Little Washington has been setting people up for disappointment for years. About an hour and twenty minutes north, just past Sperryville in the small town of Washington, the Inn has become a veritable shrine for the world's foodies. As a result, its storied reputation, considerable expense, and remote location can cause people to harbor wild expectations and plan their visits years in advance.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Most perplexing City Council action: The city will hire four ambassadors for the Downtown Mall to somehow counteract the drunkenness, profanity, and aggressive panhandlin...

The Dish


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    September 14 at noon at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 6500 Free Union Road, Free Union Debtor: Donnie R. Dunn Original amount owing: $280,500 Bidder brings: $35,000 or...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERBig tasteIt's the go-to-restaurant for D.C. bigwigs, movie stars and regular folks celebrating life's big moments, but is dinner at the Inn at Little Washington worth ...




  • Condon too preachy

    Marlene Condon, your sometime essayist and letter writer has assumed the responsibility of educating the community on how to live responsibly with nature with her book Natu...


Black and White

  • Scott Stadium

    First home football game of the year, September 1.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at