The restaurant serves “quality smoked meats and seafood paired with innovative cocktails and high-caliber wine at affordable prices,” according to a press release. Lunch items range from$10 to $15, while dinner entrees range from $15 to $25. Soups, sides and salads are priced between $2 to $7. Wines by the glass — available whenever the restaurant finally gets its liquor license — range from $6 to $10.
Lunch items include the EPIC burger (pictured — blend of ground pork and beef, bacon, smoked gruyere cheese, homemade apple wine BBQ sauce, fries); beer belly chicken (beer and herb roasted chicken); and a cho’gall sandwich (slicked brisket, pulled pork, lettuce, grilled onions and chipotle mayo).
Dinner items include apple wine smoked ribs (with fries and Carolina slaw); smoked brisket (with pancetta mac and cheese); black Angus ribeye (porcini rubbed ribeye and bacon sprouts with a red wine sauce); duroc pork loin (kona rubbed duroc pork loin with creamy polenta and Patron Cafe XO sauce); and garlic ginger teriyaki shrimp (marinated shrimp, vegetables and coconut jasmine rice).
Dessert choices include bourbon bread pudding with smoked ice cream, pecan pie, and candied bacon cupcake (pictured below).
The space seats 84 inside and 16 at an outdoor patio.
Co-owners Joon Yang and Wayne Halleran, long-time friends who were most recently working at The Palm restaurant in Tysons Corner, say they want Epic Smokehouse to be a “neighborhood gathering spot.” At the same time, though, they want the restaurant to be a more modern, urban and upscale version of the traditional red-and-white-checkered table cloth barbecue joint.
While some might see Epic Smokehouse’s somewhat inconspicuous location across from Costco as a hindrance to attracting customers — the only other restaurant on the block is a Dunkin’ Donuts — Yang says he sees it as an opportunity.
“We’re kind of lucky I guess,” he said of the location. “When we saw this, we saw the need for it. With the amount of residents that live right here, they need something that’s close to them. When we saw the opportunity to open something here, we jumped at it.”
In loving memory of Joseph Robert Kapacziewski, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 41.
In loving memory of James Stuart Edmonds, who passed away in 2023 at the age of 84.
A man was shot in front of a lounge on Columbia Pike early this morning, continuing a string of violent incidents.
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YULA’s ultimate frisbee spring season is now open for registration. We offer programs for middle and high schoolers – open to all players, whether they are new or have previous experience.Middle SchoolIn the Middle School league, mixed-gender teams practice once during the week and have games on Sunday afternoons. Spring league is a fun, safe, and positive environment. The season begins mid-March and wraps up with a tournament in early June. There are several options for practice days, so we can often work around schedule conflicts with other sports & activities.High SchoolThe High School program is organized by school of attendance and teams are classified by gender. New players will learn the basics in a supportive, welcoming environment. Experienced players will continue to develop their skills, and enjoy competition with other high school programs. The season concludes with a state level championship tournament in late May.All players are guided by experienced coaches who emphasize sportsmanship and good spirit. Ultimate is a fun sport with great camaraderie!YULA does not want finances to limit anyone from participating. Our middle school program offers a “Pay What You Can” cost structure and our our high school program is offering a $50 discount to new players.Visit our website to register and learn more. Sign up with a friend, but don’t delay, the season starts in March!http://www.yula-ulti.org
The Arlington-Aachen High School exchange is returning this summer and currently accepting applicants.
The sister-city partnership started in 1993 by the Arlington Sister Cities Association, which seeks to promote Arlington’s international profile through a variety of exchanges in education, commerce, culture and the arts. The exchange, scheduled June 17th to July 4th, includes a two-week homestay in Aachen plus three days in Berlin. Knowledge of the German language is not required for the trip.
Former participants have this to say:
_”The Aachen exchange was an eye-opening experience where I was fully immersed in the life of a German student. I loved biking through the countryside to Belgium, having gelato and picnics in the town square, and hanging out with my German host student’s friends. My first time out of the country, the Aachen exchange taught me to keep an open mind, because you never know what could be a life changing experience.” – Kelly M._
Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village