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Foods and Flavors of India

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

Baking Variations of the Pasty in Chantilly

What a lucky find in a local farmers’ market in Chantilly: Nyall Meredith of Celtic Pasties, a one-man operation making and baking several variations of the pasty.

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Food Truck Full of Temptations: Ed Hardy

Ed Hardy’s truck has recently been parked in Reston at lunchtimes, but often travels around Fairfax County to feed the hungry.

Chantilly: Pastry Chef Arnaud Herdot Sells from a Food Truck

To be his own boss.

When a fancy French pastry chef takes to selling his baked goods from a food truck, you know that American food shopping habits have changed. Especially startling is that this pastry chef, Arnaud Herodet of Chantilly, worked as the pastry chef at the French Embassy in Washington for 18 years.

Profile: Jean Janssen, Force Behind Area’s Smart Markets

Food shoppers should take their collective hats off to Jean Janssen. She is the motivating spirit behind the area’s Smart Markets, a collection of farmers’ markets that showcase locally grown and raised produce and meats, plus a few temptations, such as hand-made sausages, popcorn, and baked goods (as in divine French pastries).

Eating Smart

Profile: Jean Janssen, force behind area’s Smart Markets.

Food shoppers should take their collective hats off to Jean Janssen. She is the motivating spirit behind the area’s Smart Markets

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