All-Day Breakfast and Boozy Milkshakes at Ted’s Bulletin!

Posted on May 27, 2019 by Avant Property

For a fun, unique, and delicious dining experience, treat yourself to Ted’s Bulletin in Reston Town Center!

This inviting family restaurant is a showcase of classic American comfort food. The menu features items such as homemade pop tarts, grilled cheese, eclectic burgers, boozy adult milkshakes, and all-day breakfast.

To view the full menu and learn about tasty deals and specials, visit

Ted’s Bulletin

11948 Market Street

Reston, Virginia

Celebrate the Written Word at Reston’s Used Book Shop!

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Does your idea of a good time involve curling up with a good paperback? Do you adore the smell of weathered paper and the feel of gently dog-eared pages so often found in used books? Or perhaps you have a special bookworm in your life.

Join your fellow bibliophiles and lovers of the written word, and browse the selection at Reston’s Used Book Shop! Serving book lovers for more than three decades, this enticing store offers a literary living room for readers of all ages. Enjoy special author events, a unique book club, and a buy-and-trade system.

Learn more at

Reston’s Used Book Shop

1623 Washington Plaza

Reston, Virginia

(703) 435-9772

A Tasty Taste of Reston!

Posted on May 7, 2019 by Avant Property

Local foodies will rejoice at the annual Taste of Reston, held June 14-15, just steps from The Avant at the Reston Town Center!

Produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Taste of Reston is the largest outdoor food festival in the area and was voted “Northern Virginia’s Best Food Festival” for the past six years by Virginia Living magazine.

Tantalize your taste buds and indulge in food samples from more than 20 area restaurants. Relax and treat yourself to a refreshing libation in the beer and wine gardens. Enjoy live music, cooking demos, and a Family Fun Zone.

Whatever your appetite, Taste of Reston will be a palate-pleasing experience for food lovers.
Admission is free, but food tickets are available for purchase. To learn more, visit

Taste of Reston
Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15
Reston Town Center (Pavilion and Market Street)

Attend the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival!

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Looking for some thought-provoking art to decorate your home? Attend the 28th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at the Reston Town Center!

Held May 17-19, the festival will be presented by Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE). View and purchase art from more than 200 artists from across the nation, and enjoy three days of live performances, acclaimed children’s activities, and more.

The festival is free and open to the public, although $5 donations per adult in support of GRACE are encouraged and appreciated. Each patron receives a robust festival program containing more than $100 in dining certificates, a map of the festival, and a complete artist listing.

For more information, call (703) 471-9242 or visit

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

May 17-19

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Reston Town Center

(703) 471-9242

Come Out for the Lucky Leprechaun 5K!

Posted on March 16, 2019 by Avant Property

Run like you’ve got the luck of the Irish on your side!

On Sunday, March 17, at 8 a.m., participate in the Lucky Leprechaun 5K in the Reston Town Center. The course is on the road and loops around the Town Center area. Runners must complete the 5K within 60 minutes or maintain approximately 19-minute miles.

After the race, enjoy a fun-filled celebration at the finish line. There will be tasty refreshments, great music, and awards.

There also will be a free short (about 100 yards) kids’ fun run at 9 a.m. Registration will take place that morning near the finish line.

The cost to participate in the Lucky Leprechaun 5K is $45. Learn more at

Finely Crafted Beer at Lake Anne Brewhouse!

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Avant Property

Looking for a unique craft beer experience? Travel to Reston’s Lake Anne Brewhouse to enjoy a local favorite in the Virginia craft beer scene.

Located at historic Lake Anne Village Center Plaza, this nanobrew taproom offers beautiful lakeside views and an intimate, elegant, and comfortable space. Reston-inspired, flagship brews like Reston Red and Simon’s Stout share the taps with seasonal and special releases, and patrons also can enjoy a variety of pretzels and bar snacks.

Whether you’re looking for a great happy hour spot or a place to meet with friends, Lake Anne Brewhouse is a tasty destination!

Lake Anne Brewhouse

11424 Washington Plaza W

Reston, Virginia

Celebrate the Good Life at Cooper’s Hawk Winery!

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Are you a lover of fine wine and cuisine? Interested in a fun, unique weekend excursion? Perhaps you’re seeking a sophisticated, romantic option for date night. Whatever your desire, the Reston location of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is sure to please!

Cooper’s Hawk is built upon the passionate belief that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections. This enticing establishment encompasses a first-class winery and barrel-aging room; an elegant, Napa-style tasting room; a modern, casual restaurant; and an artisanal retail market.

Cooper’s Hawk sources the finest grapes grown and harvested in both the New World and Old World, including Italy, France, California, Chile, New Zealand, and Australia. The culinary team prepares each dish fresh, incorporating peak-of-season ingredients and listing meals with accompanying wine bin numbers to help you find the perfect vino match. And the retail market showcases high-end decanters, wine accessories, gifts, and a gourmet food line.

Discover an unmatched hospitality experience at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant!

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

12130 Sunset Hills Road

Reston, Virginia

Chow Down during DC Restaurant Week!

Posted on January 12, 2019 by Avant Property

Are you an aspiring gourmet? Does your palate run toward the exotic or innovative? Perhaps you’re looking to expand your culinary horizons. Whether you prefer comfort food or inventive creations, Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week promises an unforgettable gastronomic adventure!

Held January 14-20, and sponsored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, this delicious event is among the region’s most popular celebrations. More than 250 of the DMV’s finest restaurants offer $22 brunch, three-course lunches for $22, and three-course dinners for $35.

Four of the participating restaurants are located in Reston. These include:

Founding Farmers — As a farmer-owned restaurant, almost all of its delicious food and drink – from freshly baked bread and house-churned butter to craft cocktails with proprietary spirits – are made from scratch, using high-quality ingredients from American family farms. 1904 Reston Metro Plaza Drive;

McCormick & Schmick’s — Located in the Reston Town Center, this popular restaurant features fish and seafood from around the world, served in a traditional decor. 11920 Democracy Drive;

The Melting Pot – Discover all the ingredients to a perfect evening, including a relaxed atmosphere, private tables, attentive service, fine wines and cocktails, and fabulous four-course fondue dinners. 11730 Plaza America Drive;

PassionFish – PassionFish is devoted entirely to the freshest bounty of the world’s oceans, lakes, rivers, and waterways, serving everything from ceviches and cioppino to lobster rolls and crispy whole fish. 11960 Democracy Drive;

Hungry yet? What are you waiting for? Get more information at

Delicious Delights for Chocolate Lovers!

Posted on December 28, 2018 by Avant Property

Looking for wonderful gift ideas? Do you want to treat yourself after a long day at work or play? Savor the sweet delights served at Chesapeake Chocolates, Wine, Gifts & More!

Located in the Lake Anne Village Center, the store showcases a variety of chocolate products—including truffles, barks, peanut butter bites, rocky road, and fruits and nuts. You also can shop for locally made pottery, peanuts, jewelry, soaps, and even Virginia wines. Come out and see what Chesapeake Chocolates, Wine, Gifts & More has to offer!

Learn more at

Chesapeake Chocolates, Wine, Gifts & More
11426 Washington Plaza W.
Reston, Virginia

Tasty Food and Fun at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern!

Posted on December 27, 2018 by Avant Property

Looking for a great happy hour spot? Maybe you’re seeking a fun destination for a relaxed date or family gathering. Check out Kalypso’s Sports Tavern in Lake Anne Village Center!

Treat yourself to a triple-threat menu of Greek, Italian, and American fare. Enjoy a cocktail in an attractive lakefront setting. Discover one of Reston’s most popular happy hours. Best of all, your four-legged friends are welcome at Kalypso’s as well! Indulge in the perfect blend of festive atmosphere, savory delights, and wonderful libations.

Learn more at

Kalypso’s Sports Tavern
1617 Washington Plaza
Reston, Virginia