Monday, January 28, 2013
McLean Family Restaurant named in Northern Virginia Mazagine callout for best dishes in NOVA.
The best dishes in Northern Virginia could very well be in McLean. At least that's what Newt and Callista Gingrich told Northern Virginia Magazine on the publication's EAT THIS NOW! hunt to find the best dishes in Northern Virginia. The magazine asked 28 local celebrities — from singers to politicians, writers to athletes — where they sought out their favorite entrees. The Gingrichs picked the Greek Salad with Grilled Chicken from McLean Family Restaurant. Click here to read why. Click here to see all the picks across Northern Virginia. What's your favorite dish in McLean? Tell us in the comments. Never miss a thing with McLean Patch's daily and breaking email newsletters.
Friday, March 2, 2012
First winner of Best of Patch
Congratulations to McLean Family Restaurant for winning our inaugural Best of Patch contest --- the best place to breakfast in McLean. McLean Family won with a whooping 66 percent of votes from readers in the Patch poll. Greenberry's took second place among the six contenders. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
McLean 1910 closes.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Alas, McLean 1910 one of McLean's newest downtown restaurants, closed last week. The restaurant opened the day after Thanksgiving in November 2010 in the Langley Shopping Center on Chain Bridge Road. Owner George Kapetanakis has been in business in McLean since 1978 (33 years!) running the McLean Family Restaurant on Chain Bridge Road. MFR is the place to see some of McLean's best-known neighbors and eat some of the best and least expensive food in town. It's a favorite Newt Gingrich eatery. The Ear visited Kapetanakis Wednesday to give our condolences. He was off. Brother Peter said the restaurant closed because it had been losing money for a while. The Ear's usually reliable sources reported that George Kapetanakis visited the restaurant…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Hello Neighbors, ACLU, Kuwait Government Reach Settlement in McLean Case. 3 woman servants charged they were basically enslaved while working at McLean home of diplomat. McLean Loses Two Special Neighbors. A long-time McLean couple died within three days of each other at their home last week. Former Langley Teacher Fights U.S. Army. A dad fights for justice for son killed by a fellow soldier in an ill-conceived fire fight. Best Place to Have Breakfast in McLean. McLean Family Restaurant leads in first day of voting. Have you voted for our favorite?
Friday, December 30, 2011
Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce Award Winner
The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce annually honors community and business leaders for their outstanding service to McLean. Seventeen men and women, our neighbors, received awards in a recent ceremony for their amazing work. McLean Patch is profiling each winner by publishing the citations awarded to each. George Kapetanakis has been in business in McLean since 1978 (33 years!) running the McLean Family Restaurant. He believed that McLean needed a new casual-upscale American restaurant so in November of 2010 he opened McLean 1910. 1910’s mission is to not only provide the best food the area has to offer, but to create a distinct dining experience unlike any other. He has enlisted the help of his kids to help run the restaurant with …