Covering Annandale, Bailey's Crossroads and Seven Corners in Fairfax County, Virginia

Foxfire Grill is closing

Foxfire Grill, a neighborhood restaurant on Little River Turnpike in Pinecrest Plaza, is closing. The last day will be Oct. 31. The lease was up and Edens, the owner of the shopping center, doubled the rent, reports Foxfire Manager Jeff Ammons. While the lease renewal negotiations were going on, Eden informed Foxfire owner Teri Fox … Continued

Jersey Mike’s Subs to open Sept. 20

Jersey Mike’s Subs is holding a grand opening and fundraiser at its Annandale location, at 7042 Little River Turnpike, on Wednesday, Sept. 20-Sunday, Sept. 24. Customers who receive a special fundraising coupon distributed through a grassroots effort before the opening can make a minimum $2 contribution to the Annandale Boys & Girls Club in exchange … Continued

Barcroft Plaza Starbucks reopens

The renovated Starbucks in Barcroft Plaza on Columbia Pike reopened on Sept. 15. There is a new counter with an additional bar for making coffee (for a total of three), new tiles behind the counter, new tables and chairs, a new seating bench under the window, a new. less slippery floor, a new mural, upgraded … Continued

Annandale to get another Korean restaurant

A long-vacant building in the center of Annandale has been leased to a Korean restaurant franchise. The building, at 7220 Columbia Pike, formerly housed a Bank of America branch and was originally a Safeway. The new restaurant will be geared toward younger people, and the interior will be completely redone, says real estate agent Michael … Continued

Popeyes opens in Bailey’s Crossroads

There’s a new place to get chicken in Bailey’s Crossroads. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is now open at 5896 Leesburg Pike. It’s smaller than the Popeyes in Annandale and doesn’t have a drive-through, but the menu is the same. Popular items include chicken sandwiches, nuggets, tenders, popcorn shrimp, wings, biscuits, red beans and rice, mac and … Continued

Thai Sushi Eats is closing

The Thai Sushi Eats restaurant, at 7203 Columbia Pike in Annandale, is shutting down. The last day will be Saturday, Sept. 2. An email to customers says: “After much consideration and evaluation, we have made the difficult decision to close our business. Thank you for all your support throughout the many years. It has been … Continued

Chicken restaurant to open in Seven Corners

Mason District is getting another chicken restaurant. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will take over the former Dogfish Head Alehouse building at 6220 Leesburg Pike in the Seven Corners Shopping Center. The restaurant will open in the middle or end of 2024, a company spokesperson says. They won’t announce an opening date more than six months … Continued

Boba shop coming to Annandale

Tiger Sugar, a dessert shop specializing in boba pearl milk tea made with black sugar, is opening in the EastGate Shopping Center on John Marr Drive in Annandale. It will be located in a storefront shared with L&H Hawaiian BBQ and Beer Garden. Related story: New restaurant will bring Hawaiian cuisine – including Spam – … Continued

Jersey Mike’s is coming to Annandale

Jersey Mike’s Subs is expected to open in Annandale in early September. It’s located between the future Wingstop and Moby Dick House of Kabob in the new retail center at John Marr Drive and Little River Turnpike. Wingstop has set an opening date of July 30. That retail strip also includes a future Hangry Joe’s … Continued

Hangry Joe’s to open in Annandale

A Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken restaurant is bringing another type of chicken to Annandale, which already has numerous chicken options. The restaurant is moving into one of the vacant storefronts in the new shopping center at the corner of Little River Turnpike and John Marr Drive. It will be next to Wingstop, the chicken wings … Continued