Tag Archives: Shirlington

The Dairy Godmother, Del Ray

(Read the Mar 5, 2012 Minibite here.) I was having a relatively rare hell-bent sweets craving the other evening, and had dinner (yes, dinner) at The Dairy Godmother, which was absolutely packed, with a line inside extending all the way … Continue reading

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Osteria da Nino, Shirlington

Osteria da Nino, not Samuel Beckett’s Tavern, is the best restaurant in Shirlington. First, let me add that I went back to Samuel Beckett’s Tavern for a late supper the other evening, and only the bar menu was available. Starting … Continue reading

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Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastropub, Shirlington

(See the May 28, 2011 Review here.) I stopped into Samuel Beckett’s early Saturday evening, at a time when Shirlington Village was packed outside, but the crowds hadn’t yet made their way into the restaurants there – I took a … Continue reading

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Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastropub, Shirlington, VA

It wasn’t so long ago that Shirlington was a quaint little strip with one really good restaurant (Carlyle Grand Cafe), and a few lesser ones. Now, that strip is still quaint, but Carlyle is a shadow of what it once … Continue reading

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Champion Billiards, Shirlington, VA

At some point, you have to teach your son have to play Nine-ball; what you don’t expect is to lose two out of three games. (And I’m GOOD, darn it. No, really! I AM!) I was playing Nine-ball here twenty … Continue reading

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