Alexandria Restaurants:
Register Today for the Cherry Challenge

Click HERE to register for the 11th Annual #GWCherryChallenge.

Click HERE to download our informational flyer.

The 2019 #GWCherryChallenge will begin on January 27 and run through February 10.

If you have any questions, please email
Kristen Eastlick, co-chair of the Cherry Challenge at kristen.eastlick@gmail.com!

2018 wINNER FOR Cocktail: Café 44’s “Burning Down the Cherry Tree”

2018 wINNER FOR Cocktail: Café 44’s “Burning Down the Cherry Tree”

 

The #GWCherryChallenge is a competition among the finer restaurants in Alexandria.

Each restaurant develops its own cherry cocktail, appetizer, entrée, and/or dessert, in honor of our distinguished native son, of course! 

The 2019 #GWCherryChallenge will begin on January 27 and run through February 10.

2017 winner for Entrée: Jackson 20’s “Seared Long Island Duck Breast”

2017 winner for Entrée: Jackson 20’s “Seared Long Island Duck Breast”


2018 winner for Dessert: Dishes of India’s “Cherry Kulfee”

2018 winner for Dessert: Dishes of India’s “Cherry Kulfee”

The Tenth Annual Cherry Challenge was generously sponsored by the Historic Properties Group at TTR Sotheby’s Realty (Diane Murphy, Danny Smith, Jeanne Barton)

The winners of the 2018 Cherry Challenge were:

Beverage -- Café 44’s “Burning Down the Cherry Tree”

Appetizer -- Taqueria Poblano’s “It’s a Taco by George”

Entrée -- Jackson 20’s “Seared Long Island Duck Breast”

Dessert -- Dishes of India’s “Cherry Kulfee”

Honorable Mentions were garnered by Evening Star and Virtue Feed and Grain in the beverage category and by River Bend Bistro and Café 44 in the entrée category.