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Nicole Eats Video Series

Making Grilled Cheese at Society Fair

Welcome to season 2 of Nicole Eats and Travels! In this video, I go behind the scenes of one of my favorite places in Alexandria, Virginia, Society Fair. If you like homemade croissants, top-notch cheese, and fresh baked bread, you don’t want to miss it!

This season, I am journeying through the DMV where I’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite food finds and great places to have a little fun.

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Eating Out Meat Free

This Almond Croissant Was Everything and More

I have a thing for croissants. This thing goes all the way back to my childhood days when I completely salivated over the pop of a Pillsbury can of Crescent rolls. Even today as a 30-something, I get the feels while I’m passing by the row of cans – and this is after years of training my palate to detest the taste of “stuff like that.” In essence, I love croissants and have for the longest. So, during my first visit to Alexandria, Virginia’s Society Fair, I was sure to put in an order of their almond croissant to finish out my brunch visit.

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Eating Out Meat Free

Society Fair’s Grilled Cheese (for Brunch) May Have Just Blown My Mind

If ever there was a restaurant or even a place that said Nicole, Alexandria, Virginia’s Society Fair would definitely be that restaurant AND that place. It’s so Parisian that I can’t even deal. Perfectly placed, mix-matched chandeliers, chocolate and almond croissants, pink plush sofas, little trinkets, big cakes and pies. Plus, a butchery in the back. It was magnifique! Although my heart skipped several beats in joy for my after-brunch treat of an almond croissant, it was my grilled cheese with tomato soup (called The Classic, on the menu) that stood out as the star of my recent visit to Society Fair.

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