Fairfax County’s local businesses & How to support them during lockdown


Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

During Virginia’s lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local businesses have shifted the way they’re functioning. You can still support these places and the local economy, without breaking social distancing requirements.

  • Bazin’s on Church, Vienna
    • If you want a full meal fully prepared for you, then Bazin’s take-home menu is for you! Check out Bazin’s website for their new menu. Pick out your full meal and take advantage of their sanitary curbside pickup. You can #BringBazinsHome by calling (703)255-7212.
Image via Bazin’s On Church on Favebook
  • Istanbul Blue Restaurant, Vienna
    • Craving kabobs or Mediterranean food? Visit Istanbul Blue’s website and look over the wide range of options that they offer on their menu. Place your order by calling them at 703-938-8948 or finding them on services like GrubHub and UberEats.
Image via Istanbul Blue on Facebook
  •  Scrawl Books, Reston
    • There’s no better time to read a good book than during quarantine! Scrawl Books is a local bookstore owned by a South Lakes family. Visit Scrawl Books’ website to browse the many titles that they offer, then call them at 571-313-1158 or 703-966-2111 to place your order. Scrawl delivers your books to your home! They offer free delivery if you live in Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Sterling and Western Vienna.
Image via Reston Now
  •  The Auld Shebeen Restaurant, Fairfax
    • If you’re hungry for some authentic Irish cuisine, then look no further than The Auld Shebeen! Check out their menu on their website and then call 703-293-9600 to place your order for delivery.
Image via Fun in Fairfax VA
  • Zamarod Restaurant, Great Falls
    • Enjoy authentic and Halal Afghan cuisine at home with Zamarod Restaurant! Look over their menu (including a vegetarian menu) on their website, and place your order by calling (703) 757-9300. They deliver to Reston, Herndon, Great Falls and McLean!
Images via Zamarod’s website, edited by Helen E.


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Establishment Name Providers:

Bazin’s & Scrawl – Helen Ehrlich

Istanbul Blue & Zamarod – Leana Travis

The Auld Shebeen – Hannah Casey



Feature image via ClickOrlando