They made a splash during the Alexandria Saint Patrick's Day parade, but opening by Saint Patrick's Day is another story.
Martin White, the owner of upcoming restaurant Fiona's Irish Pub, had been hoping to get the place up and running by the holiday, but it's not happening. A rep tells Eater that it now looks like the place will open closer to mid-April.
That said, White served as grand marshall of the parade, and the restaurant had a float in the parade to advertise its upcoming debut. Fiona's replaces King Street Blues at 5810 Kingstowne Center. It is aiming to be an authentic Irish pub rather than an Americanized one. Rick Boyd will serve as general manager, coming over from King Street Blues in Crystal City.
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