A Taste of Aggio

Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night or a family night out when you’re not in the mood to cook (kids eat free on weeknights through September!), make sure to check out Aggio in One Loudoun. Top Chef contestant Bryan Voltaggio takes a stab at Loudoun County dining in Aggio, formerly Family Meal, featuring updated Italian classics in a homey setting.

A duo of whipped ricotta dusted with chive and orange zest and mortadella mousse with a spot of rosemary oil on toast rounds

Enjoy a burst of cool flavor as you bite into skewers of burrata cheese and heirloom tomatoes, topped with a crumble of Kalamata olive and rosemary oil

Caesar salad gets an even healthier makeover at Aggio with kale as the star of the dish

Top Chef contender Bryan Aggio grates parmesan over a pasta with Bolognese sauce

Freshly grated parmesan is the final touch on several of Aggio’s dishes

Chef de Cuisine Jeremy Adams places the finishing touches on a dish

A 100% vegetarian meal – crumbled pistachio atop goat cheese ravioli with kicks of cherry and red wine vinegar to awaken the palate

Enjoy a negroni at the bar – the classic Italian cocktail made with gin, sweet vermouth and Campari


Traci J. Medlock, writer and photographer