#LoveLoudounFood To Win

Last summer, at the height of lockdown, Loudoun restaurateur Nils Schnibbe opened a BBQ restaurant in downtown Leesburg. Named Schmidt’s (after his German great grandmother’s maiden name), the restaurant served tangy Texas and Carolina-style smoked meats, and was particularly noticeable for its lively outside scene, with seating at picnic tables under a tented canopy strung with fairy lights.