Archives: food news

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Restaurant openings and closings in August 2015

It’s been a sleepy month for restaurants, with several taking anywhere from a week to the entire month off for a little R&R. We’re still eagerly awaiting White Horse Tavern, Talley’s Meat & Three, and a southside Pho So 1, but here’s who we said hello to in August.


Food News: Uni, Bon Air teamups, power, and Swayze’s finest film

An unforgettable meal courtesy of Sub Rosa and Metzger, the beauty of Deep Run Roadhouse, the shock of Hibachi Box finally opening, and the gentle assistance of Olio, who wants you to hang on to summer until your hands have frozen stiff.


Beer News: Spontaneous fermentation, fitness beer, and frugal housewives

The Virginia Craft Brewers Fest, Trails and Ales, Veil Brewing Co, Drink ’n’ Draws, and a horse named Pumpkin. And a bunch of other stuff, too.


Food News: Lewis Ginter = vegetable farm, hatch chiles = Kroger party, and Saison = Huck Finn

The State Fair of Virginia will host a wine dinner at Rappahannock, Travis Milton will pitch a tent and stay a while, and Saison wants us all to sail into the sunset together

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Beer News: Beer might be food

Sort of. But wouldn’t that be the solution to so many problems? And also probably the origin of a lot more problems.


Food News: GWAR feast, a new Bufford estab, grapes, green eggs, and more

And when we say “more,” we mean the Perkolator, larb gai, and rotisserie love.


Beer News: Ask Don, big brews, taste tests, and other fermented news

You got your big breweries, you got your small breweries, and you’ve got An over here daring you to do a blind taste test.


Food News: Chef announcements, restaurant transformations, more national praise, and Virginia Peach Month

Everything is changing so fast! New things, old things, evolving things, and a whole lot of other stuff up in this peach.


Beer News: Elven chainmail, stony job opps, Craft Beer Month, hops that are totally OK

And some new brews, of course.


Food News: Monday brunch, a boozy lunch, and cold-brew coffee that packs a punch

The theme of this week’s food news is Learning–from where to find brunch on a Monday, to how to turn canned food into art, to how to cook your own very impressive dishes with help from a friend on YouTube. Put on your learnin’ caps and get ready to expand your brains.