Archives: food news

The Betty on Davis

Food News: Armenian Food Festival, The Betty on Davis, and the end of Buddy’s

This week: Buddy’s announces a closing date after a 38-year run, The Betty on Davis opens, Mekong wins best beer bar again, and the Armenian Food Festival gets underway today. All this and more!

Graffiato Bar

Food News: Graffiato opens, fans fling donuts for Foo Fighters, and details on the Sammich Bus

This week: Graffiato opens its doors after a summer-long delay, the Sammich Bus rolls into RVA’s increasingly-crowded food truck scene, and oysters take over the 17th Street Farmer’s Market. All this and much more!

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Food News: The Answer, Perly’s, Nora open; Jorge’s takes a siesta; and Fall Line Fest beer and brunch

This week: Three restaurants open (one for the second time), one changes hands, and another takes a break. Plus, there’s more than just great music at this weekend’s Fall Line Fest (hint: brunch and beer!).

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Food News: The end of an era in the Fan, and RVA’s storied restaurant scene

This week: It’s the end of an era–and a new beginning–at Commercial Taphouse in the Fan. Plus, The Luncheonette opened this week, and we’ve got some interesting–and intricate–stories of how a few of our fair city’s latest establishments came to be.

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Food News: Backpacks, Best Dish, and celebrity sightings, oh my!

This week: Richmond vies for the attention of Stone Brewing Co., one restauranteur is mum on an opening date for his delicatessen, while another announces the opening of his brewpub, and celebrity sightings abound at two local establishments. All this and more!

roosevelt brunch

Food News: GWARBar, Chicks and Waffles, and Richmond’s food truck folly

This week: GWARBar brings upscale junk food to Jackson Ward, drag queens take over Richmond CenterStage for the “Chicks and Waffles Brunch,” and Southern Living Magazine honors four Richmond restaurants in its “100 Best Restaurants in the South” list.

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Food News: A slew of new restaurant openings, beer news, and a trip to the paw-paw patch

Four new restaurants opened this week, from Oregon Hill to Chester; Willow Lawn to Short Pump. Lots of beer news, too, including a top ten brewer eyeing the city for expansion. Plus, chef and author Kendra Bailey Morris takes a trip to the paw-paw patch before stopping into Southern Season for a cookbook signing.

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Food News: Southern Season opens, Carytown Burgers expands, and ten local dishes to die for

This week: Long-awaited upscale grocer Southern Season opened today at Libbie Mill, two restaurant empires expand, Style Weekly questions whether the region’s craft brewery bubble is about to pop, and much more.

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Food News: Homebrewers make it big, Folk Feast is back for seconds, and another tiki party

Homebrewing is on the rise, and several local enthusiasts are getting their shot at making it big around town. Plus, several local chefs are headed to Charlottesville, Southern Season rolls into town, and yet another night.

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Food News: Fire, Flour, and Fork; beer, biscuits, and booze; and a veteran restaurant critic unmasked

This week: Two donut shops, a Fan restaurant, and a brewery forge westward; a biscuit bakery opens in Northside; and a local cafe eyes VCU for their fifth location. Plus, the RTD’s veteran restaurant critic is finally revealed after a decade long career of reviewing restaurants and dodging cameras.

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