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The Cultured Swine

Food News: Rappahannock in Esquire, Fall Restaurant Week, and Cultured Swine

This week: Rappahannock gets some major love from Esquire Magazine, feathers are flying with a new chicken joint and a chicken wing festival, plus we’ve got details on next week’s Fall Restaurant Week and Fire, Flour & Fork. All this and more!

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Food News: Stone Brewing, Farewell to Phil’s, and Folk Festival grub

This week: Richmond wins big by luring Stone Brewing’s new East Coast facility, Phil’s Continental Lounge closes after 75 years in business, and Graffiato begins serving brunch. Plus Folk Festival food and beer and a make-your-own hard cider workshop. All this and more!

Sweet Teas Southern Cusine

Food News: Growlers To Go, new Shockoe and Short Pump spots, and dining in Petersburg

This week: New restaurants are coming to Shockoe and Short Pump, and a new growler fill place is opening on the Boulevard (and there’s a place to get them locally now). Plus, full details on where to get your eat on at festivals around town this weekend and a preview of Commercial Taphouse’s new Asian fusion menu. All this and more!

Oktoberfest

Food News: Oktoberfest, Beast Feast, and fighting Yelp, VCU chains

This week: Oktoberfest is in full swing, Beast Feast and the Italian Festival return, and local businesses take on Yelp and VCU’s host of chains. All this and more!

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!).

lucysdinner

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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