Archives: food news


Food News: Black Hops bines, Travis Milton accolades, and a Rappahannock live stream!

The usual: a bunch of big-time national outlets going nuts over Richmond chefs, Elbys preparation frenzy, and hops! Ramen! #hopsandramen!

Photo courtesy of Tricycle Gardens

Food News: Return of the Jewish Food Festival, Tricycle Gardens’ Farm Stand on the move, and the new Buddy’s

New restaurants open this week in The Fan, Lakeside, and Ashland. The Jewish Food Festival is back for its 8th year. And Tricycle Gardens has great news.


Food News: Estilo’s new business partner, Harvest’s new meat, and Rappahannock’s Virginia celebration

Latin-influenced Estilo welcomes Owen Lane as Executive Chef and Partner, while Harvest Grocery + Supply welcomes JM Stock Provisions as Executive Butchers (fictional title). Rappahannock plans an epic epicurean event. And a few of #RVADine’s finest attempt to cleanse their culinary sins.


Food News: Scumdogs, a speakeasy, and lots and lots of salt

Good morning, and happy New Year! I trust you’ve found the coffee, now on with the first food news of 2015…


The year’s top food stories

Richmond, looks like you had a pretty great year filled with donuts, award-winning beer, grocery stores, and heaps of glowing accolades. Let’s take a minute to reflect on 2014 before we all make good on our resolutions and head for the gym.


Food News: Get your growlers to go, drink a beer with your breakfast, and say goodbye to Tiki Bob’s

This Week: There’s a new way to get your beer on the Boulevard–bring your growlers! Plus Church Hill will soon welcome a new dim sum restaurant (and apartment buildings). And Maldini’s opens its doors in a genuinely heart-warming show of Christmas spirit.


Food News: Southbound opens, Inner City Blues to close, and last minute Thanksgiving options

This week: A new Southside concept from chefs Joe Sparatta and Lee Gregory opened this past week, a Gilpin Court soul food joint gets the boot after mere months in business, and some last minute Thanksgiving options just in case you really like to live your life spontaneously.

COTU Brews

Food News: Shoryuken Ramen gets a temporary home, cider and craft beer galore, and happy hour for charity

This week: Richmond’s only pop-up ramen operation is one step closer to a brick-and-mortar location with a three-month residence, plenty of cider and craft beer happenings, and details on how you can enjoy an extended happy hour in Carytown for a great cause.

Alamo BBQ

Food News: Graze on Grace, Taste of the Fan, donut decline, and Church Hill’s burgeoning culinary scene

This week: Church Hill’s dining scene gets some major love from a national travel publisher, a JMU staple pulls into the former Phil’s space, a local donut shop pulls the plug on its West End location, and details on a whole host of dining events taking place this weekend and into next week.


Food News: Brunswick stew, autumn brews, cookies on campus, and coffeehouse growler fills

This week: Fire, Flour & Fork starts today and tickets are still available to a few events, there’s fresh competition in the cookie delivery scene, and The Roosevelt hires some familiar help. Plus, the dish on weekend events involving stew, brews, and gumbo.