Archives: food news

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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!

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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: 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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Food News: From Duck Donuts and Gilpin Court grub to cupcakes and koozies

A couple brings soul food to Gilpin Court, a vegan taco and cupcake joint shuts down, Duck Donuts waddles into town, and yet another Charlottesville restauranteur opens a location in town…and much more!

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Food News: Continental Divide opens, West End ice cream comes to Church Hill, and Sweet 95 burns

As we roll into a leisurely Fourth of July Weekend, there’s plenty going on in the restaurant world. A Church Hill chocolatier serves up West End ice cream, Charlottesville’s Continental Divide opens, and Chef Malcolm Mitchel resurfaces with his Mint Gastropub Concept in Petersburg.

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Food News: Supper at Lunch, German cuisine on the Hill, and BOGO dessert

This week’s food news is about as hot and sticky as the weather outside. Another Shockoe Bottom restaurant closes as one opens on Union Hill, Supper comes to Lunch, and the RTD bids adieu to a longtime restaurant critic.

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Food News: Moving restaurants, veggies, and soccer celebrating!

This week’s Food News will get your mind off the oven-hot weather and onto cooler things like a new location for Boyer’s Ice Cream, Reginald’s Homemade becoming a big deal, some information on new restaurants, and plenty more awesome #rvadine goodness.

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Food News: Cocktail passports, a new brewery, and great charity events!

If you can believe it, Richmond summer events are in full swing, and the #rvadine scene leads the way with upcoming restaurant openings, new chefs joining popular venues, and various charitable events that will help the community.

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Food news: Alton Brown, another Sugar Shack, and beer!

This week’s food news includes Alton Brown’s upcoming visit to Richmond, Carytown’s Craft Beer Festival, and Sugar Shack’s newest sibling that’s in the works in Manchester. There are also a few new restaurants to check out across the city–good luck fitting all of that into your eating schedule.

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