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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Buddy’s taking over The Viceroy’s former space in the Devil’s Triangle

New location set to open sometime after Christmas.

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Food News: Oyster and mushroom farms, popup dinners, and pumpkin everything

This week: Rappahannock gets featured in the second national magazine in as many weeks, a number of popup restaurant events are going on around town, and Dinner in the Field is back. Plus, details on the Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival and a new restaurant at Rocketts Landing. All this and more!

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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!

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