Archives: Jim Beam

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.

Maker’s Mark VP, Victoria MacRae-Samuels, will visit RVA

Nearly 25 years ago, Victoria MacRae-Samuels knew nothing about bourbon, but a chance encounter with a distilling legend changed that. She’s now the only woman vice president in the industry.