Archives: joe sparatta

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.

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.

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!

Heritage, Roosevelt chefs opening Stony Point restaurant

Probably the most delicious news we’ll hear all week.

Heritage hosts chef ‘takeover’ series

The Fan restaurant will open its doors to showcase RVA’s future restaurant owners.

RVA’s top chefs talk shop

The men nominated for this year’s Best Chef Elby Award talk community, family, and Cook-Out milkshakes.

The family bond behind RVA’s Heritage

Three family members have created an exciting restaurant in The Fan built around quality, seasonality, and some of the best cocktails you’ll ever taste.

Six Burner to become Heritage under new ownership

A Richmond restaurant trio on the fast track will be taking over Main Street’s Six Burner. Joe Sparatta, and Emilia Sparatta announced today that they will be taking over the restaurant space for Heritage, with plans to be up and running by October 2nd.