The chef at Mint leaves for the comforts of Comfort, the new Rappahannock restaurant is open for lunch, and a downtown Asian restaurant is offering a different take on the hot dog.
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It was a rough start to the week for Carytown’s mom-and-pop ice cream shop as they were burglarized. Not that far away, a former bagel shop went on the market, and the Food Cart Court gets a proper organizer with farmers’ market experience.
We’ve got some menus from the 40 restaurants participating in this spring’s Restaurant Week ready for your perusal, a tea cafe in the Fan closes its doors this weekend, Parkside Cafe ends its hiatus and opens with a new chef, and more of your weekly helping of food news.
Owner Amy Cabaniss is very familiar with RVA restaurants. The former owner of Cabo’s Corner Bistro, and current Julep’s proprietress has just opened a new restaurant, Mint. No stranger to 100-hour weeks, she hopes her new space will give Richmond a southern, “new casual” taste.
If a new and improved Phil’s Continental Lounge just wasn’t “continental” enough, then perhaps the new Continental Westhampton will satiate your desire, the owner of Julep’s prepares to give Richmond a hint of mint, and a new restaurant called Lunch is now open.
We got word this week about whether Baja Bean was going to stay in the Fan, Jake Crocker comes even closer to monopolizing Main and Stafford, and just down the road, Julep’s owner is putting the finishing touches on new restaurant, Mint.