Archives: oysters

Enjoy local food and craft beer at the Swine and Brine Festival this Friday

Swine, brine, and #rvadine descend upon Ardent Craft Ales in Scott’s Addition Friday night.

Barrel Thief hosting ‘Oysters and Muscadet’ night tonight, and it’s for a good cause

Enjoy oysters and wine, and support a worthy cause–everyone wins.

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!

Short film documents Rappahannock’s oyster farming

Virginia’s oyster population now thrives after near decimation.

5 Things

Various Richmond mainstays on the ol’ cal this weekend, plus some hopeful mainstays-to-be. Here’s a hint: one’s on 2nd Street, one’s in Ginter Park, and one’s on the seat of a bicycle built for one.

Virginia aquaculture benefits the Bay and beyond

Family-owned oyster farms along the Chesapeake Bay are creating jobs and cleaning the Bay–one delicious mollusk at a time.

Rappahannock’s man and mission

Travis Croxton is helping replenish the Chesapeake Bay oyster and revitalizing RVA’s downtown dining scene…with the help of a milkshake.

Favorites: Burger Bach’s Oysters Rockefeller

Burger Bach is rightly known for its beef, but they also serve quite the variety of shellfish–cooked or otherwise.

Oyster shucking sisters revel in international spotlight

One woman has shucked her way to elite status, and this Saturday, she and her sister will be in town to show off their talents.

Rappahannock: Downtown’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Over a decade ago, two cousins inherited an oyster operation without any experience. They now run nationally-renowned oyster farms and a new seafood restaurant downtown.