Archives: S@mple

Mekong wins, S@mple closes, and Balliceaux gets a new chef

It’s been a tumultuous week for food fans as two restaurants have announced closures, but a favorite restaurant has won national recognition. These things, plus two festivals and the State Fair!

S@mple owner talks about closing his restaurant

After only eight months, one of RVA’s most eclectic and interesting restaurant has closed. The owner dishes on why that happened, and what he’ll do next.

Black Sheep wins national praise, Bliss takes over Bank, S@mple downloads new happy hour menu

RVA’s dining scene continues to shake things up with old mainstays closing and new menus sprouting up.