Archives: the Republic

Meet Smartmouth, homemade ice cream in Church Hill, and the Republic saga is over

Lots going on this week in Richmond’s food scene. New beers, new treats, restaurants closing, and restaurants for sale. Food news!

Cous Cous now The Well, Julep’s turns 10, and Lunch gets paired with Supper

Cous Cous reboots as The Well, Julep’s throws down for an awesome 10th birthday party, and a last-minute guide to Mother’s Day brunch options.

Savoring The Savory Grain

Through excellent service, 24 beers on tap, and a comfortable environment, The Savory Grain hopes to grow a great and lasting reputation.

Blue Bee Cider’s first day, Curry Craft opens in Carytown, and Restaurant Week approaches

Carytown is a hub of new restaurant activity with a new Indian restaurant that just opened, and two more following close behind.

UPDATE: Bonvenu closes, The Republic in limbo, and Garnett’s new special sandwiches

While one restaurant announces its closed, another tries to open after being delayed, and a look at Garnett’s tasty homage to VCU basketball players.

UPDATE: Pearl Raw Bar opens, Weiman’s Bakery closes, and Heritage gets some national press

This week saw Pearl Raw Bar open in The Fan, the 70-year-old Weiman’s Bakery close, and the owner of Don’t Look Back picked up a third restaurant spot on the 2900 block of Cary.

The simplicity of Lunch

After steering several of RVA’s most popular bars, Rick Lyons now turns his attention to a simple–but no less extraordinary–restaurant.

5 Things

The column contained herein is for those of you without interest in or tickets to Monty Python’s SPAMALOT.

UPDATE: The Republic reopens, OMG Cafe is for sale, Ipanema nears the end of its renovations

Tax issues closed one restaurant and renovations closed another, meanwhile Church Hill welcomes a new restaurant and Richmond gets all “shaka-brah” in the kitchen.

The Republic closed due to tax issues?

The staff showed up to locked doors and taxation police.