March 2, 2024


Food never sleeps.

Richmond Food items News: Week of Sept. 6-10, 2021

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Dairy Queen 

Amid the fans of area ice cream artisan Rabia Kamara’s interesting concoctions? No significant deal, just celebs Kevin Bacon and Ludacris and the brains behind the Ben & Jerry’s empire. The VCU grad and co-operator of the North Facet ice product shop Ruby Scoops lately competed on and won Foodstuff Network’s “Ben & Jerry’s: Clash of the Cones” and has her eyes established on more sweet ventures in the long term. (Richmond magazine)

Fry, Fry Yet again

Fried chicken is the star of the menu at the freshly opened Buttermilk and Honey, a pandemic pivot turned pop-up achievement and now brick-and-mortar cafe from husband-and-spouse group Mike Lindsey and Kimberly Adore-Lindsey. The proprietors of downtown’s Lillie Pearl and, a lot more lately, Pop’s Market on Grace are providing us serious electrical power few vibes. (Richmond magazine)

Primary Cut

Doggy treats, riffs on the sloppy Joe and ZZ Prime may well not be the to start with issues that occur to brain when a person thinks of a craft butchery, but Jackie Wayne Beef Co. Culinary Director Garrett Eagleton claims or else. Second in command at the community butcher and meat shipping and delivery services, Eagleton talks Texas chili, his relocation to Richmond and much more meaty subject areas in our job interview. (Richmond magazine)

Plant Electricity

Soon after earning its debut in 2019 and then getting to terminate final 12 months because of to the pandemic, the plant-dependent social gathering that aims to endorse and diversify the vegan way of life is again. On Sept. 11, the Soul Vegan Block Party will host a five-hour celebration at Chimborazo Park that attributes a hefty lineup of plant-friendly eateries and vendors including Favour Cookie Co., SoulSmith Kombucha, Nomad Deli & Catering Co., 1115 Cellular Kitchen area, and more. Arrive hungry, and come curious.

On the Farm Once more

When their names may be common and their develop may be section of your weekly market place haul, Actual Regional RVA’s 5th annual farm tour provides the prospect to dig a tiny further with some region growers. Mark your calendars for Sept.18 and head to Mechanicsville’s Charlotte Acres — household to Shine Farms, Real Roots Meals Systems and Hazel Witch Farm — for an outside nosh-and-understand session. Tickets are on sale now.


Get your croissant, cookie and challah on at the just lately debuted Up All Evening Bakery. The stroll-up window from a seasoned pastry chef is open up two times a week in Lakeside. (Richmond magazine)

The proprietor of Salsas Don Sebastian adores arepas and has a smooth place for spaghetti al limone. Discover a lot more about the Venezuela native and mom in our most current spotlight. (Richmond magazine)

Monday restaurant closures can crush those eating goals, but we have tracked down a assortment of spots that stay open up, and ones to skip, to support get started the week proper. (Richmond journal)

Later on, ‘maters. Savor tomato season in advance of it is way too late, with a flaky tart recipe from The Roosevelt and recommendations on picking the ripest of the bunch. (Richmond journal)

Drumroll, remember to. The winner of Gearharts Fantastic Chocolates’ customized taste contest, a celebration of the chocolatier’s 20th anniversary that garnered a couple of hundred entries, is Strawberry Chutney. Be expecting the new bar to drop in coming months. The runner-up alternatives were being influenced, way too, with Peanuts and Cola as properly as Pear Sangria receiving a nod from Gearharts.

For all all those welcoming the shifting leaves and sweatshirt weather, Starr Hill Brewery is right there with ya. Starting Sept. 15, the Scott’s Addition rooftop bar will host its yearly Fall Fest, 5 times of meals vehicles, stay tunes and festive brews like Final Leaf Maple Brown Ale.

September is National Suicide Prevention Thirty day period, and in a couple months Longoven’s Andrew Manning will head to Chicago to sign up for chefs Noah Sandoval of Oriole and Ryan Smith of Staplehouse for the third once-a-year meal to benefit Vivid Psychological Overall health, an firm that performs with individuals to enable accomplish psychological and emotional effectively-becoming.

RVA Like

A spoof on just one of fast-meals chain Chick-fil-A’s major-sellers, the Gay-Fil-A hen sandwich at Carver dive bar and eatery Cobra Cabana recently bought a shout-out in Ultimate East Coastline Homosexual Road Excursion Guide from Thrillist. Just about every 7 days a part of proceeds from revenue of the strictly Sunday sammy goes to Facet by Side, a neighborhood nonprofit that supports Virginia’s queer youth.

Upcoming Functions

  • Sprezza Cucina Pop-up, The Coop (Sept. 11): Seem for ricotta gnocchi, Bolognese pappardelle and much more from this rustic Italian pop-up preordering demanded.
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  • Keya & Co. Pop-up, Tabol Brewing (Sept. 11): Ghee masala mac and cheese and frooti packing containers are on the menu, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the NYC Hearth Office.
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  • The Cookout Drag Brunch, Charlotte’s Southern Deli & Tapas (Sept. 11): Start Saturday off in design with brunch and performances.   
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  • Cider Festival, Back again Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co. (Sept. 11): Venture to Virginia Beach front for a collecting of cideries from the commonwealth, such as Richmond-region favorites Buskey, Courthouse Creek and Blue Bee.
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  • Royal Pig Pop-up, The Veil Brewing Co. Forest Hill Avenue (Sept. 12): Cambodian comfort and ease meals menu TBA
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  • High on the Hog, Publix Cooking College (Sept. 13): Master how to prepare pork all strategies through this arms-on class.
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  • Summer Night Artisan Market place, Key Line Brewery (Sept. 15): Capture Tiffany’s Foodstuff Truck, Loquito Coquito cocktails and extra.
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