Photo courtesy of the Capital Ale House National Beer Expo

Yardbirds: In the mood for chicken or an amazing hamburger? Well, good, because a cool, new restaurant is opening today (Thursday, July 9th). John Harper, owner of The Backyard Grill... more

Jul 9, 2015 3:01 PM Tastebudz


Joe Kiatsuranon shows off Sabai's rooftop herb garden. Photo by Steve Cook

Things just keep getting more and more exciting around town. Sabai opens next week and the new Boathouse Short Pump is will soon be welcoming guests. more

May 24, 2015 10:20 AM Tastebudz


Jason Lough in front of Sabai's mural. Photo by Steve Cook

I had the chance to get out on the streets of the city this week and visit with some of my best friends in the biz. As I was heading down Main, passing Sonny Kiatsuranon’s Fan Noodle Bar [], I looked over and who did I see sitting... more

May 7, 2015 2:56 PM Tastebudz 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Dogwood Wine Festival

WORD ON THE STREET: I stopped in at the soon-to-open Sabai Asian Restaurant earlier this week. We’ve told you previously about Joe Kiatsuranon’s (My Noodle and Bar) Asian Street Food concept coming to 2727 W. Broad... more

Apr 10, 2015 11:59 AM Tastebudz


Exterior of Sabai at 2727 W. Broad Street. Photo courtesy of Sabai.

Let's Start With The Name: Well, at least I can share the name of the new restaurant that Roland West and Hani Allah, from Off the Hookah, are in the process of creating. We told you last week that the two have something planned for the space where more

Mar 19, 2015 2:48 PM Tastebudz


Photo: Rick Bancroft

Welcome to the very first (mark this day on your calendar) edition of TasteBudz Online. Now, you don’t have to wait two months to read the latest food and restaurant news in your favorite Richmond Navigator publication. You can read TasteBudz... more

Mar 12, 2015 3:57 PM Tastebudz


Photo: Rick Bancroft

What a classic combination! A generous portion of the perfect savory filling, leaking out the edges as it’s wedged between masterfully matched bread – and as if that wasn’t enough, the sandwich is paired with the perfect craft beer, a melding of... more


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