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PikNik's scallop and shrimp

If you're on the prowl for some great dining suggestions, you absolutely have to read this week's Tastebudz. I'm not joking this week. I mean it. more

Oct 19, 2017 1:59 PM Tastebudz


Artichoke fritters from The Camel - photography by Kathy Gottlieb

We announce our first Tastebudz winer today. Plus, we'll give you another chance to win some free food. We've got your food news right here. So, come on in. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:48 PM Tastebudz


Hush Puppy Fried Oysters from Kabana

There's so much to tell you about this week, including a new menu at Kabana, the Craft Brew Fest in Charlottesville, a BBQ cookout in Ashland and the Singing Gottliebs wherever life takes them. more

Aug 18, 2017 3:06 PM , Tastebudz

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Seared scallops - Photo courtesy of Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times Dispatch

The Greek Taverna opens near Willow Lawn. Get ready for the Hanover tomatoes. Plus more restaurant news and our weekly live entertainment calendar. more

Jun 15, 2017 5:57 PM Tastebudz

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Buffalo chicken sandwich from B. Good, with sweet potato fries.

Today, we bring things closer to home with a look at some new healthy options plus other restaurant news. more

Jun 9, 2017 10:55 AM Tastebudz

Caution! Don't read this on an empty stomach. You'll just get an appetite all worked up. And it might be yours. more

May 18, 2017 2:54 PM Tastebudz

New Biergarten for Scott's Addition. A visit to Petersburg's Old Town. And a cool bar in the middle of a grocery store? Read on... more

Apr 28, 2017 2:19 PM

Dining on the OBX, plus a cool new pizza place heading to the Fan. Have a ball (literally) at the Diamond and more. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:24 PM Tastebudz

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Jason Lough's Hemingway's Daydream

New Mexican, New Beer, New Addition, New Taste Bud. Are you feeling the newness of it all? Well just read this week's TasteBudz more

Feb 23, 2017 4:55 PM Tastebudz

Big is not expressive enough when it comes to this week's food and restaurant news. Maybe we should say Ginormous. more

Feb 16, 2017 3:02 PM Tastebudz


Vagabond - Photo by Luke Witt

How are you celebrating? National Pizza Day, that is. Besides a little pizza news, we have Luke Witt's Downtown Lunch Special Report and more cool stuff. more

Feb 9, 2017 3:04 PM , , Tastebudz

Okay, the Super Bowl is over. NOW, we can really get serious about all of those resolutions to eat right and feel better. more

Feb 6, 2017 10:52 AM FLAVOR

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Billy PIzza at Triple Crossing Brewing Company

Something brewing at Olio. They'll be announcing tonight at their "end of an era" wine tasting. Plus is there really such a thing as Billy Pizza? And a great bar that the kids will love. Trust me. more

Dec 22, 2016 4:50 PM Tastebudz


Virginia Oysters: Virginia’s best and freshest oysters served after 4 p.m. daily

Japanese Scotch, a Patrick Henryesque brew, and beer as a health food? Well, not quite, but read this week's TasteBudz and you'll see where I'm going with this. more

Dec 15, 2016 7:50 PM

A New Anchor for Stony Point - Wait, is that food news? It is when you're talking this Anchor. Plus we go in search of healthy dishes and take a look at food trends for 2017. All in one little column. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:23 PM Tastebudz

My superlatives of the week: Fantastic new upscale Mexican restaurant heading to the Slip. Unbelievable wine dinner at Ruth's Chris An Amazing night at Shagbark A Gorgeous column from your TasteBudz more

Oct 14, 2016 4:38 PM Tastebudz


Courtesy of Kona

Lots of dining action going on in the West End. We pay a visit to several of the old favorites, one of which is under new ownership. Check it out in TasteBudz more

Sep 29, 2016 3:21 PM Tastebudz

New resturants, better burgers and beautiful bars highlight this week’s TasteBudz more

Sep 22, 2016 1:25 PM Tastebudz

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Sabah Beer Garden

Here's some food for thought, as well as some beer for thought and there's only one lemon in the whole bunch. more

Jul 14, 2016 2:00 PM , Tastebudz


G.M. Sean Repoza takes a moment to talk about the city's newest hot spot.

We visit with Sean Repoza at Kabana and sample a few tasty drinks at Nota Bene. Plus, who's in the mood for Mexinese? more

Jun 16, 2016 6:26 PM Tastebudz

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