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Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the libations are so delightful. For this issue, we used the weather as a good excuse to go in search of some delightful cold weather cocktails. Our photographer Jay Denny and I found the drinks we were... Read more

Raising the Bar

It's a special Get Out of Town edition of TasteBudz. Read it and leave. But please come back. Read more

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There are some rural communities that are very limited when it comes to offering great places to dine. Powhatan County is not one of them. There are several excellent dining destinations in the county offering virtually any cuisine your heart or... Read more

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Gifts of good taste for your favorite hostess, chocolate lover, discerning foodie, and home bartender, Read more

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Let's hear it for our Taste Buds. They've been scouring the region for some great dining ideas. Read more

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There’s nothing showy or pretentious about Vito Bellantuono or his Midlothian restaurant, La Cucina. Without making a big production of it, Vito simply continues to serve some of the most delicious Italian food in town. He describes the restaurant... Read more

Chef's Choice

“We met in Red Bank, New Jersey at Danny’s Steak House, I was a bartender and Tommy was the chef,” Ronnie Hussey recalls. She continues: “Tommy has 25 years experience as a chef. He has catered for as many as 1,000 people at a time. “ Tommy, she... Read more

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Toulah Suleymanian was born into the restaurant business. From the mid-1970s to the early 90s, her family operated a popular Greek restaurant in the same location as the Greek Taverna, which she and her husband Gagek run today. “When she was in... Read more

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Some good eating around town this week. Check out my smoked wings love story and we have some cool noodle news. Also a new Tex-Mex grill in the near West End Read more

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Though raised in Jalisco, Mexico, Eduardo “Lalo” Macias was born in California. “My parents were working in the fields there when I was born,” he says. Growing up in Mexico, Lalo says that from an early age he wanted to be in the restaurant... Read more

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This week's stories will bowl you over. There are a few good bowls from which to select. Just keep reading and it will all become clear. Read more

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It's a big weekend for food and fun enthusiasts, plus we have some new restaurants you may not know about. Read more

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The Inimitable Kari Smith joins TasteBudz. Plus all kinds of restaurant news and views to share. Read more

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All kinds of news this week. Watch out. A new wave of new restaurants is heading out way. Read more

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Hold on Elizabeth. This is the big one. I'm talking, of course, about the Carytown Watermelon Festival. Read more

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A beer fest of historical proportions this Saturday and the long anticipate Aloi restaurant opens next Tuesday. Read more

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Big news on what promises to be a cool new restaurant in Scott's Addition. Plus, let's do brunch. Read more

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Shelby Willmon at Pik Nik

Restaurants, new and old, dot the area landscape. How do you know where to go? It's simple. Get to know me. Plus have you been to the Willow Lawn Kroger recently? It's almost like going back to the future. Almost. Read more

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Sometimes the old places are the best places. Sometimes the new places are the best places. What I'm trying to say is that I've gained about five more pounds this week. Read more

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It's all about the pizza at PBR

Two new restaurants or is it three? It's kinda like three. But you're going to have to read Tastebudz for this get the full joy of understanding. Read more

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