Rock Bottom Brewery

Peanut butter and chocolate are timeless—but how about peanut butter porter beer? As the craft beer industry continues to blossom, mirroring pre-Prohibition trends in terms of numbers, Richmond patrons are able to taste unique beers that ... more



Tazza Kitchen. Photo courtesy of Derek Bennion/Tazza Kitchen

Cheap Seats: It surprises many to learn that I’m not pulling in at least a quarter million a year writing this. But no, I’m forced to be a frugal diner, which means I’m always on the lookout for a cheap meal, especially lunch. Back in the good ol’ d more


Grilled Quesadillas

Photo courtesy of Rock Bottom

Before the general manager of Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery spoke about the restaurant’s food and drink, he talked about its people. “We’ve received a really warm welcome from the West End community,” Dale Nelson told me. He was pleased that... more

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Photo by Joey Wharton

Not only does Short Pump have its first brewery, it has a brewpub with full-service kitchen. Rock Bottom is part of national CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, which has won awards for its brewpubs and beers from the prestigious Great American... more

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