Richmond Food News: Week 20-24 June 2022

fun pairing

The first meal prevails among the new mints Biscuits and gravy Scott’s addition. The brekkie and brunch-centric concept, from owners of shuffleboard and adjacent social club Tang & Biscuit, is pouring officially unlimited coffee into small cups and serving breakfast lasagna alongside tried-and-true classics. Note: Have you tried eggs with spicy bloody mary sauce? Here’s your chance. (Richmond magazine)

change track

The pandemic has temporarily halted life, and for many in the food and beverage industry, this pandemic has sparked some serious entrepreneurial moves. In a sneak peek at a July feature to celebrate the spectacle of Richmond spirits, writer Stephanie Gans talks with several former bartenders who turned their love of casting into Fermented Business Enterprise That includes a canned cocktail hustle, an on-the-go drinking station, and beverage consultations. (Richmond magazine)

Early Enlightenment

The other day, someone asked me where I had eaten recently what got me excited. my answer? a Pop-up window for young motherIt’s run by Daniel Harthausen, 26-year-old Adarra Bar restaurant manager. The bimonthly dinners featuring only yin and yang showcase Japanese and Korean cuisine, and with a waiting list of over 100 people, I’m not the only one noticing. (Richmond magazine)

turning heads

Home to dolmades, freshly baked pita bread and slow-cooked shawarma, a family-run Middle Eastern restaurant that opened in 2020 is drawing crowds to the Gayton Road shopping mall. We met with the duo of brothers from Iraq behind the West End Shawarma Bistro. (Richmond magazine)

Mark those calendars

Calling all oenophlies and grape connoisseurs: do you think you can distinguish a juicy nebbiolo or a rustic sangiovese? Jardin launches its first year Blind Tasting Championship On July 10, the bottled-up battle will test wine drinkers during a 12-minute duel. Stay tuned for more details.

After a three-year hiatus, Veil Brewing Co . is bringing back Veil Brewing Co Forever Summer Festival. Divided into three sessions on August 6, the ChildSavers sampling event will be held at the nonprofit’s headquarters overlooking Church Hill and will feature dozens of breweries and appearances from Maine’s High Roller Lobster Co.

RVADine debuts

local chain Greek Bill It stretched from Midlothian and Chester to the West End. The family-owned restaurant by Ibo and Ashley Pinar offered a third location at 7011 Three Chopt Road last week.

Take out everything from fried oyster slices to cheesy philly steak, Food Truck Grilled Meat & Treats He found a more permanent home. Look out for his brick-and-mortar restaurant that will debut in the former Africanne in the main space at 200 E. Main St. On 2 July.

Offering a taste of the Caribbean via oxtail, snapper and chicken curry, Charles Kitchen — which debuted at its original restaurant in 2015 — is settling into a larger excavation at 10835 W. Broad St.


Haitian cuisine is rustic and rooted in history lakaz zaz. Caribbean-inspired pop-up from Haitian chef Stara Normel at Eat 66 on June 24 (Richmond Magazine)

In celebration of Juneteenth this past weekend, Southern Deli and Tapas in Charlotte invited black chefs from around the area to the restaurant for a… Jubilee Soiree. (Richmond magazine)

The artists and local partners behind Ash + Chess’ bright, fun, home-grown stationery company were among those chosen this year to design the annual Skittles packaging. Pride Packs In honor of Pride Month. (Richmond magazine)

From his favorite ’90s hip-hop to local hits, meet the chef and restaurateur Mike Lindsey. (Richmond magazine)

Craving for a soul-soothing bowl of pasta? Plan to visit Pho Tay Do soon, because the cash-only Vietnamese restaurant at 6328 Rigsby Road will be on vacation for a month starting June 26.

Local food delivery services ChopChop and LoCo I think it takes two. The business merged in April with plans for ChopChop to be the main brand. (Richmond Business)

Why, hey, Thursday, it’s legacy Connection. Owned by husband and wife team Joe and Emilia Sparatta, Fan Restaurant is now open Thursday through Saturday for dinner service.

Pine Street building that once housed a garlic fan mom to Sold last week heralded the end of an era. The closed corner spot was purchased by Fever Dreams LLC for $900,000. (Richmond Business)

pit and peelThe Carytown site turns west, transfers to 5820 Patterson Ave. At the end of July. Stay tuned for more details about the new space.

Upcoming events

  • happy hourHatch Local (June 23): Head to the Hull Street food hall for happy deals from 3-6pm
  • Beat Box Dance PartyCharm School (June 24): School’s out, Broad Street ice cream shop is ready to dance with included snacks and spoons.
  • A night in SantoriniOur Life by Stella’s (June 24): Episodes of the chic Greek boutique on Fridays with cocktails, DJ set and discounts.
  • Safe Space Pride MarketGallery 5 (25th June): A totally bizarre and curated event featuring vendors and Hardwood brews, followed by a post-party show and burlesque show
  • tiki partyBelle Café (25 June): An evening of tropical drinks and meals
  • Sunday Bloody MaryVirago Spirits (June 26): Back Pocket Provisions joins the Distillery in Richmond to celebrate their morning cocktail.
  • Horn Dogs pop up, Don’t Look Back Triple (June 26): Hot Dog! An honest-focused menu featuring everything from classics to a summer-inspired variety, plus ranch fries.
  • Secret Boxes PopupJasper (June 26): Catch Detroit’s slingshot-shaped pop-up Zaa slides.
  • Resistance Dayclassified location (June 26): A grassroots, vegan, farm-to-table dinner experience and urban farm tour from food justice activist Doron Chaves
  • Amazing Spaniard with Sarah AducciZoom (June 27): Grab a ready-made set from Belmont Butchery and head online to learn about Spanish cheese from cheese merchant Sara Aducci.
  • Susie and Esther pop upPizza Bones (June 29): The Mediterranean and Jewish-inspired concept is making a comeback, partnering with InWine for a night of small plates and summertime clouds.
  • Patois Cedar DinnerCelladora Wines (June 29): A four-course dinner featuring spring versions of Patois Cider in Crozet with desserts by Olivia Wilson

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