Posts Tagged ‘Richmond’

Serving Up The Best Burgers In Town

Serving Up The Best Burgers In Town

Lots of restaurants will tell you that they have the best burger in town.  But at Carytown Burger and Fries, they just might. Owner Mike Barber daily buys the best fresh ground beef which he uses to grill your burger to order.  This is not a fast food burger restaurant.  Nothing gets cooked ahead of […]

Pizza: American as Apfelstrudel

Pizza: American as Apfelstrudel

I recall a created holiday we celebrated in Elementary school aptly entitled, “America Day.”  We had games outside and learned facts about the 50 states and the presidents but when it came time for lunch we switched gears.  I was only seven-years-old but I remember so vividly confronting my teachers to address a sneaking suspicion […]

Richmond’s Chinatown

Richmond’s Chinatown

Every major city in the US has an Asian cultural center and Richmond is no exception. The only distinction between ours and theirs is that our downtown Chinatown is Horsepen Road—a semi-suburban road that would go unnoticed if you didn’t know what Asian delights occupied it.

What Does Richmond Taste Like?

What Does Richmond Taste Like?

Let’s think about our go-to restaurants and think about how we should describe our taste to be.

Buz and Ned’s Restaurant Review

Buz and Ned’s Restaurant Review

Since they opened their second location in the old Fuddrucker’s building near the intersection of Broad and Parham, we’ve been wanting to try Buz and Ned’s.  So today, after standing outside a crowded Tae Kwon Do studio next door while my son got his red belt, I kept smelling the great aromas coming from Buz […]

Sine Irish Pub Review

Sine Irish Pub Review

Richmond’s historic Shockoe Slip has long been the scene of some of the city’s finest restaurants and best nightlife.  Much of the land in Shockoe Bottom and Shockoe slip was part of Colonel William Mayo’s plan of the city.  This is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.  The building of the James River Flood Wall […]

Restaurant Review of Sino American Cafe

Restaurant Review of Sino American Cafe

When the coupon came in the Valpak mailer, I mentioned to my wife that we hadn’t been to Sino American Cafe in some time.  We decided that $9.99 for the self-described largest international buffet In Richmond was a pretty good deal.  And knowing that there was a sushi bar was an added bonus for the […]

Nacho Mama’s Restaurant Review

Nacho Mama’s Restaurant Review

In a bit of pre-Christmas festivities that screamed out for Egyptian and Mexican, my family spent an afternoon seeing the Mummy exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and then headed over to Cary Street for a late lunch/early dinner at Nacho Mama’s. We wanted a unique experience, one that both boys would like, […]

What’s Good at Capital Ale House?

What’s Good at Capital Ale House?

Since we went to the Capital Ale House for an office luncheon the best we could do was to stare in awe at the menu. And that was just for the beer. The downtown location carries 53 beers on tap. That’s not a misprint. There’s a huge selection of ales, pilsners, stouts, porters and more […]

Richmond Bass Pro Restaurant

Richmond Bass Pro Restaurant

Once when I used Foursquare to check in at Bass Pro Shop in Ashland a friend, who does not see me as the outdoors or hunter typed simply responded “why?’ I told her that she had obviously not been to the Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant. True, you don’t usually associate great food being served to […]