Food

  Food trucks moving to neighborhoods to stay afloat during pandemic

Food trucks used to rely on festivals over the weekends, now they're drumming up business in neighborhoods.

  Richmond Restaurant Week kicks off to benefit FeedMore

Senator to hold in-person discussion with Richmond restaurant owners, examine COVID-19′s impact

  Fair Food Weekend extended another three days

Minority-owned, gourmet peanut butter company investing $300k in Fairfax operation

Richmond venue serving brunch with Grateful Dead twist

Chick-Fil-A adds new brownie, coffee drinks to menu

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  ’They’re not really protecting us like they should’: Kroger employees protest for hazard-pay to be restored

Blue Bell Ice Cream introduces new fudge brownie flavor

Ukrops recalls ready-to-eat chicken salad due to unlabeled allergen, almonds

McDonald’s launches new McNugget, McFlurry flavors

Pumpkin spice, fall faves are back at Starbucks

Garlic discovery could lead to flavor control

River City Seltzer sets grand opening for September

After cancelling the March event due to COVID-19, Bryant’s Cider is launching River City Seltzer in Shockoe Bottom.

Dunkin’ offering free donuts and coffee in August

This August, you can start your week with a free coffee and end it with a free donut.

Homestead Creamery feels COVID-19 effects

Homestead Creamery and its dairy farm have taken a hit during the pandemic.

Monticello Wine Trail competing for high spot in USA Today list

Central Virginia’s Monticello Wine Trail is in the running for USA Today’s 10 Best Wine Regions.

Gelati Celesti celebrating National Ice Cream Day with four days of events

Chestnut sets new world record with 75 hot dogs at Nathan’s annual contest

Ukrop’s Market Hall set to open in late fall

Publix recalls some of its salad products in several states

  Singer, songwriter Trey Songz feeds Petersburg at ‘Feed the City Challenge’ event

Best Ice Cream, FroYo, Milkshakes in RVA

Richmond-area restaurants open for outdoor seating, curbside pickup, and delivery

Restaurants across Central Virginia and what services they're offering.

Duck Donuts offering free treat to app users for National Donut Day

Duck Donuts is offering a sprinkle of joy to its app users this National Donut Day.

Pizza Hut will give away free medium pizza to 2020 graduates

Pizza Hut announced that restaurants will be giving away a free, one-topping medium pizza to the Class of 2020.

Richmond restaurants open for business

Richmond restaurants open for takeout and/or delivery.

  Seven Richmond restaurants open for takeout and/or delivery

Since the City or Richmond has not entered Phase One, its restaurants are limited to takeout and delivery.

Starbucks delivery now available in Richmond area

Starbucks announced delivery is now available within the Richmond area through Uber Eats.

Hopewell announces street closures to accommodate outdoor dining

Some streets in downtown Hopewell will be closed to allow more room for outdoor dining.

Outdoor dining options added to Chesterfield Eats to Go

Chesterfield Economic Development launched “Eats To Go” amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

  Virginia ABC accelerates approval process for restaurants serving alcohol outdoors

After weeks of economic burden from statewide COVID-19 restrictions Virginia ABC authority announced Wednesday that it will be accelerating the process for licensees to receive approval for temporary outside dining areas.

Krispy Kreme continues to release fruit-glazed donuts for a limited time

Krispy Kreme announced that they will release three new “Fresh off the Line” fruit-glazed donuts throughout the next weeks.

Prince George County Farmer’s Market launches online pre-ordering

Prince George County Farmer’s Market announced that they will be launching pre-ordering online on May 16.

  Local black-owned restaurants to benefit from online store

Wednesday the RVA Black Restaurant Experience (RVA BRE) launched an online store to help support black-owned businesses in the Richmond area impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Easy recipes for Mother’s Day brunch at home

Many great restaurants offer Mother’s Day brunch specials, but getting dressed up and going out to a crowded place may not be what you’re looking for.So, if you’d rather stay in your pajamas and enjoy a home-cooked meal, we have you covered.

Meatpacking plants have become coronavirus hotspots across the U.S. In Virginia, no one’s giving workers much information.

“Word of mouth was that we have maybe 10 or more cases up there, but us employees were only told about two cases."

McDonald’s offering free ‘Thank You Meals’ to healthcare workers, first responders

The free meals will be offered between April 22 and May 5 as a token of appreciation for their service.

Trader Joe’s opening second location in Richmond

Richmond Bizsense is reporting that Trader Joe’s will be opening its second location in Richmond.

Bojangles offers free tea to healthcare workers, first responders

Bojangles will be offering any size tea for free to healthcare workers, law enforcement, and first responders to show appreciation to those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips and tricks on keeping your produce fresh

With people making fewer trips to the grocery store amid the coronavirus pandemic while under “stay-at-home” orders, Del Monte Fresh Produce has some tips and tricks to help you keep your produce fresh and last longer.

  Shyndigz temporarily closing due to coronavirus pandemic

Shyndigz, will be closing after today for the foreseeable future.

Noodles & Company launches new family meals

Family meals are $40 and will serve four people for less than if ordered individually.

Denny’s introduces Shareable Family Packs for delivery, takeout

Denny’s has launched Shareable Family Packs for delivery and takeout orders.

Bonefish Grill debuts Easter dinner family bundles

Bonefish Grill will be debuting its Easter dinner family bundles.

Virginia has bet big on oysters. But amid the pandemic, no one’s buying them.

The farmers who cultivate this prized marine resource are faced with a tough predicament.

Customers can receive 'Sangria Kits To-Go from Carraba’s Italian Grill

Customers can now create their own DIY cocktails with Sangria Kits To Go from Carraba’s Italian Grill.

Texas Roadhouse sells steak kits due to grocery shortages

Virginia’s Texas Roadhouse will be selling ready-to-grill steak kits due to grocery shortages in stores.

Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to doctors, nurses

Krispy Kreme will be offering free donuts to doctors and nurses every Monday until May.

  Rideshares report drop in riders, rise in food deliveries

“Two weeks ago, I was barely doing pickup orders."

  Deciding on dinner tonight? Here are three options!

Restaurants need your help! If you are looking for dinner tonight, here are three options.

Moe’s Southwest Grill offering free entrees, deliveries to help families

Moe’s Southwest Grill will be offering free entrees, new taco kits and free deliveries to help families that are impacted by the coronavirus.

Chick-Fil-A temporarily closes dining room to limit person-to-person contact

Chick-Fil-A announced on social media that the company will temporarily close all dining rooms by eliminating person-to-person contact amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

New Panda Express in Chester donating to Thomas Dale High School

Panda Express is opening its newest location in Chester, Mar. 13, with a ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 11a.m. with the Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce.

Richmond Raceway holding third annual Craft Beer Fest

Richmond Raceway will be holding its third annual Craft Beer Fest as part of the Toyota Spring Race Weekend.

Dunkin Donuts offering free donuts with any drink purchase

Dunkin Donuts will be offering free donuts with any drink purchase every Friday in March.

'Dukes Southern Sauces’ will hit shelves this month

A new line called Dukes Southern Sauces will be hitting shelves this month.

Duck Donuts releases St. Patrick’s Day themed donuts

Duck Donuts will be releasing St. Patrick’s Day themed donuts in March.

Blue Bell Ice Cream announces new flavor

Cookie Dough Overload, made with three cookie dough flavors, is the newest ice cream flavor by Blue Bell Ice Cream.

Young Richmond chef wins nationwide recipe contest

The contest called for recipes that encourage healthy eating habits in early childhood and was open to chefs in the more than 750 centers across the U.S., calling for the best, healthy “no-bake” snack recipe.

Duck Donuts features Valentine’s Day themed donuts

Duck Donuts will feature limited edition Valentine’s Day themed donuts.

Chick-Fil-A locations in Richmond offering free menu items every Monday in February

Chick-Fil-A locations in Richmond will be offering free menu items every Monday in February.

Limited-edition Old Bay hot sauce sells out on first day, but promises to restock soon

If you’re looking for a new way to spice up your next meal, Old Bay has you covered.

Flying Squirrels’ new wine coming to The Diamond in April

"Feelin’ Squirrelly" is a white wine with natural flavors and a hint of peach

Gelati Celesti celebrating National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

Gelati Celesti will be celebrating National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day by opening early.

Ben & Jerry’s creates new ice cream flavor

Ben & Jerry’s Ice cream has created a new flavor, with a familiar name.

Cheesecake Factory releasing cheesecake flavored ice cream

Dreams really do come true because the Cheesecake Factory is turning its famous cheesecake into ice cream.

Chick-fil-A offering free food in January. Here’s how to get the offer

What’s better than free food? Free food from Chick-fil-A!

  Fluvanna Co. candy company expanding while closing retail space

Red Rocker Candy is expanding its business while also closing its retail space in Fluvanna County.

Krispy Kreme releases trio of holiday doughnuts

The holiday doughnuts include a Santa Belly, Reindeer and Present.

Holiday flavors return to Duck Donuts

Holiday flavors are returning to Duck Donuts for a limited time this December.

Popular ‘Pappy Van Winkle’ bourbon lottery dates announced

The popular - and expensive - Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will once again be available during Virginia ABC’s online lottery.

  Henrico woman starts pie business with sixth-generation sweet potato pie recipe

Chances are pie is on the menu for your Thanksgiving dinner, and it may even be a family recipe handed down through the years.

Top 5 deep-frying turkey safety tips

Top 5 Deep-Frying Turkey Safety Tips.

Survey: Average price of Thanksgiving meal in Virginia is $64.24

The Virginia Farm Bureau's survey found the average Thanksgiving meal for 10 people will cost $64.24.

The great debate! Turkey vs. ham on Thanksgiving Day

Does a ham make the cut for your Thanksgiving menu? It has become a staple in families in recent years and it isn’t a Thanksgiving feast without that pineapple glazed ham on the table.

  New entertainment venue opening in Scott’s Addition

Once a bustling industrial area, Scott's Addition is now one of Richmond's fastest growing neighborhoods and now there’s another new option called Slingshot Social Game Club.

Virginia boy to compete on Food Network’s ‘Chopped Junior’

An 11-year-old boy from Virginia has been chosen to compete on the Food Network show "Chopped Junior."

  Two Richmond food trucks receive perfect inspections

This week we're looking at two food trucks that have had perfect inspections.

Richmond to be featured on Food Network capital cities show

A show filmed in Richmond by celebrity chef Guy Fieri will air next month on the Food Network

Deck the halls! Blue Bell releases Christmas Cookies Ice Cream

The ice cream company says it has increased production “to meet the unbelievable demand” for the flavor.