Food

Richmond restaurants open for business

  Seven Richmond restaurants open for takeout and/or delivery

Starbucks delivery now available in Richmond area

Hopewell announces street closures to accommodate outdoor dining

Outdoor dining options added to Chesterfield Eats to Go

  Virginia ABC accelerates approval process for restaurants serving alcohol outdoors

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

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

  Local black-owned restaurants to benefit from online store

Easy recipes for Mother’s Day brunch at home

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

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

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

Denny’s introduces Shareable Family Packs for delivery, takeout

Bonefish Grill debuts Easter dinner family bundles

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

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

Texas Roadhouse sells steak kits due to grocery shortages

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.

  Food hall with taproom, 3 bars coming to Scott’s Addition

As Richmond continues to grow, so does its food scene.

RVA’s Rooftop Bar Guide and Map for great food, drinks and views!

Who doesn't love a cocktail and a view!? Checkout all of Richmond rooftop bars in the city.

  Nightingale Ice Cream Sandwiches | Where to find them

Nightingale ice cream sandwiches can be found here in Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania.

  The history of tequila

Tequila can only be produced in Mexico or it's not considered tequila.

Top 5 places to get tequila in RVA

Tequila comes in many forms. Some prefer its as a shot with lime and salt while others prefer it as a margarita, whichever your preference RVA doen't fall short of awesome places to stop in great tequila!

  Ronnie’s Original BBQ is serving up feel good food

Just off New Market Road in Varina you will find Ronnie’s ORIGINAL BBQ. Let me start by saying this isn’t just another BBQ restaurant…this is home-cooked, made with love BBQ.

12 About Town’s Top 12 | Brunch

Check out 12 About Town’s Top 12 places for Richmond brunch.

12 About Town’s Top 12 | Empanadas

Check out 12 About Town’s Top 12 places to get empanadas in Richmond.

100 things you need to eat in Richmond

Richmond is without a doubt a foodie town with a forever growing list of great food options to choose from. Our goal this year…eat more great food! We asked our friends and family what their MUST-HAVE menu item from their FAVORITE restaurants are…and this yummy list was born.

  KFC testing ‘Chicken and Donuts’ menu options

The chicken-and-doughnut sandwich is $6.

  Milton’s Local presents their Devils Backbone Bratwurst

Milton’s Local has teamed up with Devils Backbone Vienna Lager to create a bratwurst. It doesn’t get more local than that!

  ‘Spot on Manhattan’ with Sophia Kim

Sophia Kim won the ‘Manhattan Experience’ with her signature ‘Spot on Manhattan’.

10 common diets! …But do they work?

There are a ton of diets out and everyone is an expert so how do you choose?

50 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes

It’s safe to say that pumpkins are taking over the entire month of September and really the entire Fall season. There are pumpkin cakes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pies, pumpkin pastries, pumpkin pasta, pumpkin chili, pumpkin latte... We could go on all day but we won’t.

Raclette: The gooey, melted cheese dish you NEED to try

People are totally obsessed with raclette, a melted cheese dish from Switzerland and it’s pretty easy to see why.

  Deli restaurant in Northside jumps in on ‘chicken war’ while getting customers to vote

Local deli restaurant Nomad Deli is joining the war saying they have the best chicken sandwich in Richmond.

  'Clash of the Titans’: Chick-fil-A, Popeyes compete for best chicken sandwich title

The best chicken sandwich debate has heated up!

  Chef MaMusu excited for Richmond Black Restaurant Experience

For Chef MaMusu Africanne on Main, this is their third year participating in the Richmond Black Restaurant Experience.

  Local grocery store prepares for holiday rush

Libbie Market in Richmond is already seeing a spike in customers for Thanksgiving.