The Suzy Shuffle

Fiances and co-proprietors Rabia Kamara and Bakari Ruggiero are taking a great cue from “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and hoping their third site of Suzy Sno is just suitable. Next two moves, the New Orleans-influenced sno-ball concept has settled down in Carytown in the former Tipsy Cupcakes RVA house. Dishing out fluffy, syrup-spiked shaved ice, Suzy Sno will open its doors in early March. (Richmond journal)

Persons to Check out

In our newest difficulty — the once-a-year Sourcebook that doubles as a guideline to the location and graces newsstands all year extended — we highlight a crop of foodstuff and beverage business standouts. From the vivacious duo behind a burgeoning group fridge initiative to a selection of cooks getting a next, forge ahead for a culinary course of individuals to look at in 2023. (Richmond magazine)

Content Trails, Cowboy

Richmond’s plain quirkiness and deep-seated nostalgia never ever stop to amaze me. And if there’s just one iconic signal that many years of location residents have pushed by and cherished above the years, it is the massive hat on Broad, aka the illuminated cowboy hat at Arby’s. The cafe alone was demolished last month to make room for a Wawa, and the fate of the indicator is in the fingers of developers. (Richmond journal)

RVA Really like

The rustic, Northern Italian-inspired den that now calls the entrance fifty percent of Longoven residence, Dropped Letter was dubbed one of the most thrilling new restaurants that opened final month by Bon Appetit.

The winners of the prestigious Virginia’s Governor’s Cup have been announced, with Richmond-centered booze makers Black Heath Meadery and Buskey Cider scoring gold medals for their 2022 Apple Pie and Blue Angel meads and 2022 Hewe’s Crab Apple Cider, respectively.

Having see of Lindsey Hospitality Group’s growing culinary empire — 7 eating places and counting from husband-and-spouse duo Mike Lindsey and Kimberly Appreciate-Lindsey — Forbes lately recognized the pair for their just can’t-cease, will not-prevent spirit. Upcoming up: a athletics bar specializing in pizza and wings. (Forbes)

RVADine Debuts

The 2nd location outpost of Austin, Texas-primarily based Torchy’s Tacos, whose mascot is indeed a cartoon devil baby with a pitchfork, has debuted in at 3510 W. Cary St.

Hailing from Baltimore, one more demon-branded business enterprise, Diablo Doughnuts has opened its 1st Richmond store at 1090 Virginia Heart Parkway. P.S.: One particular of its best-sellers is delightfully dubbed Unicorn Farts.

Taking more than the longstanding Kitchen 64 area that shut in September following 15 several years, Brick Household Diner made its debut this 7 days at 3336 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. Owned by a foursome of brothers, it marks the fourth locale of the regional chain. (Richmond BizSense)


Straddling the border of Chesterfield and Powhatan, Sidecar Cocktail Lounge is a rum-centric watering gap promising Painkillers and tropical sips. Exciting actuality: It also serves as the world wide headquarters for the Royal Rum Culture. (Richmond magazine)

Whether or not you’re Team Blue Cheese or Crew Ranch, rooting for the Eagles or Chiefs, we’ve tracked down five wing contenders worthy of a minor Tremendous Bowl motion. (Richmond magazine)

Penny’s Wine Store is officially pouring intriguing sips and offering tapas-design and style fare at the cozy Jackson Ward hangout. (Richmond journal)

“My biggest nightmare is that some thing doesn’t have enough salt,” says Antoni Porowski, food stuff guru for the Netflix come to feel-great reboot “Queer Eye.” The Canadian Television set persona and finest-offering creator helps make his way to Richmond on Valentine’s Day for a evening of culinary demos and conversation. “Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner” starts at 7 p.m. at The Countrywide. (Information release)

With minimal output generating it a very sought-right after spirit, the coveted Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will be offered for order as a result of on the internet lotteries this thirty day period through the Virginia ABC. (Information launch)

February is stout thirty day period at Starr Hill Brewery, and the Scott’s Addition taproom is pouring pints of daring and boozy beers from Chonkyfire Cherry Cordial Stout to You Oatta Know Oatmeal Stout.

Impending Occasions

  • Olivia Wilson Pop-up, Na Nin (Feb. 10): Swing by the Fan shop for candy-crammed deal with bins from the impartial baker.
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  • Mini Pop-up VDay Market place, Stir Mad Cafe (Feb. 10): Early risers, strike the stalls beginning at 7:30 a.m. to shop local vendors which includes Dayum This Is My Jam.
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  • Richmond Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Pageant, Principal Street Station (Feb. 11): Sample sips and sweets during the walkaround tasting event.
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  • Valentine’s Industry, The Veil Brewing Co. Forest Hill Avenue (Feb. 11): Store for final-moment gifts for your honey with mimosa or beer in hand.
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  • Galentine’s Brunch Weekend, The Frontier by Alamo (Feb. 11-12): As the house owners of Alamo put operations on pause for a revamp, look at out their Church Hill sister location presenting brunch-centric beverages and dishes.
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  • Valentine’s Pop-up, Cafe Beignet (Feb. 12): Store a area boutique and score heart-shaped beignets.
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  • Beer and Chocolate Pairing, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (Feb. 14): Rejoice two of life’s accurate loves with a guided tasting featuring brews from Hardywood and sweets from Gearharts Fantastic Sweets.
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  • Raclette Night, College of Richmond Demo Kitchen (Feb. 15): Two classes to get ooey and gooey with the melted Swiss cheese
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