FOOD

Raising the (Sports) Bar on Game-Day Grub

River City Magazine | September / October 2019

NFL season kicks off Thursday, September 5. Where will you be, my famished football-fan friend? If you’re not down for inhaling frozen pizza rolls and microwaved “cheeze product” dip on the couch in between plays, you’re in luck, because several of RVA’s sports bars have taken their food game to the next level.

When Garland Taylor opened the first Home Team Grill location (11351 Nuckols Road) in 2004, it was a transition from the elevated fare of a fine-dining establishment.

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Julep's New Southern Cuisine

River City Magazine | May / June 2019

Think elegant and refined. Think old Charleston, antebellum Savannah, and a jazzy touch of New Orleans. Think elevated but approachable food, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and no shortage of historic charm. Mix it all together, and you have the heart of Julep’s New Southern Cuisine (420 E. Grace Street, Richmond).

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Zorba's Greek Restaurant

River City Magazine | May / June 2019

THIS PLACE IS ON FIRE: The three-alarm fire of 2011 did nothing to hinder the success of Zorba’s Greek Restaurant (9068 W. Broad Street, Henrico). In fact, the devastation only lit a flame under them to build on their reputation as the well-known, highly patronized Greek and Italian Restaurant it has been since opening in 1990.

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More Than Greek

Hanover Lifestyle | January / February 2019

IT’S MORE THAN GREEK TO ME: Moussakes galaktobouriko finikia? That’s Greek to me… and to everyone, actually! I found these words on the menu of an absolute gem of a Greek and Mediterranean restaurant, More than Greek, located on the corner of Atlee Road and Meadowbridge Road (8161 Atlee Road) in Mechanicsville.

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Mountain Road Market

Hanover Lifestyle | November / December 2018

Whether you are headed to the lake for the weekend, enjoying a sunny day out on the Harley, or a resident of Montpelier, chances are that you will fly past Mountain Road Market at 45 miles per hour. But trust me – it is worth your while to turn around and go back. Opened in late June of 2018, the market boasts a variety of food

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