Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in November

Planning a trip to Virginia this November? You’ll always find plenty to do in Virginia’s cities, such as Richmond, Alexandria, and Charlottesville, but this is an excellent time to explore the smaller coastal towns and sample one of Virginia’s most unique (and delicious) draws: the oyster. And as…

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The Virginia Oyster: 400 Years of History

“There’s nothing quite like an oyster,” says Travis Croxton. “You pluck it from the sea, shuck it and eat it. You don’t need spices or sauces. It’s perfect just the way it is.” Travis should know. He’s one of the people who is bringing back craft Virginia oysters and making them among the…

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Northern Neck, Virginia: Oysters, Seafood, & History

History and modern times intersect in the area called North Neck, or Northern Neck in Virginia. So too, do sources of food and ways to prepare it. Writer and history-lover, Rich Grant returns with a vivid account of his trip to the hour just outside of Colonial Williamsburg . George Washington…

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Date Night Ideas: Romantic Restaurants in Virginia

There’s no better date night than the classic dinner and a movie. The movie is the easy part, but where should you take your sweetie out to eat? Someplace that’s intimate, cozy, and candlelit is always a good choice. We’re here to help take the guesswork out of date night dinners with this list of…

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Your Guide To Some of the Best Virginia Beach Restaurants

Many beach towns tend to quiet down outside of the summer months, but not Virginia Beach. The coastal city keeps busy all year long, where residents and visitors alike enjoy the waterfront, festivals and of course, the food. Whether you’re craving seafood by the water, a lively brunch atmosphere, or…

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Your Guide To Dining In Charlottesville

A visit to Charlottesville can suit just about anyone’s taste, with Blue Ridge Mountain views, historic homes, hiking, and vineyard-hopping all easily accessible. The culinary scene can also please any palate, with options ranging from a popular Neapolitan pizzeria in the charming Belmont section of…

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Your Dining Guide to Southwest Virginia

Southwest Virginia is known for its mountainous terrain and scenic rural landscapes, but due to the rolling pastures and bucolic farmland, you’ll find that fresh produce and locally sourced ingredients are always on the table at restaurants in Southwest Virginia. Containing 18 counties and dozens…

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