Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Food Lovers

#VAFOOD

Taste More of Virginia

One of the best ways to experience Virginia is through our food. We are, after all, the Birthplace of American Cuisine, the Oyster Capital of the East Coast, and a top ten wine destination in the world.

Experience Virginia with the flavors of thoughtfully selected, carefully sourced local ingredients. Taste the history of Virginia, from sustainable farmed Chesapeake Bay oysters to meticulously cultivated strains of heirloom corn, in restaurants across the Commonwealth. The food served across the state by acclaimed Virginia chefs and at charming local eateries is rooted in more than just good taste: it provides the story of the land you’re standing on. This deeper food experience is why Virginia is for Food Lovers.

September 1st, 2017
  September is Virginia Spirits Month, and while you can celebrate with a beverage made by a bartender at a Virginia ...
August 16th, 2017
When it comes to craft beer, it is no surprise that Virginia’s capital city has played a huge part in the industry’s ...
August 2nd, 2017
  This article is the fourth in a series commemorating the American Evolution – Virginia to America 1619-2019 . See ...
July 28th, 2017
  *Article researched and co-authored by Monica Mitchell.*   In the past 25 years, the craft beer market has ...
July 26th, 2017
  Virginia’s culinary scene just keeps getting better, with new restaurants opening almost every single week. While you ...
July 19th, 2017
  *Please plan responsibility and use a designated driver when traveling the brewery trails in Virginia.* Right across ...
July 13th, 2017
Virginia is home to some of the most delicious and creative beers anywhere, and there’s an excellent chance that while ...
June 28th, 2017
  There are many impressive restaurants in Virginia with world-famous chefs creating an imaginative and delicious menu, ...
June 22nd, 2017
  Ask almost anyone what they think of when you say “Shenandoah Valley” and you’ll probably hear similar responses: ...
June 6th, 2017
Do you consider yourself a genuine “foodie”? Are you the type of person that makes reservations months in advance to dine at ...
May 17th, 2017
What’s your pre-concert routine? Do you like to meet up with friends beforehand? Maybe grab a drink near the venue? If so, ...
May 10th, 2017
With over 280 wineries and more than 400 years of history, Virginia’s wine product is as vast as its roots are deep – ...

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