Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Food Lovers


For the Food Curious

Fire, Flour & Fork (Nov. 17-20, 2016)

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Dinner in the Field

Farm-to-table dining in Virginia

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Virginia Wine + Oysters: The Perfect Pair

They say what grows together, goes together.

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Top Chefs of Virginia

Discover our culinary stars

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Virginia on the Half Shell

Our delicious, tiny treasures

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From Harvest to Home: Fall in Virginia

Visit our apple orchards to pick your own

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Unforgettable Dining Experiences

A tide-to-table taste of Virginia

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Farmer’s Markets in Virginia

Take home our heirloom vegetables, hand-cured meats, and artisan treasures

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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.

Virginia Culinary Experiences

January 12th, 2017
Fine dining can get expensive, but with restaurant weeks popping up all around Virginia including lunches for $10 or less, ...
October 21st, 2016
  It’s always tempting to stick to your tried and true restaurant options when it comes to dining out. After all, you ...
September 9th, 2016
What perfectly pairs with the crisp air of fall in Virginia? Biting into a delicious, juicy apple. There are eight fall ...
July 25th, 2016
  There are dozens of award-winning restaurants around Virginia to get impeccable food and service, but sometimes ...
June 21st, 2016
  You’re driving from Northern Virginia and you start to notice red brake lights ahead in the distance. Quick, take a ...
April 27th, 2016
In case you missed it, restaurants around Virginia spent the past five weeks competing in five separate categories for the ...
April 18th, 2016
  Whether your Virginia town has just a few restaurants or more than 100, there is always an eatery that is a favorite ...
April 14th, 2016
  Living in a state with such a prestigious history can make you wish for a little refined culture in your daily life. ...
April 11th, 2016
  You can always pick up dessert at a grocery store or indulge after dinner at a nearby restaurant, but once you find a ...
April 8th, 2016
Breakfast might be considered by many to be the most important meal of the day, but on the weekends, brunch reigns supreme. ...

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