Ah, Summer in Virginia. Whether you’re just kicking back on the sands or working up a genuine sweat, you’re going to want to stay cool throughout these dog days of summer. To that end, we here at Virginia Foodie have put together a feast of summertime delights for locals and visitors alike. Read on to find out the perfect sustenance for sizzling fun all across the state!
Here in Virginia, we’re lucky to have a truly world-class seafood resource right at our big, briny doorstep. But today we’re specifically talking that bodacious bivalve, the Virginia oyster: delectable raw or cooked, longtime quarry of the legendary Chesapeake Bay watermen, and a vital player in the Bay’s precious ecosystem.
Eating local has never been so easy, especially when Virginia is full of great farmers' markets. We're giving you the lowdown on peak season at Virginia farmers' markets, with a handy cheat sheet to download and use!
The height of festival season in Old Dominion is fast approaching, and we want our foodies to be ready. Check out our handy breakdown of festivals in Virginia, from the Tom Tom Founders Festival to FloydFest. We'll tell you where to go to celebrate the summertime—and, of course, where to answer to your appetite!
Setting out the crab pots, reeling them in, and cooking up your catch in water, vinegar, and a whole lot of Old Bay spice, remains an iconic summer activity for young and old alike along Virginia’s beaches. Take a look at a few of our favorite VA foodie seafood spots...
There's no better way to spend a day in Virginia than by getting the heart rate up and then tending to your appetite! Here at VA Foodie, we've put together a list of options for outdoor recreation—from city streets to Appalachian wilderness—paired with a fuel-up or cool-down meal in every region of the state.
As 2017 kicks off, we’re spotlighting an all-star roster of Virginia’s best new restaurants here at Virginia Foodie! And given Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, consider our list your very own cheat sheet for the hippest and hottest date-night dining…
The holiday season presents boundless opportunities to be local. That's why we're offering inspiration from one of Virginia’s expert designers. We asked Paul Miller of Makenest Interiors to create a seasonal VAfoodie spread to serve up the best of local enterprise this holiday season.
Here at Virginia Foodie, we’ve made your life this holiday season easier by compiling a list of top-quality, Virginia-made food and drink products ideal for gifts. From pickles to cold-brew coffee, you’re sure to find more than a few sturdy options for the food-obsessed on your gift list. You’re welcome…
For the foodie in all of us, there's never been a better marriage than the right wine with the right cheese. With Virginia Wine Month upon us, we explore some commonly adored Virginia wines and cheeses, and offer you a helpful cheat sheet for to master your next wine tour!