What is a Locavore? We're exploring what it means to be a Locavore, highlighting some outstanding Virginia businesses that love local, and bringing you helpful tips on how to get started in the Locavore movement.
Welcome to the first "Faces Behind VAFoodie" post - a new series where you'll get to know the people behind Virginia Foodie. Our first installment follows me, Julianne, a green-haired, 21 year old, vegan foodie living in the heart of Richmond, VA.
Picking out our favorite foodie accounts wasn't easy, but we buckled down and did just that to show you how and where we find our foodie inspo. These are some inspiring and influential bloggers, Instagrammers, and flavor-combiners we love!
Whether or not you have a traditional Valentine, are rolling solo, planning a love-filled wedding, or just want to shower love on those around you, here are some of the most delectable treats in and around Virginia to get those hearts pumping.
From the Blue Ridge Highlands to the Tidewater region, these coffee shops have one mission: to make sure your caffeine levels never run low. Sustainably sourced beans? Locally made artisanal cheeses? You'll find all this and more in our guide to the Virginia & DC coffee shop scene.
The holiday season revolves around our favorite thing - food. We spend much of our time cooking, eating, and thinking about cooking and eating. We've tapped the minds of some of the state's leading culinary lights for some unique, scrumptious, and hearty inspiration for your holiday feasts. Dig in and start cooking
The holiday season is upon us and the nagging feeling of the holiday shopping is creeping in. If you’d rather skip Black Friday and stay at home making the perfect Thanksgiving left-over sandwich, we feel you. Thus, we put together a list of great local products you can get for everyone on your list (you're welcome!)
Fall is in full swing, and you know what that means - it's the season for pumpkin beers! Breweries across the state are rolling out their annual autumnal brews, made with seasonal spices and farm-fresh ingredients. From traditional Oktoberfests straight out of Munich to creative takes on sweet pumpkin ales, there's a huge range of craft beers to capture your favorite flavors of the season.
Obsessed with autumn? You don’t have to sit around until the first leaf falls to celebrate your love for the coziest season of the year. Whether you’re waiting on wine season or pumpkin patches, there are dozens of harvest celebrations across Virginia where you can get your autumnal fix. So throw on a cozy scarf, break out your favorite fall sweater, and indulge in your fall favorites.
The sandwich–it's been squashing hunger for people on the go for hundreds of years. From pulled pork tucked into a kaiser roll to biscuits overflowing with layered ingredients, the "Old Dominion" has a little bit of everything. We've composed this list of eateries in Virginia, in honor of national sandwich month, so no matter what you're in the mood for, you can find a sandwich to alleviate every hunger pain.