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.
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.