Seafood. You either love it or hate it. Y’all can probably guess that we are firmly on the “loving it” side of the fence. Virginia is lucky to have good quality seafood available in most areas of the state, but unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that the Chesapeake Bay (aka the source of all the yummy seafood) is in trouble. The good news is you can use your foodie powers to help save it, by choosing to eat sustainably-sourced seafood. Want to learn more? Read on!
“It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity” should be the official mantra of summertime in Virginia. With the season of swelter officially in full swing, AC and jorts are a MUST. If the dog days of summer are getting you down, we have the perfect antidote: Summer cocktails! The Commonwealth is chock full of seasonal drinks that are sure to refresh and rejuvenate. You want in on this action? Read on for the ultimate list of summertime sips in VA:
Independent chef, Britt Syrene, is passionate about sourcing local. So passionate in fact, that most weekends you’ll find her strolling through farmers' markets in search of new and interesting ingredients. Her Instagram feed is full of colorful dishes inspired by her farmers market hauls.
Richmond has been known to slay the foodie game in so many ways for awhile now. From locally sourced restaurants to farmers markets and breweries, this is one city that won’t let you leave hungry. Take a look at our picks to visit when in RVA and let them know Va Foodie sent you next time you’re in town.