Fall Activities for the Whole Foodie Fam

Fall Activities for the Whole Foodie Fam

Feeling those annual end-of-summer blues? Well, you can forget ‘em! Fall is all-out awesome in Virginia, especially for those of us who love a good meal (or two.) The Harvest season means there’s a smorgasbord of good stuff coming out of farm and field this time of year. Harvest festivals are pretty common, but we think that Virginia has something special when it comes to getting out there and celebrating the season.

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The Virginia Foodie Guide to Sustainable Seafood

The Virginia Foodie Guide to Sustainable Seafood

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!

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Summertime Sipping: Top Picks for the Best of Virginia Adult Beverages

Summertime Sipping: Top Picks for the Best of Virginia Adult Beverages

“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:

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Where to Find Virginia's Best Farmers Markets

Where to Find Virginia's Best Farmers Markets

It’s officially Farmers Market season, y’all! Going to your local farmers market is so much more than just getting groceries. Farmers Markets are a community experience that celebrates the bounty of the land we call home, and boy, does Virginia have some bounty! We’ve made a list of our favorite farmers markets in each region of the state. So, check out the list, find your region, and get to it, foodies!

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Dine Goals: 37 Must-Try Virginia Restaurants for 2019

Dine Goals: 37 Must-Try Virginia Restaurants for 2019

Warm weather and dining al fresco are making their way back to the Commonwealth, so you know what that means… Road trip! Like any good foodie, we plan any and all trips around food: what we’re going to eat and where we’re going to eat it. So, with that in mind, we’ve compiled an ultimate rundown of all of our favorite Virginia restaurants. This list covers the whole state, so you can get your grub on in every corner of the Commonwealth. Happy travels!

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GOOD FOOD MATTERS: A Local Foodie Manifesto

GOOD FOOD MATTERS: A Local Foodie Manifesto

Here at Virginia Foodie, our approach to food is a very holistic one. Our mission is to celebrate our region and bring to you, dear readers and eaters, all the things that we love: Good Food, Good People, and Good Brands. Whether you call it local food, regional fare, or farm-to-table…it’s really a simple call to action–that we all should eat like we give a damn.

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Raise Your Glass and Celebrate the Harvest During VA Wine Month

Raise Your Glass and Celebrate the Harvest During VA Wine Month

Do you love fall? Of course you do! Toast to the harvest with a glass of Virginia Wine to kick off Virginia Wine Month in style. We cover everything you need to know about Virginia Wine Month: its history, the best pairings and a few ideas for throwing your own harvest party to celebrate all the things that make fall in the Commonwealth so special.

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