Mmm, Oyster Roast Season: A Guide to Fall Fun on Virginia's Eastern Shore

Written by Tatum Sumners Ford on .

It might not come as much of a surprise that The Eastern Shore of Virginia, a land between two waters, has a both history and a future, richly intertwined with the fruitage of The Sea and the bounty of The Bay. This pristine peninsula, nestled between the Atlantic and The Chesapeake Bay (which means "great shellfish Bay" in Algonquin) is indeed one of the leading places to visit in order to enjoy some of our Nation’s freshest and most delectable marine harvests.

Local Review: Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival in P-town

Written by Lindsey Kelly on .

On Saturday, September 12, my husband and I attended the Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival at NTelos Wireless Pavilion in downtown Portsmouth. We are home brewers and serious craft beer lovers, and have been several times to beer and wine festivals at Town Point Park in Norfolk. Gathering tastes and badges on the app Untappd is big for us- we're always looking for new favorites.

Give it to Me Fresh: A Guide to the Farm Markets of Hampton Roads

Written by Melissa Baumann on .

Truth: If every family in Hampton Roads spent just $10 a week on local food, $384.2 million dollars would be funneled back into our local economy - that’s a lot of cheddar. When you buy from farm markets, you’re putting that money right back into the hands of family farmers, local watermen and mom and pop businesses. They will, in turn, take it right back and plant it in the community we all share.

Exit Interview: Chef Chris Hill

Written by Jesse Scaccia on .

Chef Chris Hill has been a staple in the Hampton Roads food business for many years, with his frequent appearances on The Hampton Roads Show, opening the 3 Way Cafe in Norfolk and founding The Bachelor Kitchen. But he is now saying goodbye to the area as he returns home to Atlanta to explore new experiences and horizons.

Denbigh: A Hidden Foodie Heaven in Newport News

Written by David Paul Kleinman on .

The pinch isn’t whether you can plan a culinary tour of Denbigh, but whether you can work every delicious spot into your jaunt and whether the cops will treat you kindly when you're passed out in the middle of Warwick Boulevard with a belly full of food.