Dear Chefs, (This is For You) (and the people in your life)

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They won’t understand you. They won’t. I know this, because I used to be on their side, stuck in a dead end office, working a shitty job, making decent pay. My family and friends were convinced I'd lost my mind when I gleefully leaped into the unknown abyss of cooking. I suppose they thought it was a phase I'd soon grow out of.

They Already Picked Us: Green Flash Brewing Company is coming to Virginia Beach

Written by Mark Harris on .

Our courtship of a major west coast brewery is becoming something like a romantic comedy. While we are waiting to see if the hot girl will go to the prom with us, we haven’t noticed that our best friend has been waiting with us the whole time. She is just as pretty (albeit a little less boisterous) and has already picked us. Green Flash Brewing Company is coming to Virginia Beach and a lot of people have hardly noticed. No anticipation, no parlour tricks; it’s really happening.

Stone Brewing Delays Norfolk Decision

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The latest, directly from the team at Stone Brewing Co. regarding their choice of an east of the Mississipi location.

Basic Knows Best: Why Pumpkin is So Good for Us

Written by Jocelyn Sidwell on .

The season for pumpkin in, well, everything, is in full swing. Hidden calories in those lattes, beers, breads and pies make pumpkin forgettable as a nutrient dense fruit. Pumpkin is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium, fiber and it is low in calories. Here are some reasons why you can be proud to eat this seasonal favorite.

Making an Art out of the Science of Beer: Smartmouth Turns Two

Written by Mark Harris on .

I admit it. I went to my scheduled appointment with the president of Smartmouth with preconceived notions. I was going to do a follow up story on the brewery in advance of their 2nd anniversary, and was meeting with Porter Hardy, IV, whose name, when combined with the knowledge that he came to craft brewing via lawyering, made me want to wear a tophat and monocle.

Welcome Home: Green Flash Swoops into Town

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Nothing will make you feel better about losing out on something than gaining something just as good. Freshly bummed from Stone Brewing Co.’s decision to pass on opening a site here, in swoops San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co., hosting two back-to-back events on the site of their future East Coast hub in Virginia Beach.

Stone Makes it Official: They're Heading to RVA

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Today, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. announced it has signed a formal letter of intent with the City of Richmond, Virginia, signifying the company’s interest in building its East Coast facility in the city’s Greater Fulton Community.

10 Unbeatable Downtown Norfolk Restaurants

Written by Mira Roberts on .

There you are, new to town and just cozying into your swanky, downtown neighborhood when-bam-hunger strikes. True, you can't walk a block downtown without bumping into your new favorite restaurant and/or hangout, but we know you like the scoop in advance. And you want THE BEST.