If you haven’t heard yet, the rumors are sad but very true.
Drinks Downtown was founded on the premise to connect people around Hampton Roads who typically do not cross paths on a normal basis.
Tidewater’s no backwater, but trends can take a bit longer to show up in our corner of the Commonwealth.
Here we are, having a beer at Blue Mountain Brewery looking out at the Shenandoah Mountain range from just below Rockfish Gap along I-64 running west out of Charlottesville, Virginia. Notice the hops. A few of the half a dozen world class breweries here grow their own. Although some of the best lack the property or the desire to grow hops on their property.
The first keg I ever purchased was from Beach Brewing Co., their Hurricane Wheat Ale. It was fittingly named and pared for the occasion of being trapped in doors during Hurricane Sandy.
The Virginia Food System Council celebrates its 'Take The Pledge' campaign with a $700 Drawing for a CSA subscription: Commit to spend $10/Week on Local, Virginia-Grown food and be entered to win.
A friend on Twitter asked:
@AltDaily if you had one weekend with friends from out of town visiting NFK/VB, to which restaurants would you take them?
After touring the 2014 Strolling Supper at the Waterside Marriott[i], I can safely say the last thing Hampton Roads lacks is another restaurant serving crab soup, pork belly, mac and cheese, biscuits, cornbread, greens, etc.
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- This Weekend: The Herb and Plant Sale at the Heutte Center
- No Perogies in Portsmouth: A Search for the Best Ethnic Food in Hampton Roads
- Virginia's First Food Forest Coming to the Eastern Shore
- American Agriculture: Short Term Profit For Long Term Destruction?
- Fond Farewell to a Friend: Kincaid's in Downtown Norfolk