Virginia Guide

Global cuisine makes its mark in Virginia. Pick amongst acclaimed restaurants for a taste of nations around the world. The gorgeous beaches, glowing caverns, and cultural and arts districts are sure to impress.

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In the Field

New Restaurants in Virginia

Check out new restaurants in Virginia Beach, the D.C. area, and Charlottesville in our state-by-state guide from the Local Palate's New Restaurants issue.

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Explore the Monticello Wine Trail in Charlottesville, Virginia

What began as a single vineyard in the 1970s, the Monticello Wine Trail has grown into more than forty internationally acclaimed wineries in Virginia.

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Snapshot: Nelson County

Found in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Nelson County, Virginia, is a drinking and eating destination that preserves its Appalachian spirit.

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On the Road

The Richmond Way

While the media has been obsessing over other Southern cities, Richmond has quietly grown into a standout food town. From a glam candy maker to a heavy metal restaurateur, meet the folks making it happen.

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Virginia Au Naturel

With the fall harvest nearly underway, now is the time to visit Virginia wine country, the fifth-largest wine producing region in the country.

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Discover the Local Palate's thoughtfully curated selection of regional food products.