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Get to know Charlottesville

Rolling hills around Charlottesville, Virginia
Rolling hills of wine country around Charlottesville.

Charlottesville, home to the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and 50,000 residents, is a hotbed of global flavors. Any nation’s cuisine you are craving can be found in this city. Get a taste of the Philippines at Manila Street where traditional dishes such as lumpia, pancit, and adobo are prepared by Philippine-born Fernando Biazon Dizons. French flavors crafted by native Jose de Britound await at Cafe Frank in dishes such as beef tartare and moules frites or complex combinations like quenelles de brochet. Hummus, baba ganoush, kisir, white bean salad, and dolmas bring Turkish elements to town at Sultan Kebab. And authentic Mexican restaurants of Conmole and Al Carbon highlight cuisine and allow customers to be transported from Charlottesville across the border. Charlottesville offers a range of options for you to pick from, so there is a restaurant for every mood you are in.

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Getaway: The Quirk Hotel

Quirk Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia, offers a cozy place to rest with a collection of vibrant modern art arranged throughout.

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20+ Award-Winning Wineries On the Monticello Wine Trail in Charlottesville & Albemarle County, Virginia

Escape to the Monticello Wine Trail of Virginia Wine Country in Albemarle County and plot your visit to 21 award-winning wineries.

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New Restaurants in Virginia

Stephanie Ganz highlights 10 new restaurants in Virginia, from a Korean-Japanese pop-up in Richmond to a vibey brunch spot on the beach.

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Breakfast Pizza

This recipe converts a dinner dish to breakfast delight with toppings of American classics [...]

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Margherita DOC

Place a pizza stone on top rack in oven and preheat to 500 degrees. [...]


Seared Scallops with Caramelized Salsify, Burnt Onions, Chickweed and Apple Gastrique

Chef Tucker Yoder of The Clifton Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia, shares his seared scallops with [...]


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