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The River City

Richmond Rooftop Lounge

Virginia is for (food) lovers and Richmond is the perfect place to visit. This city gets a taste from all around the world as its central location on the East Coast welcomes diverse flavors. There are countless restaurants that highlight the cuisines from around the world such as Greek at Stella's, Italian-American at Edo's Squid, Jamaican at Jamaica House Restaurant, and Latin American at Soul Taco. Another very popular scene includes Richmond’s breweries as it is home to thirty craft breweries along an area called “Richmond’s beer trail.” Some places to grab a drink and a buzz are Jasper and Grandstaff & Stein. While enjoying all the cuisine and cocktails of the region, check out the Maymont gilded age mansion and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for a taste of the Richmond culture.

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8 New Restaurants On Our Radar

TLP shares eight new restaurants that have recently opened or are set to open soon in the South that we can't wait to try this autumn.

Hotel Genevieve, one of the recent restaurant openings in Spring/Summer 2023
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10 Restaurant Openings You Can’t Miss This Summer

With summer approaching, TLP shares 10 restaurant openings you can't miss from Mediterranean coastal concepts to a high fidelity vinyl bar.

New Restaurants in Virginia, Virginia Darling
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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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For history lovers, there are few destinations in America as transporting as the city of Williamsburg, a glimpse back into the Colonial era.

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Not just the backdrop for the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville and its restaurants showcase a rich immigrant community.

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Washington DC

For a city only recently coming into its culinary prowess, Washington DC restaurants and markets serve as ambassadors to global flavors.

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