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The River City

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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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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.

The bar at Money Cat, one of the recently opened restaurants in Houston
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10 Recently Opened (and Soon-to-Open) Restaurants Around the South

Check out these 10 recently opened and soon-to-open restaurants from Miami to Louisville, with Lebanese mezze to rustic Italian food and Spanish vermouth bars.

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9 Irish Pubs to Get Your Green On

Catch a little luck of the Irish any day of the year at one of these iconic Irish pubs from Dallas to Annapolis.


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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.