Monthly Archives: November 2015

Boro Cafe and Bakery, Swansboro, NC

We wandered around the small town of Swansboro on our way from Atlantic Beach to Carolina Beach, NC and happened upon the unassuming Boro Cafe on Front Street, adjacent the Icehouse Restaurant on the water. Inside, there was a nice … Continue reading

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Zzaam! Fresh Korean Grill

Todau I enjoyed a delicious winter-warming bowl of Mandoo Soup, a clear beef broth containing meat-filled dumplings, noodles, veggies, egg drop and kim chi, at Zzaam! Fresh Korean grill on Cary St in Richmond, VA. And as a special bonus … Continue reading

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Cabin Creek

At Hardywood I enjoyed the roots, Americana, bluegrass stylings of Cabin Creek, with a mandolin, banjo player and a drum, keybard player supported by an acoustic guitarist and standup bass player who made drive down I-95 from Fredricksburg, VA to … Continue reading

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Kanoa Latin Cuisine

It is a brilliantly sunny autumn day and I finally succeeded in biking to Kanoa 417 W. Grace St in RVA to sample their Venezualan and Venezualan-influenced dishes. I sampled the Arepas, cornmeal flatbread with beef and cheese, which is … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

A new snackery, Home Sweet Home (formerly Mezzanine), has opened at 3433 W. Cary Street serving poutine and other appetizers along with Specialty Grilled Cheese sandwiches. The poutine was fabulous, with fresh cut fries, not too salty gravy and Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Sugar & Twine

As of October, 29, 2015, Sugar & Twine (in Carytown next to the Byrd Theatre) has taken over from of the Capitol Coffee and Desserts, offering fresh baked pastries in a brighter, warmer, stripped down space. I loved the Chocolate … Continue reading

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