Explore Cuisine and History with Food Tours in Charlottesville

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You may have heard of walking tours, but have you hear of food tours? As a relatively up-and-coming trend in the foodie community, food tours let you explore the culture of a city through your taste buds. Whether you are from out-of-town or a native, food tours in Charlottesville will take you on a culinary journey through the hottest dining … Read More

Southern Food & Hospitality at the BBQ Exchange

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In the south, you don’t mess around with barbecue. From the vinegary North Carolina-style of barbecue sauce to the Kansas City-style that is sweet and tangy, the umbrella of barbecue is quite large. Just as North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri have their own styles of barbecue, Virginia ranks among those. If you’re searching for one of the best barbecue … Read More

Best Brunch Spots in Charlottesville

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Crispy chicken and waffles, creamy grits with cheddar, fresh fruit, and warm buttery biscuits are a few reasons why brunch might be the best meal of all time. When it comes to finding a place to eat brunch in Charlottesville, the amazing local restaurant scene does not disappoint. From the Downtown area to Crozet, here are a few brunch spots … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers

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Although Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers originally started out with its first location in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the popular beer and burger joint now has over 10 locations. With a passion for craft beer and a good burger, two friends turned their childhood dream into a reality and have seen their business expand from the small college town of Harrisonburg to … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: Moose’s by the Creek

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Have you been Moose-ified? If you don’t know what that is, you probably haven’t been to Moose’s by the Creek yet, a popular local restaurant near Downtown Charlottesville. Although it may not look like much on the outside, Moose’s by the Creek is known for their home-cooked breakfast served all day, every day. As soon as you step foot inside … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: The Fitzroy

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You’re driving in the car, deciding where you want to go to eat with your friend, spouse, or significant other. Indecisiveness takes over and neither one of you can settle on a place. So you finally suggest to go out for Mexican food. “Ah, I’m not really feeling Mexican though,” they reply, and the search continues. You throw out a … Read More

Charlottesville Winery Spotlight: Jefferson Vineyards

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Known as Virginia’s first wine company, Jefferson Vineyards has an interesting history. According to the winery’s website, Thomas Jefferson gave land to Italian viticulturist Filippo Mazzei in 1773. A year later, Mazzei began growing grapes on the property. When the American Revolution began a few years later, the vines were destroyed. Colle, the house Mazzei built, was dismantled in 1930 … Read More

Cooking Classes in Charlottesville

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Have you ever been watching Food Network and aspired to be the next Rachael Ray or Bobby Flay? Or perhaps you’ve just wondered how to properly cook a meal without completely botching the recipe or potentially starting a fire. Whether you’ve got absolutely zero cooking skills or enjoy whipping up some home-cooked meals, there are several cooking classes in Charlottesville … Read More

Eat Green at the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Charlottesville

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Whether you are vegetarian for health reasons or because you are passionate about animals and the environment, it can sometimes be difficult to eat out with a restricted diet. Charlottesville is known for its abundance of amazing local restaurants and straight up good eats. Not only is the restaurant scene diverse, there are also plenty of vegetarian friendly places to … Read More