Celebrate American Beer Day at Local Breweries

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

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Beer lovers, October 27th is your time to shine — it’s American Beer Day! While it’s no secret that many enjoy a good Corona, Guinness, or Dos Equis, today is about celebrating beer brewed right here on American soil. What better place to celebrate this holiday than right here in Charlottesville? Whether you spend the day at one of these … Read More

National Coffee Day: Best Coffee Shops in Charlottesville

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For all you coffee lovers out there, mark your calendars for September 29th — National Coffee Day! Whether you enjoy a classic hot coffee, a creamy, flavorful iced latte, or a pumpkin spice latte (THE fall favorite), there are plenty of coffee shops in Charlottesville that will whip up whatever it is you’re looking for. Stop by and grab a … Read More

Everybunny Will Love These Dessert Recipes for Easter

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Easter is approaching quickly! Although our lives are far from normal at the moment, that doesn’t mean we can’t try to go about some of our typical Easter plans. With some extra time on your hands, perhaps you could give these dessert recipes for Easter a try! Easter Crack White Chocolate Toffee This recipe for Easter Oreo Bark by Passion … Read More

Best Places for Breakfast in Charlottesville

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February is National Hot Breakfast Month! They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it is also the most delicious. Luckily, there are plenty of breakfast joints right here in Charlottesville for you to enjoy! Whether you’re craving a stack of delectable pancakes or a hearty plate of bacon and eggs, check out some of … Read More

Planning Friendsgiving With Your Neighbors

Arden PlaceFood & Drink, Holidays

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We all know about Thanksgiving, the traditional holiday where families get together from near and far over a spread of delicious food, maybe some football, and all the other family traditions that may come along with it. However, Friendsgiving is becoming more and more popular to celebrate along with the traditional holiday. Although most people spend time with their families … Read More

Raise a Glass at the Best Happy Hours in Charlottesville

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National Happy Hour Day is November 12th, but this is a holiday worth celebrating any day! Whether it’s discounts on drinks or appetizers, everyone loves a good deal. Tune in for some of the best happy hours in Charlottesville! Celebrate at one of Charlottesville’s favorite bars, not only on November 12th but any day of the week. Three Notch’d Brewery … Read More

Tasty Fall Drinks You Can Make at Home

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fall drinks you can make at home

It’s the season of the pumpkin spice latte, so naturally, a trip to your nearest coffee shop only seems right! However, purchasing a drink every day, although extremely tempting, can get pretty pricey. Who says you can’t make them yourself? If you’re looking for a way to curl up on a chilly fall day with a tasty drink from the … Read More

Life is Sweeter with Gearharts Fine Chocolates

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If there’s anything better than chocolate, it’s locally crafted artisan chocolate. At Gearharts Fine Chocolates, you’ll find that good things do come in small packages. After training at the Culinary Institute of America and serving as a cook in the Marine Corps, Tim Gearhart opened Gearharts in 2001. Dabbling in culinary adventures across the world, he then opened one of … Read More

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