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 wonder how to properly cook a meal without completely botching the recipe or potentially starting a fire. Whether you’ve got absolutely no cooking skills or enjoy whipping up home-cooked meals, there are several cooking classes in Charlottesville that can … 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

Charlottesville Winery Spotlight: Glass House Winery

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If there’s anything better than sipping a refreshing glass of wine on a front porch on a beautiful day, it’s pairing it with delicious gourmet chocolate. At Glass House Winery, you can find wine made from locally grown grapes as well as homemade chocolate crafted from their in-house chocolatier. Founded in 2006 by owners Jeff and Michelle Sanders, the winery … Read More

Celebrate National Beer Lovers Day at Charlottesville Breweries

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“If music be the food of love, play on.” While that famous Shakespeare quote may ring true, what if beer was really the food of love? National Beer Lovers Day is on September 6th. Are you ready for some tasty ales and scrumptious stouts? Charlottesville is the perfect place to celebrate National Beer Lovers Day, as the region is filled … Read More