To celebrate their 20th episode, Nicole and Laura asked each other some of the questions they always ask their guests: how’d you end up in Richmond? How did you start working on food? What is your motto and WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO EAT PIZZA? Listen in to hear the answers.
Nestled in the north end of Church Hill is a petite food shop on a mission to feed its neighbors. Michelle Parrish talks with us about Soul N’ Vinegar, her oasis in a food desert, which serves "diverse foods for diverse peoples."
Abi Huntington, General Manager at beloved Italian-Jewish spot Dinamo, cut her industry teeth at old-school Richmond haunts like Joe’s Inn and Avalon. The self-described "half-ass oenophile" chatted with us about wine, Richmond restaurant culture, leaving the city, and confronting sexism in the wine industry.
We sat down with Justin Ayotte, beverage director of Jackson Ward’s Saison and its little sister, Saison Market. A well-executed drink program coupled with an easygoing environment has made these two favorites among industry folk and civilians alike.
From holiday classics like panettone & buche de Noel to magical sugar spun lollys and electric pink pan dulces, here’s who is offering what in RVA and how you can represent your hometown with sweet treats this season.