Collected by Meg Nesterov, AFAR Local Expert
618 N 1st St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Want something refreshing? Sweet? Maybe a little weird? Hopefully you'll feel lucky when you order the Dealer's Choice, a sort of Mad Libs-inspired cocktail at Rogue Gentlemen. Choose two descriptive words along with the liquor of your choice, and...
0 E 4th St, Richmond, VA 23224, USA
Awl Snap's lust-worthy line of handmade bags are perfectly at home in chic Chicago boutiques and wine country lifestyle shops, and made in a Richmond art studio. Virginia leather worker Erin McRoberts uses hides sourced from all over the world,...
620 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
Many bakeries make their own bread on-site, but Sub Rosa takes it to the next level by stone-milling their own grains into flour for their wood-fired organic loaves and pastries. The bakers' Turkish heritage influences treats like the lamb borek...
1808, 6289 River Rd, Hanover, VA 23069, USA
The Geyer family is in the berry business. They want you to eat more berries and are committed to making sustainable local fruit accessible to everyone. In addition to starting the country's only all-fruit CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for...
320 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Seafood is the star at Rappahannock Restaurant in downtown Richmond. This is the third venture of the Croxton family, which has played a major role in the Chesapeake Bay oyster resurgence. The restaurant's raw bar features four oyster varieties,...
314 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
When does a pulled-pork po'boy become a Vietnamese banh mi? What does a kick of kimchi do to shrimp and grits? You'll find the answers to these questions at the Dog & Pig Show, a culinary outlier at the intersection of Southern comfort food and...
1903 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
If you are someone who has a hard time passing up dessert, Shyndigz will be your dream come true, and your diet's worst nightmare. This dessert-only restaurant specializes in cakes, pies, and other sweets, and unlike most bakeries, it's open only...
1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228, USA
No matter the time of year, a visit to a garden can be transportive. Richmond's botanical gardens have something for every season: a cherry blossom walk in spring, fragrant roses in summer, colorful Japanese maples in the Asian Valley in fall, and...
2711 Willard Rd, Henrico, VA 23294, USA
Sometimes when you travel, you crave a little neighborhood cafe over an elaborate restaurant meal. Around the Corner is a tiny place just north of the University of Richmond and about 10 minutes' drive north of downtown, marked by a cheerful retro...
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