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Carpe Donut seizes the future

Carpe Donut seizes the future

A few weeks ago, when Charlottesville was rated among the “50 Best Places to Launch a Small Business,” little did we know that “Small” meant tiny—as in a 6′ x 10′ mobile donut truck. The editors of Money magazine gave Charlottesville’s small business climate props in part because of the presence of UVA’s Darden School […]

Shuffle at Boar's Head, Siips and Zynodoa

Shuffle at Boar's Head, Siips and Zynodoa

When Restaurantarama learned that The Boar’s Head Inn’s new pastry chef started in his position six months ago, we thought we were terribly derelict in getting the news, but Kes Thuys, who came to Boar’s Head most recently from a pastry chef stint at Yosemite National Park assures us we’re not too late: “The first […]

Si? No. Crozet Pizza? Si

Si? No. Crozet Pizza? Si

As our Feedback blog first reported last week, Si Tapas on W. Main Street has closed. After a year in business at the old site of Starr Hill Brewery and Music Hall, the outpost of Richmond restaurant Si, from regional restaurant mogul Mo Roman, has ceased operations of both its kitchen and its upstairs music […]

Trinity takes shape

Trinity takes shape

All summer Restaurantarama has been dying to know what kind of renovations are going on behind that mysterious plywood façade in front of what soon will be Trinity Irish Pub