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More cups of joe

More cups of joe

Dave Fafara likes to rise early, around 4am. That’s a good thing, because for 18 years he hit the pool deck bright and early as UVA’s diving coach, and for the past eight years,

The price of success

The price of success

We all know that restaurants are hurting across the board right now, what with all the tightening of wallets, closing of corporate expense accounts and losing of jobs,

Name games

Name games

When rumor had it that Il Cane Pazzo was for sale, Restaurantarama worried that it was another case of the Great Global Depression of 2008 hitting the shores of Charlottesville again.

Isn't that Specialty?

Isn't that Specialty?

A new bird has landed in the old Boheme space on E. Market Street. Her name is Zhiwei Wang Estes, and she’s behind a new Chinese restaurant and take-out joint that she’s

Devil in the details

Devil in the details

When master brewer Jason Oliver uncrated all the brewing equipment purchased for Devil’s Backbone, a new brewery located in Nelson County at the base of Wintergreen Ski Resort,