The Juice Laundry owner Mike Keenan presses fresh, organic pineapple for the next batch of juices. Photo: Elli Williams

Juice junky: Three days, 21 bottles, zero solid food

Last week I gave up all solid food for three days. I never realized the vital role that chewing played in my life until I didn’t do it for 72 hours. For three days, with some help from The Juice Laundry, I ignored the office lunchtime aromas of take-out pizza and leftover chicken stir-fry. I […]

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Five Finds on Friday: Richard Ridge

On Fridays, we feature five foods selected by local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Richard Ridge, chef of Restoration, at Old Trail Golf Club in Crozet.  Ridge’s picks: 1) Country Ham and Apple Chutney Sandwich at Greenwood Gourmet. “It’s been on the specials board for as long as I can remember and I hope David and Nina […]