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Overheard on the restaurant scene: This week’s food and drink news

Charlottesville’s own Starr Hill Brewery is teaming up with Athens, Georgia-based Terrapin Beer Company to create a new Belgian-style espresso stout, GAVA Joe. Pronounced “java,” the collaboration beer is inspired by a longtime friendship between the two companies’ brewmasters, and will be a medium-bodied stout with an alcohol level of about 6.9 percent, fermented with a Belgian yeast strain. The […]

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Five Finds on Friday: Josh Lowry

On Fridays, we feature five food finds from local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Josh Lowry, sous chef of Zocalo (and earlier this week Zy.De.Co.) Lowry’s picks: 1)  Thai Beef Consomme Noodle Bowl at Pad Thai. “Rich, brothy, crunchy, sweet, sour, savory. It’s everything in a bowl…the best!” 2)  Pastrami and Swiss on an Onion Bagel with mustard at Bodo’s.  “We are […]