Best of C-VILLE

UVA Medical Center. Photo:  Jack Looney

Best place to work 2013: UVA

UVA 1721 University Ave. 924-0311 virginia.edu Runner-up: SNL Financial 700 E. Jefferson St. 295-4381 snl.com Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life. That’s what they say, anyway, and if that saying is to be believed, then a lot of folks at UVA and SNL aren’t really working—because they liked […]

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Best French 2013: l’étoile

l’étoile 817 W. Main St. 979-7957 letoilrestaurant.com Runner-up: Petit Pois 201 Main St. 979-7647 petitpoisrestaurant.com And we thought there were too many dining options in Charlottesville! Turns out, there are even more in Paris, with over 5,000 restaurants currently in operation. Locally, our taste of the City of Love doesn’t come better than at l’étoile, […]

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Best local grocery store 2013: Whole Foods

Whole Foods 1797 Hydraulic Rd. 973-4900 wholefoods.com Runner-up: C’ville Market 221 Carlton Rd. 984-0545 cvillemarket.com We probably should have been a bit more specific when we said “local grocery store,” because while Whole Foods is indeed inside city limits, it’s not locally owned. Still, its appeal is undeniable—a commitment to natural foods free of growth […]