Food & Drink

J.R. Hadley, co-owner of Cho’s Nachos and Beer, says the restaurant employs a special distribution method to ensure each chip is covered with toppings—not a naked chip in sight. Photo by John Robinson

Cho’s Nachos has got it covered

J.R. Hadley has eaten a lot of nachos. When traveling around the country to Pittsburgh Steelers games, Hadley and his friends often ordered nachos to go along with their cold beers at various bars and restaurants. They would rank the nachos according to chip integrity, dispersion of ingredients (nobody likes a naked chip), quality of […]

The buche de noels at Pearl’s Bake Shoppe depart from tradition with unique designs and customizable fillings. Photo by Tom McGovern

Bakeries share their holiday treats

’Tis the season to gather around a table piled high with foods galore. And, thankfully, Charlottesville artisans are preparing plenty of specialty items for the holidays. Here is a sampling of seasonal treats you can find around town. Albemarle Baking Company Panettone, the much more popular Italian cousin of fruitcake, is available at Albemarle Baking […]