Food & Drink

Tavola chef Loren Mendosa wants to fill a hole in Charlottesville’s pizza scene with Lampo, a Neopolitan-style pizzeria he plans to open in the fall. Rammelkamp Foto

Pie high: What’s the deal with all the new pizza joints piling up?

A pizza is on its way to your table. It’s bubbling with melted cheese, crackling with a blistered crust, mounded by rendered meats and fresh veggies. Underneath the toppings, a bright, tangy tomato sauce holds it all together. Now that I have your attention, let’s talk pizza in Charlottesville. With multiple pizzeria openings announced and […]

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Five Finds on Friday: Mitchell Beerens

On Fridays, we feature five foods finds selected by local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Mitchell Beerens, co-owner of Lampo, the much-anticipated new restaurant to open this fall, with partners Loren Mendosa, Ian Redshaw, and Andrew Cole. Beerens has spent time in the kitchens of Bizou,MAS, and Tavola. In the former location of The Farm, Lampo will specialize […]