Happy food year

Happy food year

Whew! What a ride! If you’ve been reading this column for the last 52 weeks, you know that your trusty Restaurantarama has been kept hopping by the many comings and goings in the fast ’n’ furious world that is Charlottesville dining. For a little burg that a lot of people up in Poughkeepsie have never […]

They coulda been contenders

They coulda been contenders

Flying high now: Local jouster Jimmy Lange is garnering quite a following and even attracted the great Angelo Dundee (coach to Muhammad Ali and George Foreman) to his corner. Tonight, there’s boxing. No glitz and bright lights of Las Vegas but rather a ring in the middle of a three-quarters filled Patriot Center in Fairfax. […]

Fish tale

Fish tale

Once upon a time, a beloved Charlottesville institution lived in a shopping center on Ivy Road. Its name was Tiffany’s Seafood and everyone loved its steamed shrimp very much. One morning, Tiffany’s woke up to find itself being charged an awful lot of rent. Beverly Baber, Tiffany’s owner, had to close down the restaurant on […]