Food & Drink

Veritas Vineyards and Winery winemaker Emily Pelton. Photo courtesy Charlottesville29.

Five Finds on Friday: Emily Pelton

On Fridays, we feature five food finds selected by local chefs and personalities.  This week’s picks come from Emily Pelton, Winemaker at Veritas Vineyards and Winery, who next week, on March 31, will be part of a very special event at Clifton Inn: the Women in Wine Dinner. It will feature six courses of chef Tucker Yoder’s food […]

Seared trout with grilled romaine, charred Meyer lemon, and elderflower. Photo: Norm Shafer

Love shack: Haute cuisine meets lowdown digs in Staunton

The Shack is all the rage. In the short time since its late-January opening, chef Ian Boden’s tiny Staunton dive has already won raves from Esquire magazine and The Washington Post, among others. The Esquire article was titled: “Found: The Incredible Restaurant in the Middle of Nowhere that Nobody Knows About.” Staunton residents might be […]