THE RICHMOND, VA RESTAURANT SCENE
Taste what everybody’s talking about
Forbes says we’re “elevating the local dining scene to buzzy new heights.” Yes, it seems like every day there’s a new headline about us being among the hottest of culinary hotspots. And it’s no wonder. We’re packed with more than 900 restaurants, and the best are locally owned. Places like India K'Raja with the Region's largest selection of Indian beers; Lemaire, named the country’s 7th best hotel restaurant; and Restaurant Adarra, one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants in America. Sub Rosa Bakery, Mekong, Mama J’s Kitchen, L’Opossum, Peter Chang, Metzger Bar and Butchery, The Roosevelt, and Brenner Pass – they’re all James Beard Award nominated restaurants serving up one-of-a-kind experiences. In this flavored-packed region, the choices range from awesome food truck fare to white tablecloth chop houses. Bring your friends. Bring your family. Blow your diet. It’s so, so worth it.