Category Archives: RVA Restaurants

Cafe Rio Grand Opening in Short Pump Virginia TOMORROW!

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One thing I love about living in Richmond, VA is the amazing selection of restaurants. There is just about anything you can think of here to eat. One of my favorite cuisines, though, has always been Mexican food. Needless to say, I was excited to hear a new place opening near me to check out. I had never heard of Cafe Rio before, but I kept hearing about it coming in 2015 and how great their food is. Being a skeptic, I honestly thought to myself “could it be THAT much better than any other Mexican style restaurant here already?” Well, I had the opportunity to attend a VIP dinner there last night and lets just say fresh ingredients truly make this place stand out! As I browsed the menu, it seemed slightly small. Not a ton of choices.. but this is actually a plus because it helps them move … read more

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Southern Seasons has Opened a Restaurant Across from Extra Attic in RVA!

Living in Richmond, VA, we seem to get a ton of new stores and restaurants. I am always excited to hear of something new opening. We always have our old favorites, but there is just something rewarding about visiting a new store or restaurant and checking out what they have to offer. I just learned that we have a new restaurant open and I can not wait to take the family for a nice dinner!  If you are familiar with the Staples Mill Road area, you may have seen it already. Across from the Extra Attic Mini Storage there is now a Southern Seasons Restaurant!  According to their website, The Executive Chef at Southern Seasons designs the menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch that make the most of seasonal ingredients with a nod towards Richmond’s deep Southern roots. The menu has great southern favorites including Pimento Cheese Fritters, Glazed Salmon, … read more