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Maker’s Brewery Brings Oktoberfest To Norfolk

Maker’s Brewery Brings Oktoberfest To Norfolk

Every year there are a few events that sneak up on you. There you were, minding your own business, and next thing you know *BAM* it hits you: "That was this weekend?"   Oktoberfest is always one of those events. That sneaky devil of a fest kicks off in September while...

Norfolk’s Newest Artisan Bakery Takes the Cake

Norfolk’s Newest Artisan Bakery Takes the Cake

A new culinary mainstay is leaving its sweet mark on the community with its delicious baked goods, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches. Welcome to the neighborhood, May’s Parlor! The Name May’s Parlor Might Ring a Bell May’s Parlor is already an established Hampton...

Fighting Child Hunger Over the Summer Break

Fighting Child Hunger Over the Summer Break

Sure, summer officially begins with the Solstice, but the day that really matters is the last day of school, and for Norfolk students, that glorious day was June 16th. On the horizon lies more than two whole months of freedom and possibility – staying up and sleeping...

Slices For the Stacks: Del Veccs, the Campus Classic

Slices For the Stacks: Del Veccs, the Campus Classic

Tucked off of Hampton Blvd in the heart of the ODU side of town, Del Vecchios is an ideal spot for your pre-exam slice or a late-night meal any day of the week.   The Menu   Aside from the traditional pie fare, Del Veccs' extensive menu ranges from delectable...

TFK Taco Bar Serves Up Delight From Backdoor Eatery

TFK Taco Bar Serves Up Delight From Backdoor Eatery

Celebrate Taco Tuesday at TFK Taco Bar   Norfolk has struck gold once again with the latest taco joint that recently emerged in the Riverview neighborhood. TFK Taco Bar serves up authentic Tejano street tacos in various flavors, meeting all of your Taco Tuesday...

A Visit to Vino Culture

A Visit to Vino Culture

Attention wine connoisseurs: if you haven't checked out Vino Culture yet, you're in for a treat. Located downtown near The Main on Granby, Vino Culture is a one-stop wine shop where visitors can enjoy an expansive wine selection for sale, as well as weekly wine...

Let’s Taco Bout the New Taco Joint in Norfolk

Let’s Taco Bout the New Taco Joint in Norfolk

Norfolk seemingly had a solid enough taco scene until Union Taco opened earlier this year. This urban taqueria is quickly gaining traction as one of the best restaurants in town and is giving other Mexican eateries a run for their money. Located on 25th street in the...

The Ten Top: A Soup a Day Keeps the Winter Away

The Ten Top: A Soup a Day Keeps the Winter Away

The Ten Top has gradually become a Ghent institution over the years. It seems to fly under the cultural radar due to its status as a lunch spot because dinner spots get all the attention nowadays. It's even been self-awarded the title of 'Neighborhood Secret'...

Norfolk Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Norfolk Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Norfolk Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving   The holiday season is upon us, with Thanksgiving only days away. If you’re looking for options of where to eat out in Norfolk on Thursday, we’ve compiled a list of the best spots that will be open. Whether cooking for a crowd...

Shots Fired: The Great Hot Cocoa War Ignites Again

Shots Fired: The Great Hot Cocoa War Ignites Again

In the pale light of a rising sun, silence covers Norfolk as the city begins to wake. Somewhere in downtown, a screeching whistle breaks through. A kettle is boiling, and a determined barista steps away from a cutting board full of chocolate to grab it. They finish...

The Scoop on Syd’s FishPig Café

The Scoop on Syd’s FishPig Café

The Scoop on Syd's FishPig Café   There's a new restaurant smack dab in the middle of downtown Norfolk that's disrupting the restaurant scene. Nestled at the end of Selden Market, Syd's FishPig Café is the ultimate Norfolk eatery.   Syd's Exudes Norfolk Energy...

Norfolk’s Secret Garden You Didn’t Know You Needed

Norfolk’s Secret Garden You Didn’t Know You Needed

Norfolk’s Secret Garden You Didn’t Know You Needed. Norfolk boasts plenty of spots for incredible food, drink, and merriment throughout the city. But there’s one experience that’s truly one-of-a-kind in Norfolk, unparalleled by anything else in the area. Nestled away...

A Fall Picnic Guide to Norfolk Parks

A Fall Picnic Guide to Norfolk Parks

Photo by @elefants.in.the.room Fall is in the air, and it’s time to get outside! What better way to enjoy the fall season than to have a picnic complete with some of the best fare Norfolk has to offer. The city is not lacking in the “great parks to have a picnic in”...

Got Lumpia? Norfolk Does!

Got Lumpia? Norfolk Does!

    Norfolk is a melting pot of cultural cuisine – from Thai takeout to Indian indulgences, there's no shortage of fare that will take your taste buds abroad to wherever your heart desires. With restaurants pivoting over the past year and a half and stepping up...

Summer Seltzers in the City

Summer Seltzers in the City

Seltzers in the City   Summer is in full swing, and on these long hot days, we're all looking for a refreshing beverage to cool off. The breweries in town are the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon, frequently offering live music or other fun events such as...

Who Ya Gonna Call?? Ghost Kitchen!

Who Ya Gonna Call?? Ghost Kitchen!

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?  Ghostbusters!  False Alarm  In this case, there's no need to call the Ghostbusters. The "something" in the neighborhood happens to be Ghost Kitchen, the new resident food truck at Smartmouth...

Mudita Cafe Brews Up Joy in Ocean View

Mudita Cafe Brews Up Joy in Ocean View

Ocean View residents and beach-goers have become a chorus of voices in recent years, yearning for more restaurants, coffee shops, and retail options in the area. The beaches are great low-key spots, but folks want a little more out of their in-town trip to the shore. ...

NFK’s Best Vegan Food Spots

NFK’s Best Vegan Food Spots

NORFOLK VEGAN SPOTS Norfolk has been growing a big vegan scene on the down-low. A few restaurants are dedicated vegan, but many more have upped their game by offering specific vegan menu items that even the omnivores among us should rightfully enjoy. Here is our first...

Always Feeling Like Family at Naci’s Corner Cafe

Always Feeling Like Family at Naci’s Corner Cafe

I was absent-mindedly perusing through the Harris Teeter produce section when I heard a voice call out, "Hey, Michael!". I turned around to see a then-unfamiliar face smiling back at me. "Hello!" I waved back, still trying to recollect who this kind-looking lady was....

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