Once the hankering for a hearty Italian pasta dish hits, nothing can satisfy the craving until you heed the call. Norfolk has no shortage of delectable Italian restaurants, but there’s one that stands out for its supreme dishes and atmosphere. Razzo is located on...
Community is the Heart and “Sol” of This Norfolk Restaurant
When Norfolk residents get a craving for Mexican food, Plaza Del Sol is a classic go-to spot for delicious and hearty Mexican dishes and drinks. Not only is Plaza Del Sol centrally located in the heart of Ghent, but offers affordable prices, including unbeatable happy...
So you’re moving? The LeGrand Story
**An Interview with Stephen Marsh of LeGrand Kitchen** So you’re moving? Yeah. My plan had always been to buy the building, but the asking price was double of what we had in mind, about half a mil. It was one of those hard lessons to learn when being your own...
The Culinary Crowd Delights at Beer & Cheese Pairings From the Veil and VA Cheese Co.
We have all had, and frankly, most of us probably enjoy, the timeless culinary pairing that is cheese and wine. Whether on a charcuterie board, as an appetizer before a nice dinner, or simply just that block of cheese in your fridge and the bottle of wine you already...
Bleak & Brewtal is Back For The Second Year of Strong Ales
This weekend at 38th and Colley, Reaver Beach is hosting its second annual Bleak and Brewtal Strong Ale Festival. Ten breweries will be pouring the strongest ales they have to offer alongside a day full of entertainment. You might be asking yourself, what’s a...
Eat Your Heart Out For Restaurant Week In Downtown Norfolk
Grab your date, your late-night dinner crew, or that bud you’ve been meaning to catch up with. It’s Restaurant Week in Downtown Norfolk. Granby Street, the region's gastrological center, has been a hub for culinary creativity for decades. The arch-lined...
Organic Food Depot: Decades of Dedication to Good Food
Grocery stores have stepped up their game recently to accommodate people with specific food allergies and preferences or those adopting a healthier lifestyle. More often than not, the options are limited, leaving people feeling confined in their choices. And most...
Top of the Sour! Reaver Beach’s Collaborative Sour Beer Fest Returns
Pucker up, punks! The tastebud-tingling party for sour beers is back in Norfolk this Saturday. For the second year, Reaver Beach is hosting a collaborative beer festival celebrating sour beers. It’s called, Yours, Mine, and Sours, happening 1 pm - 5 pm on Colley...
Oceanview Diner: A Breakfast Lover’s Dream Come True
Finding your go-to breakfast joint is no easy feat. While the food at a dining establishment is critical, considering quality, quantity, and presentation, you also want to find a spot with the right ambiance. The most popular joints that people flock to can get overly...
Break a Plate: Greek Fest is Back in Action
Opa! After a two-year hiatus from in-person festivities, Norfolk’s Greek Festival is making its full-fledged festival debut this month! The event, hosted by the members of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, is the region’s oldest and largest ethnic festival...
Oh My Gourd – 10 Places to Get Your Pumpkin Fix this Fall
Fall enthusiasts - changing leaves and chilly weather are around the corner, and you know what that means. There's no better way to get into the season's spirit than partaking in some pumpkin. Norfolk's got plenty of it, so we're sharing some of the city's favorite...
Jury’s In: Neptune’s Fury is a Win
"Serial hobbyists" is how friends Matt and Jason, owners of Neptune's Fury Coffee Co., would describe themselves. After meeting in high school in Virginia Beach and reconnecting after college, they started brewing craft beer together. But after becoming fathers, "we...
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...
How Do you Like Them Apples? NFK’s Best Apple Treats for a Festive Fall.
While the weather still screams summer, fall is in full swing. Therefore, I'm taking every opportunity to sport my favorite flannel, break out the Halloween decor, and cheer on college football as I await the first glimpse of colorful foliage. Perhaps the best part of...
Bursting the Bubble: Tealux Expands to Colley Ave Amid Rapid Nationwide Growth
Tealux Café specializes in bubble tea, Bahn Mi sandwiches, and Vietnamese coffee. For those unfamiliar with some of these delectable delights, bubble tea, or boba tea, is a tea-based drink enhanced with chewy tapioca balls. Aside from its fruit-forward, refreshing...
Experience Top Shelf Jazz and Eats at BROTHERS
Experience Top Shelf Jazz and Eats at BROTHERS With its extensive menu and elevated ambiance, Norfolk's fine dining establishment BROTHERS has captured the city's heart, soul, and palate. However, the exquisite selection of seafood, chops, and spirits is not all this...
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...
Eggleston Farmers Market: Year-Round Local Produce for a Noble Cause
A Year-Round Farmers Market Has Made Its Way to Norfolk While Norfolk boasts several impressive farmers markets during the warmer months of the year, the cooler season comes too soon, and these markets wrap up and return home until warmer weather returns the...
Christmas Lands at Reaver Beach This Saturday With a Huge Vendor Market.
Peak summer heat and humidity are upon us; let's be honest, some of us are fully OVER IT. Walking 100 feet will basically leave you swimming in your sweat. Car interiors frequently feel like they've been preheated to 375 degrees. The misery has driven a small cadre of...
Culinary Creativity in Full Swing with Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week
Upon moving to Norfolk in 2019, I was shocked to find a diverse, vibrant food scene that completely defied my expectations for the area. It’s no secret that Hampton Roads’ culinary landscape is evolving, with Norfolk at the epicenter. Even emerging from the...
NFK Day Celebrates What We Love About Norfolk
THIS OL' PLACE WE CALL HOME SIREN CITY BOUYBURG SQUIDTOWN FLOODVILLE SHARK CITY THE SEAGULL CITADEL Naughy x Nawfuk NFK Back in the 1600s, no one could've imagined the flourishing example of humanity that would bloom from these muddy shores. Despite the fires, the...
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...
This OV Spot is Home to CoVa’s Award-Winning Burger
Bold Mariner, a staple in Norfolk's craft beer scene, is a well-frequented spot for Ocean View residents and out-of-towners enjoying a beachside vacation. Adding to their burgeoning reputation, Bold Mariner now serves the perfect accompaniment to their unique...
The Old Virginia Ham Shop: Keeping a Tasty Tradition Alive
The iconic red barn on the corner of Little Creek Road has been a staple of Ward's Corner for decades. As Norfolk's supplier of handcrafted hams since 1956, the Old Virginia Ham Shop recently moved its operation to Ghent. While their new location boasts an expanded...
Elation Kicks Off Annual IPA Invitational Series
In the athletics world, there are elite events across many sports known as invitationals. These grand championships are typically a display of the finest in their category, curated by hard-to-obtain invitations. The Master's Tournament may be the best example, exuding...
Savor a Taste of Turkish Cuisine Once Again: Naci’s Corner Cafe Reopens
After over two months of closure, Naci's Corner Cafe has reopened to resume serving customers delectable Turkish cuisine. Ask any patron, and they'll tell you - it's been worth the wait. The restaurant halted operations after a car crashed into the side of the...
Dazed and Hopfused: 9 Breweries Showoff Hop Skills at Reaver Beach’s IPA Festival
"You Just Gotta Keep Hoppin' Man. H-O-P-P-I-N." Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Citra, Amarillo, Mosaic. These are just a few hop varieties loaded into the most popular beers these days. There are over 150 varieties of these fragrant little beer buds. Hops span the...
Say Aloha to Norfolk’s Newest Hawaiian Cold Brew Coffee Shop
I recently heard about a new coffee spot specializing in Hawaiian cold brew, which sounded unique from what other Norfolk coffee shops offer. While new coffee shops, cold brew coffee, and all things Hawaii are topics that pique my interest, this culmination into one...
That’s Amore: Love at First Bite with S’mores Amore
Are you trying to tame your sweet tooth? You may want to put that on hold until after summer. Norfolk's S'mores Amore serves classic campfire treats with a gourmet twist, and they're irresistible. When sandwiched between two graham crackers, gooey marshmallow and...
Uprooted: A Show-stopping Dinner With Celeb Chef Is the First of the Crop Foundation’s Seasonal Series
This Saturday, a celebrity chef, local students, and locally- sourced foods are coming together for an event this region has never seen: Uprooted. The Crop Foundation's Kip Poole brings Tiffan Ortiz, a Michelin star chef of Food Network fame, to the 757 to work...
Not Your Average Corner Store: Ghent Grab & Go Gives Locals More
Ghent Grab & Go is Norfolk’s newest resident, located in the heart of Ghent on Olney Road. The building was once a 711 years ago; now, the new tenant is a locally-owned neighborhood bodega offering everything from groceries to fine wine to Dole Whip. A local...
Reaver Beach to Celebrate One Year of Brewing in Norfolk
Almost three years back now, we first got the announcement of a Reaver Beach taproom coming to the old Post Office on Colley Avenue. Some folks were indeed excited, while others held a healthy skepticism. Before, we'd heard the rumors of brewery expansions, like Stone...
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...
Savor a Slice of Slow European Cafe Culture at Blanca All Day.
Norfolk’s coffee scene is solid, with each coffee shop adding its unique flair to Norfolk. As such a vibrant and artistic city, locals have found a distinct way to express their creativity through the craft of roasting coffee beans and making specialty lattes. Norfolk...
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...
Nostalgically Ridiculous Release Party for Smartmouth’s Most Sought After Beer
It's the late 90s, in the middle of June, and the early morning sun starts peeking through your blinds. It's a Saturday morning from the golden era. The height of your concerns is which video games you’ll play that day and which sugary cereal pairs the best with your...
Streateries Set to Make Granby Street Especially Vibrant This Spring
A lot has happened in the last few years. Big changes. Upheaval. The status quo was shaken. The rules changed, bringing about new developments to Norfolk’s Zoning Ordinance. COVID-19 brought swift and dramatic changes to our lives, whether we wanted them or...
Baja Blastin’: Pelon’s Serves Up Infinitely Crushable Chow
In 2005, the Muscara family, originally from Southern California, landed on the local scene. Pelon's Baja Grill opened its doors at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront with little fanfare. The family team brought a second location to 22nd Street in Ghent two years later....
Get Hooked on Our Peoples Soulful Seafood in Ocean View
One of the biggest perks of living in a coastal town like Norfolk is its close proximity to fresh and local seafood. With Norfolk straddling the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Hampton Roads residents have the luxury of an endless selection of fresh catches of...
Valentine’s, Galentine’s, and Plain Ol’ Times: Dine Out Local this V-Day
It can't be denied that there is something magical in the air on an evening when everyone goes out into the world to share their love with each other and, in doing so, build a big ol' love bubble that's palpable to all. Some say Valentine's Day is extraordinary; some...
Drink is for the Bleak: 12 Brewery Strong Ale Festival Comes to Reaver Beach NFK
We're deep in the dreary months of winter with long nights, biting winds, and gray skies. You layer on your gear to go outside, you arm yourself with shovels and scrapers just to get out, and you prepare to battle another unrelenting freeze. These are bleak and brutal...
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...
Celebrate National Bagel Day at Norfolk’s Only Bageldashery: Yorgo’s
Anyone who's walked through Ghent has seen the brightly decorated sunflower wall embellishing the corner of 22nd Street and Colonial Avenue. This well-known mural adorns the side of Yorgo's Bageldashery, the finest bagel establishment in the city. Yorgo's is...
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 Best Ramen to Cure Your New Year’s Hangover in Norfolk
After a night out painting the town red for New Year's Eve, ramen is the perfect comfort in a bowl you need the following day. Here are a few of the best Norfolk spots to get your ramen fix for those cold, blustery winter days. Kappo Nara Hit up this spot for...
You’re in for a Treat with These Norfolk Holiday Baked Goods
You’re in for a Treat with These Norfolk Holiday Baked Goods It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the holidays upon us, here are a few bakeries around Norfolk offering festive treats to get you feeling merry and bright. La Brioche – Neon...
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 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
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 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...
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