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Fortress Southern Food & Spirits Now Open in Peninsula Town Center

HAMPTON-A new restaurant recently opened in Peninsula Town Center.

A grand opening was held on August 21 for Fortress Southern Food & Spirits. The new restaurant is located at 3110 Allainby Way.

Fortress is described as “an immersive dining experience” featuring dishes from the Southern United States and elsewhere in the world.

The restaurant is owned and currently operated by Howard Bell of Bell Hospitality, LLC. Chef K, a native of Italy who is behind Chef K Cooking, helped create and design the restaurant and menu. Chef K Cooking is a Hampton Roads company specializing in catering, recipes, and other products like spice rubs, sauces, and low-fat, healthy cookbooks.

The menu for Fortress Southern Food & Spirits includes sandwiches and burgers, soups, salads, and entrees such as steaks, pastas, crab cakes, and Southern Spicy Chicken N’ Waffles, plus a variety of desserts.Hours of operation for Fortress are Thursday through Saturday 4pm to 10pm and Sunday noon to 6pm. For more information, visit

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