Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Food + Beverage

Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

Crumbl Cookies Chain Is Heading To The Peninsula

HAMPTON-The national cookie chain Crumbl Cookies is eyeing two locations on the Peninsula. Spencer Rowe recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area to open a Crumbl Cookies in Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. While an exact opening date has not...

New Town Hosts Happy Hour Events Featuring Local Breweries

JAMES CITY-Three local breweries are partnering with New Town to host a series of Happy Hour events on Thursdays on Main Street. The Happy Hour events will be held from 4 to 7 pm, starting this Thursday, June 17, with...

Cava Now Open in The Marketplace At Tech Center

NEWPORT NEWS-The Mediterranean food chain Cava recently opened a second location on the Peninsula. Cava opened in May at The Marketplace at Tech Center in the former Zoe’s Kitchen. Cava is a chain restaurant that specializes in fresh, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine....

Blue Crab & Purple Pig Bistro Set To Open In Poquoson

What do you get when you cross a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef, whose cooking made a splash in the Coast Guard, with an abandoned KenTacoHut building in Poquoson? Blue Crab & Purple Pig Bistro, of course. Located at 8...

Newport News Bake Shop Featured on “Good Morning America”

NEWPORT NEWS-The new bakery O’s Cakes was recently featured on the ABC morning news program “Good Morning America.” On June 8, GMA ran a segment featuring O’s Cakes co-owners, Olajuwon Bynoe and his wife, Aysia, who opened the bake shop...

Oishii Restaurant Receives Business Appreciation Award

WILLIAMSBURG-Amy Lau and David Lam, co-owners of Oishii, an Asian restaurant on Prince George Street that specializes in Ramen and sushi, were recently recognized by the City of Williamsburg with the 2021 Business Appreciation Award. Mayor Doug Pons presented the...

Aromas World Leaving City Center

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News location of Aromas is relocating from its current spot near the fountains of City Center to the space previously occupied by Moe’s Southwest Grill across Warwick Boulevard from the Christopher Newport University Campus. “Our lease at...

New Seafood Restaurant Opening This Summer In Williamsburg

YORK-A new seafood restaurant is coming this summer to the Williamsburg area. Nekeya Boyd, founder and owner of Nekeya’s Tasteful Creations, is opening Nekeya’s Seafood Café  at 455 Merrimac Trail on July 1. The establishment will also serve as a...

Billsburg Brewery Hosts Ice Cream Social For Dogs

JAMES CITY-Billsburg Brewery is going to the dogs. The brewery is partnering with The Nautical Dog to host an ice cream social for dogs on June 16 in part to raise awareness and support for Heritage Humane Society. “Everyone can bring...

BurgerFi Will Open In York County On June 19

YORK-A new burger establishment will soon join the fray in Williamsburg. York County announced the burger joint BurgerFi will open in June on Mooretown Road in the Victory Village Shopping Center. The new BurgerFi location in Williamsburg is scheduled to...

New Bake Shop Opens On Merrimac Trail

JAMES CITY-Those with a sweet tooth can get their fix at the new Parties Galore Cakes & More bake shop on Merrimac Trail. A grand opening for the new business was held on May 22. Owner Teirra Caines decided to...

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Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

Crumbl Cookies Chain Is Heading To The Peninsula

HAMPTON-The national cookie chain Crumbl Cookies is eyeing two locations on the Peninsula. Spencer Rowe recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area to open a Crumbl Cookies in Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. While an exact opening date has not...