Monday, January 24, 2022

Food + Beverage

New Mexican Restaurant Slated To Open In Surry This Summer

SURRY-Longtime restaurateur Luis Pedraza hopes to open Morelia Mexican Restaurant on the main drag in Surry by summer 2022. While Pedraza has already purchased the vacant building located at 11487 Rolfe Highway, he's currently awaiting approval from a lender...

Creative Cuisines Teams With Chef Hans Schadler On New Wine Dinner Series

WILLIAMSBURG-Creative Cuisines, a catering business on Garrison Drive in Williamsburg, is partnering with Chef Hans Schadler on a new monthly wine dinner series. Noreen Graziano, owner of Creative Cuisines, first approached Schadler about the idea of collaborating after he parted...

Celebrate Mardi Gras At Busch Gardens Starting January 28

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg will hold a Mardi Gras celebration throughout the park on weekends from January 28 through February 27. Festivity highlights include live jazz music, special food menu items, an all-new cirque show, and other entertainment. Roughly 30 specialty...

Williamsburg Offers Many Choices to Celebrate National Hot Tea Month

WILLIAMSBURG-January is National Hot Tea Month and many local establishments continue the English tradition of holding afternoon tea as a sociable event for friends and family. Not to be confused with high tea, which offers a heavier fare like meats,...

Virginia ABC Stores Alter Operating Hours

Beginning Monday, January 24, those who have become accustomed to adding an ABC run to their morning chores will need to adjust their schedules. Due to an increasing number of employees being affected by covid-19 making it difficult to...

Blue Talon Bistro In Williamsburg Planning A New Outdoor Patio

WILLIAMSBURG-An outdoor patio located at Blue Talon Bistro on Prince George Street in downtown Williamsburg may become a permanent fixture for the restaurant. On January 19, The Planning Commission for the City of Williamsburg approved a request from Colonial Williamsburg...

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers One Step Closer To Coming To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-On January 19, The Planning Commission for The City of Williamsburg approved a location for Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. The fast-food restaurant chain, which first announced plans to open in Williamsburg in October 2021, hopes to construct a new...

Williamsburg Winery Wins Gold Medal In San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

JAMES CITY-A Williamsburg Winery wine recently earned an award in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest wine competition in the United States. On January 18, it was announced that Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier was awarded a gold...