RVA Foodie Spotlight: Lots of Pizza & The Perfect Pear

by | Dec 3, 2020 | EAT DRINK

Back to it here on our weekly RVA Foodie Spotlight. You know it — we love the foods. And of all the dishes in the world, nothing tastes quite as good as the ones made right here in the River City. 

So in the spirit of eating ourselves into food comas in Richmond, we’re spotlighting our favorite local restaurants each week with the best #RVAFoodie finds around town. We’ll be searching weekly for the best of delicious local food porn in our community, from amazing restaurants to chefs, food trucks, pop-ups and more. Here’s a few close-to-home favorites this week to follow on Instagram. This week is quite stacked after the holiday rush.

If you’ve got an awesome restaurant to spotlight, reach out to john@rvamag.com! Support local, RVA! 

#RVAFoodie This Week

@barsolitarva

#HuevosRancheros My love runs deep for Huevos Rancheros. There are few things I enjoy as much as a good Huevos Rancheros in the morning. Bar Solita serves this one up looking so fresh and so clean. YUMM

@bocataarepabar

#Parrilla As Richmond’s first and only Arepa Bar. you can get amazing loaded up corn cakes. So many options for new flavors for your tastebuds.

@lillie.pearl.rva

#FriedOkra Lillie Southern Cuisine with a touch of global influence, feels homemade in the best ways. Kinda food that warms you up.

lilliepearlrva.com

#ChickenCurry Jamaica House Restaurant here in RVA does not have its own Instagram that we could find. BUT plenty of people tag them in their quest for real Jamaican food made from scratch.

Jamaica House Restaurant

@sbslakesideloveshack

#Shackuterie The love shack is a little old place where we can get together. In lakeside this spot gives you all the warm fuzzies, freshly picked food platters daily. Check their Instagram for their fun and delicious daily fare!

sbsloveshack.net

@pupatellarva

#Burrata Cheese me please. Fresh Italian everything here, and certified by Assosialzione Verace Pizza Napoletana. That means it’s serious Italian eats.

pupatellarva.com/menu-and-hours

@pizzabeerrva

#VeganPizza PBR is an amazing hang, and has many delicious pizza creations. Here is an amazing looking pizza for vegetarians and vegans, wood-fired and ready to demolish.

linktr.ee/PBRVA

@rvawoodfiredpizza

#mobilePizza Traveling Pizza Magicians, yes — that sounds good. Keep up with them online for the latest plans. Get to them for some personal wood fire pizzas that will make your tongue slap your brain.

linktr.ee/rivercitywoodfire

@carmelas_rva

#WhitePizza This looks so good. Very nice Authentic Sicilian Pizza and food. Their entire Instagram is full of pizza porn. WANT PIZZA NOW!

carmelasrichmond.com

@redsaltrva

#BaoBuns This Sushi Chophouse is a new one I’m just finding out about. It has two of my favorite things in one spot. It requires a visit for further exploration into the flavors that need to get in my belly.

I also could not help but add this very interesting dessert feature from them below. This is a pear dessert over chocolate that’s Gluten Free and looks amazing. Maybe a wee bit sexual, with the long stare here and all. But I will totally dive in and so lovingly enjoy it.

www.redsaltrva.com

That’s all for this week’s #RVAFoodie. See you next week, Richmond!

If you have ideas or favorite spots please do reach out to john@rvamag.com!

John Reinhold

John Reinhold

John Reinhold is currently CXO of Inkwell Ventures Inc. which owns and operates RVA Magazine and GayRVA. Also, he is a deejay with PLF, husband and father to a couple of great kids.




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