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5 Simple Dinners for When You Need a Break from Cooking

A few times a year I get burnt out on cooking. Rather than rely on delivery or dinners out, simplifying helps me work through the rut. Using a dinner …

Cooking

Sweet-and-Sour Green Beans

Step 1<p>Cook bacon and onion in a Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until browned. Transfer bacon mixture to a plate, …

Recipes

Anthony Bourdain's Boeuf Bourguignon - The Washington Post

Season the meat well with salt and pepper.<p>Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over high heat. As soon as the oil shimmers, add the meat in batches and sear on all sides until it is well browned (not gray). If you dump too much meat in the pot at the same time, you'll overcrowd it; cool the thing down and …

Coq au Vin (Chicken Braised in Red Wine) Recipe

A lot of <i>coq au vin</i> recipes have you braise the bird for hours. That's fine when you're doing it the traditional way with a tough old rooster, but it doesn't work well for the tender roasting hens most of us use today. This recipe delivers a rich and deeply flavored braise with red wine, mushrooms, …

Baked Mushroom Risotto Is the Sexiest Vegan Dinner We Know

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 300°F. Rinse the dried mushrooms lightly to remove any dust or grit. Place the mushrooms in a …

Beef & Broccoli Fried Rice Is All Your Takeout Faves at Once

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick frying pan or wok over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the beef, break it up into small …

Food & Dining

Black Bean and Corn Salad II Recipe

"This salad is very colorful and includes a very tasty lime dressing."<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup fresh lime juice<p>1/2 cup olive oil<p>1 clove garlic, minced<p>1 …

spring salad with new potatoes

I think that if we’re going to continue to be grand old friends, you’re going to have to admit that you at least occasionally wish you could have …

Pasta al Pomodoro

4 servings<p>The secret to this simple tomato-based pasta recipe? Pasta water and butter. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely …

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

makes 4 sandwiches<p>January 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hot Chili Mayo<p>2/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)*<p>Meatballs<p>1 pound ground pork<p>1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>3 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce …

Building the Sauer Center

×<p><i>Whole Foods will anchor the Sauer Center development. (Rendering courtesy Freeman Morgan Architects)</i><p>Walls came tumbling down during the winter at …

Lemaire and Shagbark earn AAA Four Diamond rating again

Two restaurants in the Richmond region earned a AAA Four Diamond rating this year.

Richmond

The winners are in for the 2018 Elbys: Joe Sparatta, Dutch & Co., Richmond Restaurant Group and Little Saint take home the big wins

Roughly 800 Richmond restaurant industry owners, staffers and supporters converged on the Main Street Station’s train shed in Shockoe Bottom on …

Food & Dining

Dutch and Company wins Richmond restaurant of the year

RICHMOND, Va. — Over 800 people, both restaurant staff and patron, gathered Sunday night at Main Street Station for the 7th Annual Elby Awards.<p>The …

New restaurant: Pizza & Beer of Richmond opening in May in Cary Street Station

An upscale beer and pizza restaurant by EAT Restaurant Partners will be opening in the Cary Street Station residential and commercial development …

Restaurants

What to Eat, Drink, and Do in Richmond, Virginia

The historic Southern city offers outdoor adventures, incredible eats, and plenty of charm.<p>It’s fashionable for in-the-know foodies to rave about …

Five Faves: Trends to Sink Your Teeth Into in 2017

×<p><i>The Got Your Goat sandwich at The Fancy Biscuit (Photo by Jay Paul)</i><p>1. Secret Menus: Sea Greens and Poke<p><i>$11 at East Coast Provisions</i><p>Richmond doesn’t …

Food

Olio in the Fan Rebrands as Branch & Vine

×<p>1 of 3<p><i>Photo by Stephanie Breijo</i><p>×<p>2 of 3<p><i>Branch & Vine's new Spicy Sausage flatbread featuring local sausage, Aleppo pepper, red onion, provolone,</i> …

Bread

Richmond Food News: Week of Jan. 2-6

×<p><i>Gimme pizza, P-I-Z-Z-A: Richmond's got a slew of pizza options for pizza parties or casual pizza-involved gatherings alike, including the newly</i> …

All Hail the Caring Economy

×<p><i>Blanchard's coffee beans, sourced from Nicaragua (Photo courtesy Blanchard's Coffee Roasting Co.)</i><p>It began with rain jackets and school supplies, …

Coffee

Alluring Assets

×<p>1 of 5<p><i>The James cocktail, comprising Old Forester bourbon, rosemary cordial, fresh lime juice and mole bitters, garnished with salted caramel and a</i> …

Food Preservation

All of Our Richmond Food Reviews From 2016

Progress in the local food and drink scene continues, unabated. So we're guessing there's a few places you might have missed.JanuaryFood Review: With …

grilled cheese

Moveable Feast: What We Ate and Drank in Richmond in 2016

I get exhausted just thinking about 2016. And I’m not even including politics. The Richmond dining scene is an energetic, even superhumanly strong …

Arby'S

Perly’s named best brunch spot in Virginia

The website Refinery29 picked the best brunch spots in every state and Perly’s Restaurant & Delicatessen in downtown Richmond was the pick for …

Updated

Richmond restaurant closings (and openings) for snow storm 2017<p><b>Confirmed open:</b><p>Acacia<p>Alchemy Coffee<p>Ardent Craft Ales<p>Amour Wine Bistro open for Lunch …

Secret Sandwich Society opens and The Crazy Greek space will see more Greek

<b>I</b>t looks like that ABC license finally came through for the <b>Secret Sandwich Society</b> at 501 E. Grace St. The restaurant opened Nov. 17.<p>This is the …

Make Your Own Hyperlocal Radio Station

By modifying an FM transmitter for MP3 players<p>Ever dream of becoming a radio personality? While tinkering with an FM transmitter for MP3 players, engineer Denise Lee realized she could boost its range to turn her music into a radio show. “This is the cheapest form of broadcast technology,” she …

Arduino

Only 36 People Have Solved The Internet's Hardest Puzzle

Over time, we've put together quite a collection of puzzles and riddles for the internet's aspiring geniuses and code-breakers. Some test your eagle …