Photo taken by Kate Thompson of Betty Clicker Photography

Playlist: Jet-Setting with Betty Clicker

We’ve been working with Kate Thompson for quite a while now. You may recognize her as Betty Clicker, a childhood nickname that’s become her photography alias, and in the words of Kate, her figurative superwoman cape. Kate’s work carries distinct characteristics of deliberate composition, attention to atmosphere and wonderful, honest simplicity. Long story short —...
April 14, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford

Exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford

When we heard that our friend Kate (who you may recognize as Betty Clicker) was planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest, we knew that we had to coordinate a day trip exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford. In addition to being fantastic hosts, Anu and Chris are also incredibly involved and well-respected within...
Quail Hunt Cocktail Roundup

Quail Hunt Cocktail Roundup

With our 4th Annual Quail Hunt right around the corner, everything is abuzz around Ledbury HQ. The Quail Hunt is our most anticipated event of the year — an opportunity for us to connect with customers, friends and partners near and far to share great food, drink, music and even a s’more by the bonfire....
November 05, 2015 — Mel Calabro
Cruising on the Nancy Jane

Cruising on the Nancy Jane

The Chesapeake Bay is still, to this day, peppered with deadrise workboats, traditionally used by watermen for crabbing, oystering or clamming. The traditional deadrise design is wooden-hulled with a sharp bow that softens into a flat V-shape, although some are modified to feature a flat bottom. The vessels are true workhorses — they move fairly...
October 03, 2015 — Mel Calabro

Eat Your Greens with Shalom Farms

Shalom Farms is a 6-acre sustainable farm located just outside of Richmond that’s devoted to combatting our cities growing food desert issue and bringing fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables to the underserved communities in our city. We paid them a short and sweet visit this month to see what’s good in their fall harvest and...
October 02, 2015 — Molly Szkotak
How to Cure Arctic Char with Metzger Bar & Butchery

How to Cure Arctic Char with Metzger Bar & Butchery

Metzger Bar & Butchery is one of the newest additions to Church Hill’s growing restaurant scene. Executive Chef and Co-Owner Brittanny Anderson and the Metzger family have received accolades near and far — Brittanny was voted “Rising Culinary Star, 2014 ” at Richmond’s annual Elby Awards, Metzger was voted “Restaurant of the Year, 2015” by...

Dine: Farm Dinner with LONGOVEN

In keeping with modern traditions, we first discovered LONGOVEN via Instagram - their gorgeously composed plates and sophisticatedly curated feed instantly caught our eye (and stomach). LONGOVEN comprises a trio: Chefs Patrick Phelan and Andrew Manning, and Pastry Chef (Dominique Ansel mentee) Megan Fitzroy Phelan; and while they don’t currently have a permanent brick-and-mortar home,...
Interview: Ben Burakoff of Pizza 2000

Interview: Ben Burakoff of Pizza 2000

If you’ve been following us for a while now, you would know that much of what we do revolves around food and drink. We love a good rye (Bulleit to be exact) a great brew (Hardywood is most seen around the office), and if you've ever been to a Ledbury party you would know that...