Good Cheer

Good Cheer

James and Isabel Eckrosh of The Dog & Pig Show share holiday traditions with a dash of nostalgia. The holidays are as much about tradition as they are spreading good cheer. We like to think that at the end of the day, a good meal is more about who you have sitting around the table...
November 18, 2016 — Mel Calabro
How To: Cocktail Infusions with Belle Isle

How To: Cocktail Infusions with Belle Isle

On a recent Friday afternoon, we were lucky enough to hang out at the local distillery of our neighbors Belle Isle Craft Spirits which is just a block from Ledbury headquarters. We met with Gregg Brooks, Belle Isle’s Director of Production who is the evil genius behind those flavors you can’t get enough of like...
August 10, 2016 — Molly Szkotak
How To: Healthy At-Home Cooking Hacks

How To: Healthy At-Home Cooking Hacks

With 2016 well under way we're always thinking of healthier and more sustainable ways to change up our daily routines. The bracing January air is a prime time to start new routines (seriously!) so we recruited seasoned nutrition coach and trainer Will Maloney to share his tips for healthy - and more importantly simple -...
January 12, 2016 — Molly Szkotak
Drink: Pink Gin

Drink: Pink Gin

Inspired by her recent trip to Baltimore, Arielle Goldman mixed up a custom cocktail for us that will help you greet 2016 with rose-colored glasses. In the new year, I resolve to drink like a sailor. Gin hasn’t always been a go-to for me (blame it on the cheap G&Ts of my twenties), but lately...
January 12, 2016 — Molly Szkotak

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...
The Battle of Puebla

The Battle of Puebla

There is something different about today. It’s Monday, and Mondays are always a little strange. Maybe it’s those colorful flags intentionally draped between two monotone office buildings around the corner. It’s a nice pop of color. You nod approvingly and keep moving. Then as you pass by the Tex-Mex lunch spot, you glimpse some streamers...