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Halcyon nesting in former Magpie spot

Halcyon nesting in former Magpie spot

Michael Thompson May 17, 2016 0

A vacant Carver restaurant space is ready to come back to life. First-time restaurant owner Matt Shelton plans to open Halcyon Bar & Grill at 1301 W. Leigh St. on May 23 in the

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$1.7M deal to transform longtime Arby’s location

$1.7M deal to transform longtime Arby’s location

Michael Thompson May 4, 2016 10

A group of franchisees of a fast-growing chain of chicken restaurants forked over seven figures to land the brand’s first location in the city of Richmond. A Zaxby’s franchise is planned to open this

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Peter Chang orders Short Pump combo

Peter Chang orders Short Pump combo

Richmond BizSense April 29, 2016 4

A popular chef and restaurateur is doubling up in Short Pump. Peter Chang plans to open a new restaurant at 11408 W. Broad St. in the Short Pump Village Shopping Center, just a few

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New Manchester pizza joint brings owner full circle

New Manchester pizza joint brings owner full circle

Michael Thompson April 25, 2016 2

  Hoping to capitalize on a spurt of redevelopment in his family’s old neighborhood, a local restaurant owner has set up shop in Manchester. Ironclad Pizza Grill opened April 8 at 924 McDonough St.

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Beer and pizza on tap for vacant W. Broad St. space

Beer and pizza on tap for vacant W. Broad St. space

Michael Thompson April 19, 2016 0

As parts of the Richmond food scene evolve, an out-of-town restaurant chain is betting certain American favorites will always be in demand. Pies and Pints plans to open this summer at 2035 W. Broad

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Sweet Frog founder takes new brand to Midlothian, Colonial Heights

Sweet Frog founder takes new brand to Midlothian, Colonial Heights

Michael Thompson April 14, 2016 2

Derek Cha is back in full-on expansion mode. The founder and former head of locally based frozen yogurt giant Sweet Frog is ramping up the growth plan for his new venture, a fast casual

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New brewhouse cleared for takeoff at RIC

New brewhouse cleared for takeoff at RIC

Michael Thompson April 7, 2016 0

A new beer-centric restaurant is on tap for Richmond International Airport, capping off two years of renovations and updates to RIC’s food spots and watering holes. Cross Grain Brewhouse plans to open by July

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Taco truck titan takes on former Belvidere at Broad space

Taco truck titan takes on former Belvidere at Broad space

Michael Thompson April 5, 2016 0

Having built a following with his taco-centric food trucks, Patrick Harris is trying his hand at a more upscale venture in a long vacant property at the crossroads of Broad Street’s ongoing downtown evolution.

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Italian eatery slips out of Shockoe and into the Hilton

Italian eatery slips out of Shockoe and into the Hilton

Michael Thompson March 30, 2016 0

With its new space reserved on East Broad Street, a longtime downtown restaurant is checking out of its space in Shockoe Slip. La Grotta restaurant announced Tuesday plans to vacate its space at 1218 E.

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Richmond burger chain makes expansion plan a double

Richmond burger chain makes expansion plan a double

Michael Thompson March 28, 2016 0

A local burger joint has cooked up two new locations. Burger Bach, founded in Richmond in 2012, plans to open this summer at 2050 Bond St. in Charlottesville and at 101 Heaths Way Drive

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