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Extended stay extends its reach

Extended stay extends its reach

Al Harris October 28, 2009 0

A new extended-stay hotel chain has its sights set on the Richmond area, starting with a new property in Colonial Heights, which opens in the next few weeks.

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Hotelier finishing new Hilton, hiring 100

Hotelier finishing new Hilton, hiring 100

Al Harris October 13, 2009 3

While some hotel operators have lost footing in the past 12 months, Chester-based Shamin Hotels has gained ground by adding 10 hotels to its portfolio. Its brand-new crown jewel, the Hilton at Short Pump,

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Infuzion reopens, but hold the ice

Infuzion reopens, but hold the ice

Al Harris September 25, 2009 6

More than a year from the day it closed, Infuzion emerges from a deep freeze, this time with new owners and no ice bar — at least not for now

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Cafe Caturra opens in Short Pump

Cafe Caturra opens in Short Pump

Trevor Dickerson September 22, 2009 2

Cafe Caturra has opened its fourth Richmond location in the Short Pump Crossing shopping center, near Ukrop’s

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Flay throws down in Va. again

Flay throws down in Va. again

Mashalla Mukadam September 18, 2009 0

Richmond restaurant owner Francis Daniel will be a judge on the next episode of Food Network’s “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.”

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New restaurant brings the farmhouse to Shockoe Slip

New restaurant brings the farmhouse to Shockoe Slip

Al Harris August 14, 2009 4

A veteran of the food service industry who has worked for national chains such as Starbucks and Panera has returned to Richmond to launch a new concept in Shockoe Slip.

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Sayonara: Sushi bar closes

Sayonara: Sushi bar closes

Al Harris August 12, 2009 2

A city sushi bar recently closed its doors. One block over a coffee shop also closed, but is reopening with new owners.

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The Republic takes over Cabo’s, and other restaurant news

The Republic takes over Cabo’s, and other restaurant news

Al Harris August 3, 2009 1

Several restaurants are popping up across Richmond, filling in vacant spaces and promising to add options downtown and in the Fan.

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A coffee-fueled expansion

A coffee-fueled expansion

Al Harris July 15, 2009 0

A local café chain is gearing up to open its newest location this fall. The coffee-house meets -wine-bar also is reported to now have some backing from the parent company of Outback Steakhouse.

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French bistro coming to the Slip

French bistro coming to the Slip

Al Harris June 25, 2009 4

Dubbed Bouchon, the restaurant will dish up Provençal cuisine from chef Francis Devilliers. Bouchon, which is French for “traffic jam”, is being retrofitted at 1209 E. Cary St. in the space previously occupied by

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