“We talked about it when we would purchase packaged ethnic food like Indian and Thai. Like, ‘Couldn’t you see Ethiopian food in this market?’ It’s something we’ve dreamed of.”
“This small space is begging people to come drink liquor and swim into the sounds,” Josh Novicki said of the new concept.
Founded in 2015 by University of Richmond alumnae Michell Walrath, Organic Krush opened the Short Pump outpost in July 2019, as the company’s first location in Virginia.
The ruling at Tuesday’s hearing leaves KavaClub and founder Fred Bryant in continued regulatory limbo, which began shortly after it announced its plans to open at the beginning of the year and serve the psychoactive drink kava.
Erin Powell, who started the business in 2014, is selling the company and its location at Village Shopping Center in Henrico to Chelsea Binder.
Sarah and Jeremy Chapman are reheating an expansion plan they had put on the back on the burner during the pandemic.
A national chain of to-go coffee spots with more than 100 location has its eye on Chesterfield, and has indicated interest in at least two stores in the county.
“I’ve been looking at (that area) for years but just waiting for the perfect moment,” Macias said of what will be his seventh restaurant in the region.
The chain is planning to convert the long-vacant former Wells Fargo branch near Glenside Drive. It’s one of several former bank branches in the region it has reinvented as coffee shops.
Fresh off the opening of its first Richmond-area restaurant in June, the New York-based burger joint is back for seconds.