A restaurant row of sorts is forming in Union Hill, with a new pizzeria grabbing a slice of the stretch of Jefferson Avenue that’s home to Alamo BBQ, Union Market and the forthcoming North End Juice Co.
Local restaurateurs have been pummeled by empty dining rooms, reduced volume and a reliance on takeout and delivery during the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed another business, this one a high-end steakhouse that’s been a fixture of Richmond’s downtown dining scene since the early 2000s.
As state dining restrictions begin to relax with the prospect of limited outdoor seating, the new owner of a seasonal restaurant along the river in eastern Henrico is expecting to capitalize on the times when he reopens his revamped version in coming weeks.
Just as to-go has become the go-to for getting restaurant food, a Richmond startup has launched an app intended to make takeout easier.
Charred got burned by the virus downturn, but owners Walied Sanie and James Baldwin are staying on their toes to keep the month-old restaurant alive.
While many local restaurants have closed abruptly during the coronavirus downturn, one Richmond restaurant group quickly reopened an outpost in Scott’s Addition it had closed when the economy was stronger.
A Shockoe Bottom eatery has tapped out permanently, while its sister restaurant in the West End continues cooking.
Read and see highlights of the inaugural episode of BizSense’s new online series of coronavirus-related panel discussions, featuring Johnny Giavos, Rick Lyon and Harold Vega.
Construction, food and beverage, retail and others are able to continue operating onsite following the governor’s order Monday to shut down non-essential businesses and schools.