The new owner of the long-running Devil’s Triangle bar also owns a restaurant in Chester.
“We want the restaurant to have that feeling of, ‘Oh, we’re going to grandma’s house,’ but it’s the cool grandma,” said co-owner Mike Lindsey, formerly of EAT Restaurant Partners.
Field to Fire, operating out of food-and-beverage incubator Hatch Kitchen RVA on the Southside, plans to launch with an inaugural popup event.
It’s the third time since the start of the pandemic that a national restaurant brand has exited the neighborhood.
The local café-and-market chain made the move to cuts costs amid the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
While Chris Ripp couldn’t keep it in the family, he found a way to make sure the longtime Carytown restaurant remained a family business with attentive owners.
“It is an iconic coffee location in Richmond. In many ways, it has tracked the development of the Richmond coffee scene,” said owner David Blanchard.
The local chain of neighborhood markets run by restaurateurs Katrina and Johnny Giavos is extending its reach into the West End.
On the heels of Starbucks’s departure from the neighborhood, Grit Coffee has planted its flag in Richmond.
TBT El Gallo will sell tacos, burritos and tortas when it takes over 2118 W. Cary St. in October.