With its longtime tenant on the way out, a restaurant property between the Fan and Carytown is in the hands of a new owner, whose intentions for the building remain a mystery.
Johnny Giavos said his group will open the Continental Manchester, as well as a small market, likely a Stella’s Grocery, in the City View Marketplace development.
The coffee shop chain is planning to construct a freestanding location in place of the former Pizza Hut restaurant at 10141 Hull Street Road in the Big Lots-anchored Rockwood Square Shopping Center.
After its first attempt to get into the Richmond market fell flat, the Canadian chain of axe-throwing bars is back with a location next to Strangeways Brewing and across from Circuit Arcade Bar.
A Northern Virginia-based pizza chain has signed on at the mixed-use project at 805 W. Cary St., where it will join Pita Pit and the city’s first Sonic.
“It just seemed like a really good investment we might be able to figure out, even with all the other things we have going on,” said co-owner Herbie Abernethy.
Shockoe Bottom bar owner Michael Britt is hoping a buyer might come tapping at his chamber door.
The ebb and flow of the local restaurant scene was on full display in 2019, as both local upstarts and new-to-market concepts made their presence known in the region.
Local pit master Chris Davis hit two milestones in Church Hill in recent months.
Things have soured for a local donut shop chain, which this month closed two of its out-of-town locations amid a pair of lawsuits filed against it and its founder.