Oysters, hold the cheese

Harold Lewis and Paul Nelson headed east to open a raw bar and grill in the vacation town of Urbanna.

Kubaccha cometh


Manny Mendez of Kuba Kuba and Chris DiLauro of Bacchus are launching a restaurant on Forrest Hill.

The Stew: Restaurant roundup for 5.2.12

A meaty stew this week: Richmond’s first Food Truck Court, continued coverage of the fro-yo craze, new menus at restaurants all over town and a few restaurants closing.

Revolving restaurants

tower fish

Tower Fish House, which was formerly Byram’s Lobster House for 70 years, quietly closed in March after a one-month run.

Burgers that make you say booyah


Two Richmond restaurateurs are opening a Mooyah Burgers location at the Corner at Short Pump this year.

The Stew: Restaurant roundup for 3.28.12

The latest edition of the Stew serves up some new chefs and new restaurants in the Fan, Carytown and Ashland, plus a new brewery and a restaurant lawsuit.

Construction site creates legal debris


A restaurant and hookah bar near VCU claims the university destroyed its business when it started building a dorm next door and turned the neighborhood into a construction zone that blocked parking and scared off customers.

A second scoop of Gelati Celesti


After serving sweet treats in the West End for 28 years, the local ice cream shop is finally crossing the James River and adding a second location.

Cupcakes for breakfast


A local bakery is more than doubling its space in May, and it’s opening earlier.