“The goal is to turn TBT into a regional force,” said owner Carlos Ordaz-Nunez. “It bums me out when chains that aren’t from Richmond or Virginia are just showing up like, ‘Hi, we’re here.’”
The future restaurant building is the first piece of a broader redevelopment of the Willow Place shopping center, which owner Sauer Properties said will get two new anchor tenants.
The owners, two Midlothian natives, signed a lease to open a third location at 12120 W. Broad St. in West Broad Marketplace.
Three sibling real estate agents have purchased the West End bakery. They plan to stick to the same successful playbook crafted by founder Laurie Blakey.
Julia Battaglini, who co-owns Secco Wine Bar with Dave Martin, said they’re looking forward to getting a break from running a restaurant and instead being the ones dining in.
Gather & Hem has replaced Thirst and Fifth featuring 20 beer taps, compared to the previous pub’s six taps.
Blue Cow Ice Cream Co. plans to open in June at 7017 Three Chopt Road in the Publix-anchored Village Shopping Center.
ELYA was forced to reconsider the use of its signature fridges to sell its prepared meals and it launched home delivery service for them instead.
MPM Tiki Bar at 11275 W. Broad St., which a co-owner described as an upscale sports bar, serves items from the family’s other Richmond restaurants.
The name is a nod to both an old dog the owners had who always ran with one of his hind legs hovering off the ground, and the three types of alcohol they offer.