The taqueria and Mediterranean spots are replacing previous Hatch residents Odyssey Fish and Sincero, respectively.
“Specialty coffee sometimes comes with the air of a snooty vibe,” said Parousia Coffee co-owner Jimmy Garcia said. “There’s a gap for people who want to experience good coffee but are scared by it.”
Citizen has flipped its last burger in Richmond after a seven-year run and sold its assets to the owner of Jannat Indian Cuisine at 7801 W. Broad St.
It’s the latest deal for Duke Dodson’s firm, which has been increasingly active in real estate acquisition and development since getting out of the property management business last summer.
“About a year ago I said I’d get out and do something that provides a bit more happiness,” Lewis said of his career about-face. “I figured it was now or never.”
It’ll be the first Richmond-area location for Fogo de Chão and will bring new life to the building for the first time since Kona closed in 2019.
Emilio Peiro once had three Emilio’s locations before getting out of the business in 2012. Now he’s preparing to open a new restaurant in the city.
With members of a prolific local restaurant family moving in, a long-dormant VCU-area building is about to get its mojo back.
A former Chesterfield School Board member said the fast-growing area has been on his radar to expand his restaurant franchise, which now consists of three locations in the region.
Amid a changing market for how art house and independent films are viewed, the owner of Movieland at Boulevard Square is looking to convert the complex’s Criterion Cinemas building into a new use.