Restaurants

The Bean isn’t jumping

Baja Bean Co. and its landlord have signed a new three-year lease.

Once more, with curry

An upscale Indian restaurant is slated to open next month in the space that housed Byram’s Lobster House for decades and Tower Fish House for days.

Ribs, grits and guajillo chilies

A pair of Capital Ale House employees are launching a restaurant in Jackson Ward with a twist on Southern cuisine.

New restaurant’s motto: All aboard

Flatheads, a floating restaurant aboard a 78-foot yacht that a year ago was on the bottom of the James River, should be open by the end of the month.

The icing on the cake

A Richmond cupcake shop is betting that Charlottesville has as big a sweet tooth as Richmond does.

Monday Q&A: Open season for shucking

Ryan and Travis Croxton, owners of Rappahannock River Oysters, are opening Rappahannock at Third and Grace streets.
The 10-year-old oyster business has opened two other operations this year: An oyster bar in Washington’s Union Market and a tasting room at one of their three oyster farms in Topping, Va.

The king, with a side of guac

Austin-based Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant chain known for its eclectic decor and homages to Elvis, has signed a lease at West Broad Village.

How a laundry room becomes a kitchen

Some familiar faces from two popular Richmond restaurants are ripping the washers and dryers out of an old Church Hill laundromat and opening a farm-to-table joint where the menu is a living document.