Restaurant Review: Brookville Brunch

Brookville Restaurant is on the historic, downtown mall in Charlottesville, located directly above one of my favorite restaurants there, the Whiskey Jar.  The menu might give the impression of casual fare with seemingly simple dishes in which some form of pork often makes an appearance.  The chef’s so-called “meat-centric” menu is far from lacking in … Continue reading

New Food Discovery: Avocado Tempura at Ten

I may have a new favorite food thanks to Ten Sushi.  Mayonnaise was my first food crush, but now I’m head-over-heels for avocado tempura.  I recently visited Ten Sushi on the downtown mall with my Dad, a fellow seafood lover, for dinner, and I must report that it was fantastic.  It’s one of the two … Continue reading

Restaurant Wish List and The Whiskey Jar

My family has just relocated to Charlottesville, and I’m enjoying my first summer here as a permanent resident.  I have a long and continually growing list of restaurants in town that I’m dying to try, and I’ve finally found a way to organize and keep track of those that I have been to and those … Continue reading

Zocalo during Cville Power Outage

Part of Charlottesville has had a power outage for the last day and a half.  My house didn’t have power, and driving from my neighborhood into downtown Charlottesville, I could see the exact point at which the power outage ended and the rest of the city had power because all of a sudden the stop … Continue reading

Cville Goodies

Another new post!  Hooray!  I’m trying to get back in the swing of posting, so I’m churning out a bunch right in a row.  This quickie is about two great restaurants in Charlottesville that I want to draw some attention to.  First is a brand new place I visited today for lunch, called the Citizen … Continue reading