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

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

French “Feast” for Lunch

Just wanted to share a quick picture of a scrumptious lunch I “made” this week.  The best part was that there was no cooking!  I thought of it as a very French meal because the image my mom always recalls of her time in France is eating a fresh baguette and block of cheese.  This … Continue reading