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Food in Richmond? Whats local favorite

sjomansbiff Mar 20, 2009 09:51 AM

I just moved here from Durham, NC and am looking for killer places to eat at. I don't care for fancy. I appreciate great local produce prepared correctly! Black Sheep, 8 1/2, and Lulus are a few that I have found that I enjoy. Please advise!

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    NXS Mar 20, 2009 10:01 AM

    Millies, Azzurro, Little Venice

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      Janet from Richmond Mar 20, 2009 11:13 AM

      Millie's, Edo's Squid, Mediterraneo, Osaka, Sushi O, Thai Diner Too, Comfort, Kuba Kuba

      1. hopkid Mar 21, 2009 02:17 PM

        In addition to NXS and Janet's recs:

        Mamma Zu, Si Tapas, Six Burner, Tortillera San Luis, Alexander's BBQ, Coppola's, Can Can

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          AMFM Mar 21, 2009 03:43 PM

          DD33, mama cucina, ichiban, malabar, istanbul, sensi, acacia (last two are a bit fancy but really good)
          these are some of the best places here (other than ones already mentioned but can't say any other than acacia will have a fresh local produce bent). just good.

          fresh/local - the edible garden is nice.

          not restaurant but... de luca gelato is a good local place too

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            pollychowing Mar 21, 2009 07:31 PM

            I'm almost embarrassed to recommend Pegasus at Libbie and Patterson, but we keep going back for the consistently good food and value. They have the crispy outside, juicy inside oysters I demand, good veal and fish dishes, and the best calves liver ever (special on Thurs, I think). It is well populated by geriatric customers, it appears (I am one), but it has never disappointed. Try the fruity Chilean red with everything, and you will be content, too.

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              princsoreo Mar 24, 2009 01:49 PM

              The Phonecian for Lebanese (especially the "mezza" appetizer combo), Thai Diner/Thai Diner Too for Thai Food, Mekong and Vietnam 1 for Vietnamese, Coppola's for great sandwiches

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                mike62 Mar 25, 2009 10:37 AM

                I have to add Tarrants on Broad street, and Bauregards Thai (warm evening sitting in the court yard is wonderful) There is also a Best sandwich in Richmond thread that you might want to check out.

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