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apwessen Jun 7, 2010 08:20 AM

Headed to Richmond the end of this month, June 28-July 1st. I will also be in the Blacksburg area for a couple days. I was wondering what restaurants/foods I can't miss while I am there.

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    nyctripper Jun 8, 2010 08:15 AM

    5 different recs: Comfort, Millies, Kuba Kuba, Six Burner, and Acacia Midtown.

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    Six Burner Restaurant
    1627 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220

    Kuba Kuba
    1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220

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      Janet from Richmond Jun 8, 2010 09:22 AM

      These are all good recommendations. I would add Edo's Squid as well. And for Indian food, Anoaka in Short Pump is AMAZING.

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      Edo's Squid
      411 N Harrison St, Richmond, VA 23220

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        AMFM Jun 8, 2010 09:53 PM

        janet - glad you got there. isn't it? :)

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        AMFM Jun 8, 2010 09:55 PM

        i love comfort, six burner, and acacia. thought kuba kuba was ok but acknowledge that cuban food isn't my favorite. cute though.

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        AMFM Jun 7, 2010 09:38 PM

        from where are you coming and what type of food do you like?

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          apwessen Jun 8, 2010 06:52 AM

          Originally from Ohio, just moved to Atlanta for a job. I'm open to trying anything and just want to experience anything unique or great that Richmond has to offer.

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            AMFM Jun 8, 2010 10:01 PM

            excellent! :) i'm an ohio girl myself. live here now. my brother's in atl.

            i love the one's i mentioned below - if you haven't had a lot of southern food yet i'd do comfort and i've LOVED the tasting menu at six burner - and anokha and sensi. black sheep for breakfast. the new restaurants at the VMFA are supposed to be great (the old one was!) and the museum should be worth checking out too.
            have fun!

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          NXS Jun 7, 2010 10:58 AM

          http://www.littlevenicerichmond.com/

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            GeoNit Jun 7, 2010 09:05 AM

            Links to Richmond restaurant reviews

            http://richmondgoodlife.com/richmond_...

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