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February 2014 - page 2

15 CVille Lunch Ideas Under $9


1. Wayside Chicken


2203 Jefferson Park Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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For over 40 years, Wayside Takeout & Catering, featuring Ole Virginia Fried Chicken, has been a favorite eatery in Charlottesville, serving up, “some of the best fried chicken in the south”.

Listed in Southern Living’s “Best of the South”, they cater to visitors in the area, businesses and the University of Virginia with the same fast & friendly service as their regular loyal local customers. Keep Reading

11 CVille Restaurants Your Lady Should Enjoy


1. CommonwealthSkybar


422 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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CommonwealthSkybar is a rooftop bar situated twenty feet above the hustle of Charlottesville’s historic Downtown Mall. Voted 2012’s Best People-Watching Spot, Best Bar and Best Bartender in Charlottesville Weekly’s “Best of C-ville”, CommonwealthSkybar is the place to be enchanted by city lights and starry nights. With unique specialty cocktails, craft beers and a flavorful fare, CommonwealthSkybar is the quintessential gathering space. Keep Reading

8 Ways To Make CVille Better!


1. Expand The Downtown Mall


Photo: Bob Mical
Charlottesville should expand the pedestrian-friendly Downtown Mall (the crown jewel of the city) to include The Ix Building (and the valuable land around it) and Belmont Proper, including the dining district featuring Mas Tapas, The Local, Tavola, Belmont BBQ and La Taza. Imagine the unbelievable possibilities of having a pedestrian-friendly dining, shopping and entertainment district that covers five times the surface area that it does now! The city would also enjoy tremendous taxable possibilities as well. Keep Reading

9 RVA Thai Restaurants That Turn Us On!


1. Beauregard’s Thai Room Restaurant


103 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Beauregard is the same General PGT Beauregard who fought in the Civil War or the War Between the States. After the war, he retired to New Orleans where he became successful in trade and commerce. He developed an affinity for flavorful spiced food and classical ambiance, a trademark of the gentleman. Keep Reading

7 Best Pizza Options In DC


1. Pizzeria Paradiso


3282 M Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007 | 2003 P Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036 | 124 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
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They opened Pizzeria Paradiso so they could make the kind of pizza they longed for but couldn’t find in the DC area; the kind of pizza where the crust was the most important part.

So they started with a wood-burning, domed, stone oven able to cook at a temperature of 650 degrees. They also wanted their guests to feel like they were being treated to the warmth and comfort of a close friend’s home, so they placed the oven at the heart of the restaurant. Keep Reading

7 Best Pizza Options In RVA


1. Bottoms Up Pizza


1700 Dock St, Richmond, VA 23223
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When you bite into their famous 12-hour crust, homemade sauces and huge selection of fresh toppings, you’ll see why they win Best Pizza in Richmond year after year.

Enjoy their fantastic outdoor seating with views of the trains in historic Shockoe Bottom… the atmosphere can’t be beat.

Whether you dine in, take out or call for delivery, there’s no better place to eat in Richmond than Bottoms Up Pizza. Keep Reading

8 Things We Wish President Obama Would Fix In CVille


This coming week, our President is coming to Monticello. Here’s a list of things we wish his executive powers could do.

1. Lower the cost of living

Living in the city is fine for well to do married couples, but for a college town, Charlottesville doesn’t make it easy for college grads looking to make a life out here. Keep Reading

6 Hottest Restaurant Wait Staffs In CVille


1. Mono Loco Restaurant

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200 W Water Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Mono Loco is Charlottesville’s original nouveau-Latin restaurant. Bringing together the exotic and the local, Mono Loco blends the New World tastes of Latin cuisine with vibrant, fresh, local (and—whenever possible—organic) food, including “The Best of What’s Around™” produce. Located just off the Downtown Mall, Mono Loco serves dinner seven nights each week. Keep Reading

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