Martha Gill, Content Manager

Martha Gill, Content Manager has 22 articles published.

11 Richmond Spots For Southern Cookin’


1. Mama J’s


Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, 415 N 1st St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Born and raised in RVA, Mama J based her neighborhood restaurant on the tradition of going to Grandma’s house for Sunday dinner, combining a warm and friendly atmosphere with outstanding service and freshly prepared foods like pan-fried catfish, candied yams, and homemade cobblers. Keep Reading

10 Upcoming Events That’ll Make You Proud To Live In CVille


1. Yappy Hours: Most Sundays Until October


Keswick Hall, 701 Club Dr, Keswick, VA 22947
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Wine and dogs – have you ever heard of such a spectacular duo? Whether you’re attending to play or interested in adding a new friend to your home, local animal shelters bring dogs in need of adopting to meet patrons and other dogs. Guests are encouraged to bring their own pups and a portion of the proceeds from the tasting room are donated to the visiting shelter. Cue the “awwwwwww.” Keep Reading

Poke Sushi Bowl Opens On UVa Corner!


After the beloved Two Guys Tacos closed on the Corner, UVa students and CVille dwellers alike were stunned as to what could be coming to town. The newly-opened restaurant is none other than Poke Sushi Bowl!

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Poke is an increasingly trendy food. For those behind on the times, we’re talking about a raw fish salad that is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine – yum! Joining forces with Japanese influences of sushi, these bowls are sure to be delicious.

The shop works in a pretty simple manner. (1) Pick your based of brown or sushi rice. (2) Plop on a protein – anything from salmon and eel to krab or tofu. (3) Get creative with your mix-ins! Edamame, mango, seaweed, and more can all add some variety into your bowl. (4) Choose a sauce like the Ponzu Citrus, Coconut Cream, or Ginger Wasabi Shoyu. (5) Top it off with peppers, seeds, nuts, or seaweed!

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The many, many options laid out before you means your bowl can be customized and made one of a kind! For those overwhelmed by the many options of Poke Sushi Bowl, a variety of Signature Bowls are available for combinations that are guaranteed to be delish.

Check out the Dragon Bowl, Miso Tofu, or Hawaiian Bowl!

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Poke Sushi Bowl is also committed to maintaining healthy standards! They use a “non-oil” cooking procedure and do not welcome corn syrup or artificial flavors in their kitchen.

For a fast and delicious lunch, stop by today!

101 14th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Meet The 18 UVa Athletes and Coaches Competing In The Rio Olympics


1. Leah Smith: USA Swimming

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Class: 2017 | Photo: Virginia Sports

Smith has become one of Virginia’s most decorated athletes. She is an 11-time All American, 10-time ACC Champion, and four-time NCAA Champ. She will be competing in the women’s 400m and 800m freestyle and the 4x200m freestyle relay. Smith came in strong at the Olympic Team Trials, having finished second in the 400m and 800m freestyle and third in the 200m freestyle. Keep Reading

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