Consider the sandwich. It is food’s bluntest weapon, a bready torpedo with a payload of pure comfort. In Hampton Roads, the soft-shell crab sandwich may reign supreme, but look deeper and you’ll find year-round sandwiches of meat-filled majesty: Here are six worth checking out.
Singleton, 50, is chair of the Fine Arts Department at Lake Taylor High School. The four-time Teacher of the Year has taught with Norfolk Public Schools since 1994. He has come a long way from the days of being a heartbroken young man who could draw Michael Jackson pretty well. Now, along with being a respected teacher, he is a sought-after artist, who for decades has explored the themes of race, love and joy.
Good Shot Judy’s staying power seems anchored in both the audience’s appetite for live, bygone music and a dazzling delivery that provides the bridge between there and here.
Baby Izakaya Restaurant in Virginia Beach has finally arrived as a self-contained patio universe of fine cocktails and left-field Japanese flavors.
Small Eastern Shore oyster operation is pumping out some of the best little bivalves around. by Katherine Hafner Chris Buck hops off his boat and into the cold water of Cherrystone Creek, clad in camouflage…
Paula Goodman Koz is among a small cadre of artists who cut, gouge and chisel boards into an art form that’s heavy with history and meaning.
More than a year after the onset of the global pandemic, arts and cultural organizations are feeling the sting of canceled performances and lost revenue.
Courtney White is executive chef and owner of Blanca Food + Wine and Cafe Blanca, both located in Norfolk’s Riverview Historic District. For the past two years she has been treating customers to some of…
One thing the pandemic has taught us is that just about everything can be delivered to our door: groceries, craft beer, coffee, and yes, if you’re feeling fancy, even charcuterie.
This past October, a group of foodies gathered at the Virginia Beach home of Gray Randolph, a French wine scholar…
The magic of a first novel Keep your eye out this spring for a debut novel by Nicole Glover called…
Building and remodeling kitchens can be daunting, but with a few expert tips you can undertake a new project with a seamless approach.
These days, decanters have been relegated to dusty antique store shelves. The idea of moving spirits from one bottle to another may seem redundant, but decanters serve a variety of functional purposes in the modern home bar.
After nearly a year of COVID-19 restrictions, our daily lives have been divided into remote realms of socially distant interactions that stymie affection, conversations and even smiles. The phrase “sharing is caring” may seem cliche but its meaning has more significance than ever.
I first noticed my hair was different around middle school. Growing up in the 1980s, straight blond hair was everywhere. As a half-Dominican girl with tight corkscrew curls and chocolate brown hair, my ringlets seemed out of place.
After 78 years, Norfolk’s Cutty Sark, this seafaring city’s scrappiest and oldest boatyard, was calling it quits.
The Elizabeth River Project Resilience Lab is set on the front lines of sea-level rise, its purpose will be to show others just how resilient we can be in the face of the inevitable. The $5 million lab is expected to open by fall 2022.
In the middle of putting this issue together – our last of the year – I was informed that our publisher, Kelly Till, had accepted another job and was leaving the company.
Good things, small packages Tucked into the tony neighborhoods that populate the north end of Virginia Beach is a little…
Five couples took part in a special Distinction Supper Club event in September, boarding a ROX luxury coach in Virginia…