Articles in Dining

Chef Brian Wegener

by Kristina Chastain on

Esoteric’s Executive Chef Brian Wegener has been in the culinary industry for 15+ years, although he is only 30 years old he has a sage wisdom and passion for food beyond his years. Chef Brian has worked in kitchens such as Burton’s Grill, Eurasia.... Read full article

Cure Coffee Shop & Bistro

by Kari Redman on

Cure is a coffee shop and bistro that is open seven days a week and exclusively serves Counter Culture Coffee from Durham, North Carolina. Recipient of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year Award. ... Read full article

Chef Rina Estero

by Luke Brigham on

Chef Rina's cooking style is profoundly influenced by her travels. Focusing primarily on French food, most importantly the attention to quality, Chef Rina is always trying to work the characteristics of Filipino cuisine into her dishes.... Read full article

Grain rooftop beer garden

by Kristi Kastrounis on

At Grain, we're elevating the beer garden concept, all the way to the roof of the Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN to be exact. With over 100 craft beers, Norfolk’s only rooftop beer garden brings the indoors out and the outdoors in with open air patios...... Read full article


by Lauren Fowler on

Whether you’re on the hunt for stunning styles or just some good old-fashioned fun and eats—Lynnhaven Mall has got it all. An integral part of Virginia Beach’s coastal city lifestyle, this incredible shopping destination boasts over 120 premier store... Read full article

Baker's Crust Artisan Kitchen

by Elizabeth Eaton on

Baker's Crust was created around the simple idea of serving real, authen-tic food with integrity. For the past 23 years, they have had the distinct reputa-tion of being a local's favorite in Hampton Roads. Recently rebranded as Baker's Crust Artisan ... Read full article

Chef Todd Jurish


40 years of cooking in the Tidewater, Virginia area has culminated in the award winning Todd Jurich’s Bistro in downtown Norfolk.Mostly a self-made chef, Todd has been cooking professionally since 1972.... Read full article


by Cristina Angelo on

Waffletina is a Norfolk, VA based pop-up serving liѐge style waffle sandwiches. Think of us as a food truck without a truck, popping up at local breweries and beer bars in and around Norfolk. You can find us on Sunday afternoons based breweries.... Read full article