Dos and Don'ts for Attending a Food Festival
The season for festivals has begun. Every weekend, Richmonders have their pick of events hosted at parks, markets and church parking lots where the area’s best vendors line up to bring great food outdoors for our enjoyment.
There is a festival for just about any kind of food you can think of, but whether it is funnel cakes, barbecue or Brunswick stew, there is a right way and a wrong way to attend an event where the theme is eating.
Here are some dos and don’ts to help you avoid common mistakes and maximize your experience at a Richmond food festival.....read full article
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If you are looking for a way to get moving in the New Year, but the idea of sitting through a membership pitch at a big box gym makes you want to give up before you even start, worry no more. There are plenty of ways to get fit in 2013 that have nothing to do with a treadmill.
Boutique fitness centers are popping up all over the city. They provide specialized fitness programs for people looking for an alternative to the stair climber with no long term commitment. Whether you are interested in circuit training or weight lifting, group classes or one-on-one sessions, there is a workout for you....read full article
5 Activities Great for Groups
Being extremely popular can be challenging at times. Your calendar is packed with coffee dates, birthday parties, happy hours and dinners. You feel like you are spreading yourself thin when yet another Facebook invitation pings in your inbox.
You do not have to split up your time between all your social groups, family and friends! Although it may be tricky to get a table for 10 at your favorite local restaurant, there are plenty of things to do with a group. Get everyone together for one great day in RVA!....read full article
How to Plan a Food Crawl
When hunger strikes, throwing a dart at a map can seem like the easiest way to decide on a restaurant. We are lucky to have so many eateries to choose from, but sometimes the act of choosing is not a palatable one. When you simply cannot narrow down your dining destination to one place, plan a food crawl!
A food crawl is a great way to sample multiple restaurants’ cuisine in one night, but being armed with a plan is essential to making the most out of your experience. Here are a few tips to ensure your eating adventures are nothing but delicious.....read full article