If you like burgers, there’s a new pop-up in town you don’t want to miss: the Cobra Burger pop-up at The Veil Brewing Co. After seeing a pictures on our Instagram feeds of drool-worthy burgers (kudos to Robey Martin for this great shot) after the pop-up’s first installment, we decided we had to try them ourselves and oh man, were we in for a treat. The team behind Cobra Burger has one goal: to make a burger that will knock your socks off. The menu is simple, just burgers and fries — you won’t find anything vegetarian here. You can opt to get a junior size version of the Cobra burger with one patty, like we both did, or the full-size burger with two patties but that’s about the end of the decisions you’ll have to make when ordering here. A junior burger with fries will set you back just $10 and the…

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Rise – Short Pump opens tomorrow at 7 a.m. at 11561 W. Broad St. in Short Pump, the first Virginia location of the North Carolina based chain Rise Biscuits and Donuts known for – no surprise here – the biscuits and donuts. We had a chance to check out a sneak peek of Rise – Short Pump Friday morning and we didn’t hold back when ordering if the pictures below are any indication. We ordered two biscuits, one with fried green tomato and pimento cheese and another with bacon egg and cheese. We also ordered a half dozen donuts to take back to our office including one giant apple fritter — seriously, look at the size of this thing!   Everything we had was delicious, especially the biscuit sandwiches. Even though breakfast sandwiches are fairly simple, it’s not always easy to do them right — sometimes the eggs aren’t cooked right or…

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This past weekend was one for the books for food lovers in Richmond, between the Richmond Greek Festival, which was celebrating its 42nd year this year, and Broad Appétit, which marked 10 years with this year’s festival! We kicked off our weekend on Thursday with a trip to the Greek Festival, giving ourselves a two-day festival break before heading to the eating marathon otherwise known as Broad Appétit. We stuck to our own advice and got there early with a game plan in mind, mapping out the vendors we wanted to hit most and noting their proximity to each other. After all, when a festival is hot and crowded, it is always best to have a plan. In celebration of 10 years of Broad Appétit, we’re sharing the 10 best things we enjoyed from this year’s festival. (A special thanks to our friend Nicky who joined us and made eating all of this delicious…

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We put our taco taste-testing skills to good use to share with you some of the best tacos in Richmond. It’s worth noting that there are many other great taco spots in Richmond that didn’t make this list, but hey, we could only eat so many tacos –we’re seriously considering doing a part two. The places we picked are worth a visit and as you’ll read below — offer much more than just tacos. From pupusas to fresh guacamole to sopes, we were in heaven checking these places out. Best Tacos in Richmond Don’t Look Back Located in Carytown, Don’t Look Back is a great place to visit whether you’re craving a taco or a margarita. The menu is simple, mostly focused on tacos with a few other offerings including burritos, quesadillas, nachos and Frito pie. With summer quickly approaching, you’ll be happy to know that Don’t Look Back has a patio located behind the restaurant.…

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I don’t know if you’ll believe it — we can’t — but it’s March 14th and that means we’ve been doing this whole blogging thing for a full year now! One-hundred and twenty-six blog posts later and a million calories later (OK, we don’t know how many calories, but its a lot), we haven’t killed each other yet and we can’t wait to see where the Richmond food scene will take our taste buds in year two. It seems like just yesterday we decided to pull the trigger and claim our little piece of the internet and we’ve had a blast, in large part due to all of you. Can you believe we’ve had readers from ALL fifty states?! We love hearing your suggestions and feedback for more places for us to try. We hear you and we can’t wait to visit some of your favorite spots and try some of your favorite…

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