There’s nothing like a (really) good sandwich. And if you agree with that statement, you’re in for a treat. The Paulie is a Philly style sandwich pop-up from the team at Comfort, and it officially kicked off Monday and is running throughout the summer on weekdays from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. You can check out the menu here and get more details here. If you follow along with us on Instagram, don’t be surprised if you spot us here real soon.
Sub Rosato, this time with all rosé. Did you know Sub Rosa offers a tasting style wine bar, Sub Rosato, every other week? If that news wasn’t good enough, this weekend it’s all rosé, all the time on Saturday and Sunday from 5 – 11 p.m. Can’t make it this weekend? Take a look at their standing dates throughout the summer here.
Speaking of rosé, did you know it comes in cans? Talk about a taste test we can get behind. The Huffington Post has the details on the best canned rosés on the market. This variety from The Drop came highly recommended on their list and you can get a four-pack for $19.99.
When in doubt, cook it out. With the holiday weekend ahead, you might have a cookout or two on your calendar, so I’ll save you a step and share the first Google result that comes up when you search “what to bring to a cookout” — a round-up from Epicurious of 53 show-stopping sides. Surely there’s one from the list that will suit your fancy.
If you don’t feel like cooking. We’ve got you covered with dinner and dessert. If you want holiday weekend food without the time and effort of being in the kitchen, here are five places to find great BBQ in Richmond and frozen treats in RVA to satisfy any sweet tooth.
When it’s time to chill. After all those good eats and drinks, you’re probably going to want to take it easy. Am I right? Lucky for you, Tasting Table has a round-up of eight delicious food documentaries currently on Netflix. if you want to keep the holiday theme going, Famous Nathan takes a look at the original location of the now international hot dog chain Nathan’s Famous.
What to add to your calendar
The trifecta at Trapezium. Starting tonight and continuing through the summer, Trapezium Brewing Co. in Petersburg will have jazz, pizza and pints every other Wednesday. $30 = two pies and two pints, and the music is free.
Worth the buzz. If you’re free tomorrow night from 5-7 p.m., head to Blue Bee Cider where the Virginia League of Conservation Voters is hosting Show Me The Honey, a discussion on how climate change is impacting the bees that are critical to local business in Virginia. Admission is free and more details are available on the event page.
Burgers and fries and everything nice. No plans Saturday? Come out to Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint at 5810 Grove Avenue on Saturday where 10% of sales all day will be going back to the Massey Alliance and VCU Massey Cancer Center. A number of options from Steam Bell Beer Works will be available, including the Alliance Ale, a beer Steam Bell created for the Alliance that supports Massey on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Also, raffle prizes. More info here.
If fireworks are your thing. You’ll probably appreciate this handy-dandy guide from the Richmond Times-Dispatch on the best places to enjoy them this weekend.