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Mace and Crown | May 25, 2018

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Food Archives * Mace and Crown

Food review: Grace O’Malleys

April 8, 2018 |

Audra Reigle | Tech Editor

Walk into Grace O’Malley’s and you’ll be greeted with the sounds of traditional Irish music and a hostess ready to seat you and your party at a table.

Move right along to the seating area, and … Read More

St. Patrick’s Day at O’Connor Brewing

March 19, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

With a name like O’Connor, it’s no surprise that the team of foodies and brewmasters at Norfolk’s most humble brewery pulled out all the stops for their St. Patrick’s Day celebration and 7th-year anniversary. Sipping … Read More

The Vanguard brings new life to Hampton Roads

March 4, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Energy buzzed through The Vanguard Brewpub and Distillery opening night. Hundreds of people came to celebrate this occasion and fell in love with Hampton Road’s new trove that is The Vanguard.

The Vanguard is a historic … Read More

A slice of life: Benny Damato’s

February 13, 2018 |

Pettie Perkins | Contributing Writer

When one talks about 28” circular things around 10 p.m., one is probably thinking about car rims. Well, that depends on your priorities, I suppose. But when it’s late night and you’re hungry, like eat-the-tires-off-the-rims hungry, … Read More

I’d Tap That! O’Connor Beer

January 20, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

The first thing that hits you on your way inside O’Connor Brewing Company, is the rich whiff of hops in the air. The scent is reminiscent of a countryside drive, filling your nose with the … Read More

Love thyself with Town Center Cold Pressed

December 1, 2017 |

Vanessa Deomania | Contributing Writer

Are you looking for a place to regenerate your energy levels while munching on organically fresh and made to order smoothie bowls, salads, cold-pressed juices and foods that will make you feel better from inside and … Read More

Are you sweet or savory? A review of Lamia’s Crepes

December 1, 2017 |

Jamie Relleva | Contributing Writer

If you share a love for French culture and cuisine, Lamia’s Crepes located in downtown Norfolk will surely make your taste buds go “Ooh la la!” Opening up last year, this Parisian-style restaurant sells freshly made … Read More

Your Pie, my pie, our pie

November 22, 2017 |

Vanessa Deomania | Contributing Writer

Situated in the historical area of Wards Corner on Granby Street, Your Pie is no ordinary pizza restaurant. It is where every individual can get creative and customize their very own pizza, and it is made … Read More

Local Cat Café Opens in Ghent

June 8, 2017 |

David Hollis | Contributing Writer

After much anticipation, the Catnip Cat Café opened this past weekend. A concept originally conceived in Taipei, Taiwan, it’s a place where cat enthusiasts can interact with cats while enjoying hot coffee or tea. The unique … Read More

Vegan Munchies

April 15, 2017 |

Tristyn Tate | Contributing Writer

At some point in time, we all become victim to falling back on food choices that are cheap and convenient, more so than what’s the healthiest option, especially when we have the munchies. Despite the stereotype that … Read More

Best Restaurants to Eat at While Stoned

April 14, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | Assistant A&E Editor

Perfectly Frank Located on Monarch Way, Perfectly Frank is perfect for any on campus pothead. It’s cheap, easy to get to and the food is amazing. They don’t ask a lot of questions, and if you … Read More

Coelacanth Brewing Co. – They’re ‘Just Different’

November 30, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Staff Writer

“Ugly Fish. Beautiful Beer.” Tucked away in Ghent, the Coelacanth Brewing Company offers a new take on beer. The focus on flavor and local ingredients provide a unique experience to the rapidly growing craft beer scene. After … Read More

Good Beer, Big Heart at Wasserhund Brewing Company

November 4, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Creating a good beer is key to any brewery. Perhaps most important is the environment. Luckily, both can be found at Wasserhund Brewing Company. The German-style beer and food reflect quality ingredients and dedication. The brick oven … Read More

Shiptown: Seafood Done the Right Way

October 14, 2016 |

Jon Affolter Jr. Contributing Writer

Steve Marsh is a young, talented and outright unique chef. Above all else, Marsh is a restaurateur. He has already seen what success looks like with his first restaurant, LeGrand Kitchen, only two blocks up the … Read More

Norfolk’s ‘The Birch’ Wins America’s Heart and Taste Buds

October 14, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Not many bars get the recognition of being voted among the top beer bars in the U.S. This honor has come true right here in Norfolk for The Birch. Awarded the No. 5 Best Beer Bar … Read More

Take a Bite Out of Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint

October 1, 2016 |

Jacie Litz Contributing Writer

Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint may be small, but offers quality hamburgers and a huge selection of beer. With a rotating draft menu of eight beers, 12 seasonal beers and over 40 domestic and imported bottles, … Read More