Go west, young diner. Go east, old diner. Head south or north. We’ve plotted a few courses to get you started, from prix-fixe menus to some of the finest roadside bites within 200 miles of Richmond. These suggestions for the food-curious come complete with tips on where to stay and what to do, and should serve as a beginner’s guide to food getaways; just be sure to hit the road hungry.
Food Getaways: Virginia Beach
Local rockfish at Terrapin (Photo courtesy: Jason Lefton)
Food Getaways: Chapel Hill
ONE's Fig-n-Rye cocktail. (Photo courtesy: ONE Restaurant)
Food Getaways: Washington, D.C.
Kimchi Ramen at Toki Underground. (Photo by Stephanie Breijo)
Food Getaways: Nelson County
A pretty brunch spread at Basic Necessities. (Photo courtesy: Stephanie Gross)
Food Getaways: Staunton
Smoked bluefish at The Shack. (Photo by: Stephanie Breijo)