I have a secret for you, and whether you want to believe it or not is on you. Spoiler Alert: Chesapeake has great food.
Since the creation of this blog, I’ve gone back and forth with myself about whether I should change the name. Why? Because people find it confusing. If I tell them the name, it usually takes a few attempts of repeating it for the person to understand. The conversation usually goes like this:
You should already know this, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, but Hampton Roads has a Wegmans * blows confetti cannon * !! Fun fact: this is their 99th store in the US and the 12th in Virginia. Ask anyone from upstate New York and they will tell you that Wegmans is the best grocery store out there, and I definitely agree.
Walking into a Wegmans is like visiting your rich friends house for the first time…
IKEA is officially in Hampton Roads, and unless you are someone whose work commute has become twice as long due to the increased traffic on Northampton blvd., I’m sure you are excited.
On the luckiest weekend of the year (St. Patrick’s Day), myself and other Hampton Roads Bloggers went to Top Golf in Virginia Beach to play some games, get private golf lessons from one of TopGolf’s coaches and try out their new food menu.
Conveniently located in front of Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach, Coopers Hawk consists of a restaurant, artisan market, bar, and Napa style tasting area. Prior to them opening to the public, I was invited to partake in a meal that could best be described as a culinary mouth party orchestrated by Master Sommelier Emily Wines and Executive Kitchen Manager Edmund Vogel.
I could step outside and get hit by a car and regret not eating a donut. But the likelihood of me getting hit by a car is low, while the chances of me going into gastric distress due to consuming high amounts of calories and sugar is high.
For the past 7 years my body has been exposed to harsh medications and invasive surgeries to resolve my complicated GI issues. Recently, after speaking with my doctor and a dietitian I realized that I should look into alternative ways to control my problem, so I reached out to the Global Healing Center.
If you're looking for a home-style, no frills but all the flavors breakfast (and don't want to wait in a long line for it), try out Stacked Eatery.
Located in Greenbrier, they are in a central location only 15 minutes from Downtown Norfolk and Virginia Beach Town Center, and most recently won The Virginian Pilots Taste Test for best Pancakes.