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Virginia ABC extends hours at Henrico store, 30 others

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Virginia ABC has extended the hours of one of its Henrico locations, as well as 30 other stores statewide, effective July 1. The stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. “The steady rise in sales in these 31 stores around their 7 p.m. closing time demonstrated to us that customers were shopping for distilled […]

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JUNE 9 Rise Biscuits & Donuts, 11561 West Broad Street – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: facility doesn’t have written procedures for cleaning vomit/diarrhea; hand sink had cleaning supplies in it (hand sinks are for handwashing only); raw shell eggs incorrectly stored over sauce cups in prep top; soda machine nozzles are dirty; walk-in cooler was […]

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JUNE 2 Topgolf Richmond, 2308 Westwood Avenue – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: temperatures of portioned turkey, portioned steak and shredded lettuce are elevated because the containers are stacked high in the prep unit; grill cleaner incorrectly stored near pretzel salt and water; observed grime buildup around drains at drink/caddy station on second and third floors. […]

PLATE AND GOBLET: New and coming soon – Texas steakhouse, sports bar

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While Short Pump has had its restaurant flops (Carolina Ale House, for one), the area continues to bubble up with newcomers. Among recent openings on West Broad Street are The Cocky Rooster in Greengate and a Chopt location in Short Pump Station, near Trader Joe’s. The dessert chain Nothing Bundt Cakes has also opened in The Corner at Short Pump, […]

Dorey Park Farmers Market program debuts ‘Little SNAPs’ program, concert series

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The Dorey Park Farmers Market launched into a fresh fifth season last Saturday with the introduction of its Little SNAPS initiative and Second Saturdays concert series. To uphold its mission of providing Henrico citizens with fresh and high-quality produce, DPFM extended its existing SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) match program to include Little SNAPS, a program through which SNAP families […]

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MAY 24 Lazeez Modern Indian Flair, 2601-C Tuckernuck Drive – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed food debris on knives on knife holder, lids, metal pans and on multiple utensils stored clean on rack; observed pink buildup on metal panel of ice machine in kitchen; temperature of tomatoes prepped last night is elevated; temperature of unsalted […]

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MAY 19 McCormacks Big Whisky Grill, 1420 North Parham Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed chef handle spices for food on a plate with bare hands; bar hand sink is blocked with rags, towels and other equipment; temperatures of ribs and brisket in the refrigerator are elevated because they are tightly wrapped; no date […]

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MAY 12 Backwoodz BBQ, 400 West Williamsburg Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: raw shell eggs incorrectly stored over ready-to-eat beans in refrigerator; temperature of chicken in the steam well is too low; one freezer unit is broken. MAY 13 Irie Vibes Jamaican Restaurant RVA, 1221 North Laburnum Avenue – No violations reported during a […]

Lakeside bakery adding second location in Richmond

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A popular Lakeside bakery is planning a second location across the county-city line in Richmond by following the trail left by another bake shop. Up All Night Bakery, which is located in a 450-square-foot spot at 5411 Lakeside Avenue once occupied by Early Bird Biscuit Company, plans to add another location at 1221 Bellevue Avenue – also a former Early […]

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MAY 5 Poke Sushi Bowl, 11628 West Broad Street – The following violation was reported during a routine inspection: pans drying on the dish rack shouldn’t be wet nested. Chili’s Grill & Bar, 9950 Brook Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: hand sink at bar doesn’t have paper towels; temperatures of cheese, cooked chicken and […]


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