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General Assembly passes bill to allow sale of 151-proof liquor

RICHMOND, Va. – The General Assembly has given final approval to a bill that would allow the sale of 151-proof liquor in Virginia – a choice available in almost all other states, but one some fear could increase binge drinking and other problems on college campuses. “I am glad to see Virginia join the ranks of 48 other states that ...

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Enjoy Sunday Chicken Sandwich ‘Big Herm’ style

RICHMOND, Va. – Fan Favorite “Big Herm” Baskerville was back in the Virginia This Morning kitchen to serve up his signature “Sunday Chicken Sandwich.”Big Herm’s Kitchen is located at 315 N 2nd St in Richmond. For more information you can visit www.bighermskitchenrva.com BIG HERM’S SUNDAY CHICKEN SANDWICH INGREDIENTS: •    4 hamburger buns, split •    1 head green leaf lettuce, leaves ...

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The Grill Sergeant’s brown butter fish

RICHMOND, Va. – Great friend of the show Brad Turner, AKA “The Grill Sergeant” was back in our kitchen to walk us through creating his “OOW WE WOW” Brown Butter Fish served over Roasted Vegetables. For more information you can contact butterflyproduceandcatering@gmail.com.

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Mexican restaurant Café Rio closes in Short Pump

SHORT PUMP, Va. — Roughly 18 months after it opened its doors locally, a national fast casual restaurant chain has closed its lone Richmond location. Café Rio, at 11825 W. Broad St. in The Corner at Short Pump shopping center, shut its doors earlier this month, confirmed Alicia Farrell, a broker with Richmond-based Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer. She oversees ...

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Can the foods you eat enhance your sex life?

Despite what we may have read or heard, foods simply don’t boost libido. But you can fill your plate with foods, such as dark chocolate, to help sexual performance. A new Valentine’s Day may bring a new relationship, a new box of chocolates or even fresh new roses. But there’s one thing that will probably not be so novel when ...

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Ausar AriAnkh is “The Kitchen Magician”

RICHMOND, Va. – Personal and Executive Chef Ausar AriAnkh was back in the Virginia This Morning kitchen to share his recipe for the perfect Valentine’s Day meal featuring Almond and Herb Crusted Salmon Salad drizzled with an Alize Red Passion Champagne Vinaigrette. Almond & Herb Encrusted Salmon Salad with an Alize Red Passion Champagne Vinaigrette Yield: Makes 4 servings (4) ...

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New Richmond restaurant plans to offer 24-hour Mexican food

RICHMOND, Va. — Two brothers behind a busy Mexican restaurant in the Fan are set to bring a similar eatery to Richmond’s central business district. Victor Macias soon will launch Chicano’s Cocina Bar & Grill at the Centennial building at Main and Sixth streets. The century-old building was redeveloped last year as apartments and retail space by Guy Blundon’s CMB ...

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Burger King selling ‘Adults Meal’ for Valentine’s Day

Who says Burger King isn’t an innovator? Burger King in Israel is offering an “Adults Meal” Tuesday to celebrate Valentine’s Day, according to Mashable. The deal, which will be available from 6 p.m. to closing, includes two Whoppers, two packs of French fries, two beers and a romantic “adult toy.” The toys include a blindfold, a feather duster, or a scalp massager, according ...

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New restaurant to replace shuttered American Tap Room

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — American Tap Room, which helped usher in a new wave of restaurants to Willow Lawn when it opened in early November 2013, has closed. But Thompson Hospitality – the restaurant’s Northern Virginia-based owner – is not giving up on the space. The company will spend several weeks renovating it and reopen it next month as Addie ...

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Woman suing Popeyes says flesh-eating screwworms ate her ‘from the inside out’

SAN ANTONIO – A Texas woman has a bone to pick with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Karen Goode, of San Antonio, is suing for $1,000,000 after she says rice and beans she ate at Popeyes in spring 2015 were infested with flesh-eating worms, according to KDAF. In the lawsuit filed in Bexar County, Goode’s attorney, Patrick Stolmeier, argues that the franchisee, Z&H Foods, ...

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Rich & Flavorful Lobster Risotto

RICHMOND, Va. – Executive Chef Steve Perkins from Waypoint Seafood & Grill in Williamsburg stopped by the Virginia This Morning kitchen to walk us through how to create the perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner, Lobster Saffron Risotto. For more information you can visit www.waypointgrill.com Waypoint Seafood and Grill Lobster and Saffron Risotto Yields 10 • •    1 ½ qt        ...

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Beer delivery service to launch in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — A new startup wants to bring the taste of local breweries to your doorstep. Flight, a Richmond-based direct-from-the-brewery beer delivery service, is preparing to launch. “I had the idea of a milkman for a beer growler service a few years ago,” said Matt Teachey, co-founder of Flight and a student at VCU’s da Vinci Center. Once fully ...

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Sargento sliced, shredded cheese recalled over listeria concerns

PLYMOUTH, Wis. — Sargento Foods Inc. is recalling several types of cheese because of possible bacterial contamination. The Wisconsin-based cheese maker said in a press release that a supplier, Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind., notified them that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese might be contaminated with Listeria monocyctogenes. No illnesses have been reported, but Sargento says “out of ...

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The Quickness bike delivery rolls out online platform

RICHMOND, Va. — In response to the emergence of national food-ordering apps like GrubHub and OrderUp in Richmond, a local delivery service is ramping up with an online venture of its own. Quickness, a local bike courier service, recently launched QuicknessRVA.com, an online delivery platform that has signed on more than 20 local restaurants. The offering marks a change from Quickness’ ...

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VTM Favorite: Big Herm dishes up his 2nd Street Gumbo

RICHMOND, Va. – We took a look back at a few of our favorite recipes during our special edition of Virginia This Morning today. Local Caterer Big Herm Baskerville walked us through the steps of creating his savory ‘2nd St. Gumbo.’ For more information you can visit http://www.bighermskitchenrva.com Big Herm’s 2nd ST Gumbo Ingredients ½ cup flour ¼ cup butter ...

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VTM Favorite: Chef K’s Coq Au Vin

RICHMOND, Va. – We took a look back at a few of our favorite recipes during our special edition of Virginia This Morning today. Great friend of the show Chef K took our taste buds on a trip to France recently, with her take on the classic French dish Coq Au Vin. For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/ChefKCooking. Chef K’s Coq ...

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Virginia wine sales increase by 6%

RICHMOND – Pour yourself a drink and raise a toast to the record 6.6 million bottles of Virginia wine sold last year – an increase of more than 6 percent from 2015. Officials said Thursday that a new economic impact study shows the state’s flourishing wine industry contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to Virginia’s economy. This is an increase of 82 percent from the ...

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Smooth & Stringy Mozzarella Cheese

RICHMOND, Va. – “Virginia This Morning” Fan Favorite Executive Chef and Restauranteur Kristi Ritchey from Casa Italiana Restaurant was back in the Virginia This Morning kitchen to walk us through the steps of creating fresh mozzarella cheese, which she used to top her tasty panini featuring Broccolini and Sausage. Casa Italiana is located at 8801 Three Chopt Rd in Richmond. ...

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Self-serve wine bar opening in Scott’s Addition

RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond real estate agent will soon uncork the latest stop on Scott’s Addition’s booze map. Bill Hartsock, an agent with Long & Foster, is launching Richmond Wine Station, a self-serve wine bar that’s taking over a wing of the Gather coworking building at 2930 W. Broad St., next to Three Notch’d Brewing Co. When it opens ...

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Chocolate layered sweetness

  RICHMOND, Va. – For five years in a row, Shyndigz has been voted the best dessert café in Richmond. Madison Pollard joined us in the kitchen and walked us through the steps of assembling one of their most popular desserts, the Salted Chocolate Caramel Cake. For more information you can visit www.shyndigz.com  

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Experience the magic of ‘Disney on Ice’

RICHMOND, Va. – You have the chance to enjoy the magic of princess stories and fairy tales when “Disney on Ice” Presents Dare To Dream makes a stop in the River City Thursday, January 19th through Sunday, January 22nd at the Richmond Coliseum.  Two stars from the show, Taylor Steele and Joe Jacobsen shared a preview. For more information you ...

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Experience the magic of ‘Disney on Ice’

RICHMOND, Va. – You have the chance to enjoy the magic of princess stories and fairy tales when “Disney on Ice” Presents Dare To Dream makes a stop in the River City Thursday, January 19th through Sunday, January 22nd at the Richmond Coliseum.  Two stars from the show, Taylor Steele and Joe Jacobsen shared a preview. For more information you ...

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Experience the magic of ‘Disney on Ice’

RICHMOND, Va. – You have the chance to enjoy the magic of princess stories and fairy tales when “Disney on Ice” Presents Dare To Dream makes a stop in the River City Thursday, January 19th through Sunday, January 22nd at the Richmond Coliseum.  Two stars from the show, Taylor Steele and Joe Jacobsen shared a preview. For more information you ...

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Experience the magic of ‘Disney on Ice’

RICHMOND, Va. – You have the chance to enjoy the magic of princess stories and fairy tales when “Disney on Ice” Presents Dare To Dream makes a stop in the River City Thursday, January 19th through Sunday, January 22nd at the Richmond Coliseum.  Two stars from the show, Taylor Steele and Joe Jacobsen shared a preview. For more information you ...

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