Browsing All posts tagged under »seafood«

New to Cville: Food truck spicing up Cville’s streets with gourmet seafood

June 8, 2015 by


As Charlottesville’s food truck scene becomes increasingly crowded with more chefs taking to the streets, Whitney Matthews understands it’s important for her menu to stand out. Matthews, chef and owner of the SpiceSea Gourmet food truck, is hoping that her hard work, high-quality ingredients, and unique menu dedicated almost exclusively to made-to-order seafood will catch […]

Threepenny Café: More food, more love

June 2, 2014 by


Merope Pavlides’ earliest cooking memory is of making Greek cookies and baklava with her yiayia. “I come from a family that loves food,” says Pavlides. “Food is love. More food, more love.” Pavlides and her husband, Peter Emsh, opened Threepenny Café with that idea in mind. “The opportunity to break bread with [others] is central […]

Public Fish & Oyster: “The Niche That Cville Needed”

February 24, 2014 by


Charlottesville’s newest eatery brings us seafood so fresh that upon your first bite, you feel as though you’re in a quaint, waterfront restaurant on a bay in Cape Cod.  As soon as you walk in the door, your mouth begins to water at the sight of the oysters and clams resting on their bed of ice, […]

El Tepeyac: Made-from-scratch Goodness

March 4, 2013 by


For about the past three months I’ve had to put up with posts by a good friend of mine on the social network Path. In all honesty, my friend hasn’t done anything wrong. The real problem was that every time he went to the restaurant El Tepeyac, he had to post pictures of his meal, which only made […]