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Spotlight on Chef Matt Hull of BLU Point Seafood Co

Spotlight on Chef Matt Hull of BLU Point Seafood Co

By on Jan 10, 2020 in BLOG | 0 comments

Matt Hull is no stranger to farm-to-table ingredients. As the executive chef at the newly opened BLU Point Seafood Co. in Staunton, he believes in sourcing sustainable seafood whenever possible.  For decades seafood has been consumed without regard for its natural habitat. In recent years, however, these issues have become more prevalent, and BLU Points Seafood...

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Fire, Flour and Fork!

By on Nov 11, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

Photo by Fire, Flour, Fork We had a blast at Fire Flour & Fork, and were grateful to have been the sponsor for Smoke on the Water November 3rd. It was such a fun evening with food, drinks, and great company. All the food was smoked right on the banks of the James River for such a rare experience and unique atmosphere. With food from: Lamarr Johnson and Lamont...

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Summer Cocktail Trends

By on Aug 6, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

Fresh Summer Cocktail Trends As the dog days of summer descend upon us, cool off with a fresh take on your cocktail game. Make the most of it by bringing the best and brightest this season has to offer beyond the table and behind the bar. Pass the Herb The marriage of spirits and fresh herbs dates back to cocktail culture’s earliest days. The trend has endured the...

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Vendor Spotlight: Schuyler Greens

By on Jul 15, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

Photo credit: schylergreens.com Vendor Spotlight: Schuyler Greens Lettuces, greens, and herbs get a high tech boost at Schuyler Greens — pronounced ‘Sky-ler’. Their climate controlled greenhouse located near Charlottesville, Virginia is USDA GAP Certified for food safety and all produce is free from harmful chemicals and pesticides. We recently caught up with...

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Summer Produce Round-Up

By on Jul 2, 2019 in BLOG | 0 comments

Summer is in full swing and with it comes a bevy of local produce. Here are four items from some of our favorite vendors to look for this summer: Peaches, from Crown Orchard in Albemarle County The Chiles family has been growing peaches along the sloped terrain of Carter Mountain in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley since 1912 and offer a variety of peaches, including...

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