Richmond is a small city with a big-city palate. Over the past 10 years, the city has witnessed a restaurant renaissance much to the delight of area foodies. From Southern cuisine and fresh seafood to a menu of Mediterranean restaurants, we've got a little bit of everything. Many restaurants capitalize on Richmond's proximity to small farms and the area's many farmers' markets by featuring fresh, local—and tasty—ingredients.
If you're looking for just the right pre-performance meal, check in with the reviewers from these local publications:
Style Weekly runs a weekly Short List and publishes the annual State of the Plate report
Richmond Magazine publishes monthly restaurant news and reports on the best new restaurants, while offering a searchable online dining guide
The Richmond Times-Dispatch maintains an online database of Richmond restaurants