Category Archives: Food

Peter Chang: Back in Charlottesville?

This just in from The Hook: Peter Chang, renowned Szechuan chef, might be opening a new Chinese restaurant in Charlottesville this winter. Check out all the details on The Hook’s Web site. Who is Peter Chang, you ask? Find out … Continue reading

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100-mile eating at Brookville in Charlottesville

I don’t write about food very often on this blog. With the exception of Peter Chang’s restaurant, I leave the Charlottesville food blogging to Forks in the Road, who does an expert job of it. But I had to write … Continue reading

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Report: Taste of China loses Chef Peter Chang

Just read this on The Hook‘s Web site. Apparently Peter Chang, the famous chef who made Taste of China so unexpectedly delicious (see previous post) has left. According to the Hook story, the crowds, drawn by lots of media stories, overwhelmed the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Barf-elona, er, Barcelona

I planned my Spring Break waaaay back in October. That was when I signed up for a Global Business Experience, a one-week Darden course abroad. Destination: Barcelona. I thought my plan was perfect. While my classmates were on GBEs in … Continue reading

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Dining out: Taste of China (we just barely got one)

If you live in Charlottesville and you care about food at all, chances are you heard about Taste of China this week. Thanks to this New Yorker story by Calvin Trillin, the hole-in-the-wall, hidden-in-a-strip-mall-on-29 Chinese restaurant is the hottest spot … Continue reading

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