Wednesday, July 25, 2012

100 Food Finds in Southwest Virginia

The Roanoke Times has put together a nifty Google Map of 100 Food Finds in Southwest Virginia!
The Claiborne House B&B innkeepers love the Texas Tavern!
Service with a smile is what we love about the Texas Tavern, and it is open 24 hours and right downtown Roanoke
The Claiborne House B&B innkeepers love the Texas Tavern!
Claiborne House B&B Innkeepers love the little Texas Tavern. How could we not, it is so dang cute!
The Claiborne House B&B innkeepers love the Texas Tavern!
Don't expect fancy table service, here you get to sit at the counter and mingle with others in the millionaires club
You will have to click on the map to view each one (I wish they were numbered, but I didn't make the map, just sharing it with everyone, the links below the map work)

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Texas Tavern
The famous Cheesy Western.
Tudor's Biscuit World
Get the breakfast biscuits.
Ben Gui Sushi
The dragon roll is a must.
The Blues BBQ Co
Creamed succotash.
Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op
Get the bulk foods.
Fiji Island
Cheesy leis and potent volcanos.
Ernie's Bar & Grill
Three words: double bacon cheeseburgers.
Tinnell's Finer Foods
Get the pimiento cheese spread and wines. 2205 Crystal Spring Ave SW Roanoke, VA 24014
Wildflour Market and Bakery
Get the Better than Sex cake.
Blue 5 Restaurant
Try all 46 craft beers on draft.
Crock and Roll
Get one of their house-made soups.
Oliveto
Get their gourmet oils and vinegars. 3565-D Electric Road Roanoke, VA 24018 Tel: 540-725-1010 Oliveto
Stephen's Restaurant
Get the soft shell crabs. They're seasonal.
Paul's Restaurant
Get the gyros, pastitsio and baklava.
Taaza Indian Cuisine
Try the crab papadi and dosas (savory crepes).
Roanoke Wiener Stand
Get a chili dog.
Sheila's Cafe
Get the Sheila Burger.
Galax Smokehouse
Get the banana pudding.
Mill Mountain Coffee
Get the Snow Monkey Plum Tea.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Get hot doughnuts at this 53-year-old store.
Table 50
Ge their Caribbean chicken salad and seared jumbo scallops.
The Roanoker Restaurant
Get the biscuits and sausage gravy.
Carlos Brazilian International Cuisine
Get the artichoke-brie soup and avocado dressing.
New Yorker Delicatessen
Get The Original Sub.
Wonju Korean Restaurant
Order the sizzling-hot bibimbap with an egg on top.
Mr. Bill's Wine Cellar
Friendly service, great prices.
Pop's Ice Cream & Soda Bar
Try every last one of their gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.
Veggies To Go
Get the homestyle vegetables-of-the-day.
First & Sixth Restaurant
Get the crab puffs.
Pho Saigon
Get a steaming bowl of pho.
Queso Southwestern Grill
Get their sinful queso dip.
Jimmy Sardines
Get the gluten-free pizza.
Brambleton Deli
Order the B.D. Special.
Healthy Stuff Cakery Cafe
Get the zookies, chocos and squash cakes.
Richee Freeze
Get the hamburgers at this old joint.
Hit's Frozen Treats
Try their crazy ice cream flavors like strawberry-jalapeƱo or peach-chipotle.
The Homeplace Restaurant
Have a family-style dinner with a view.
Taipei Supermarket Inc.
Here you can buy bok choy and other fresh produce.
Cafe Asia
Get the General Tso’s chicken or daily specials.
Cat & Owl Steak & Seafood
Get the banana fritters.
Sheridan Livery Inn
Get the Pasta Bolognese.
Southern Inn Restaurant
Get some grilled local beef steaks.
Foggy Ridge Cider
Get the hard cider.
Peaks of Otter Winery
Try the strawberry wine.
Sam's Hot Dog Stand
Get a chili dog, chips and a drink for less than $4.
New York Pizza Inc
Get the cheese steaks.
Red Jasmine Thai Cuisine
Get the seasonal pink lady and mango sticky rice.
Carol Lee Doughnut Shop
Get the glazed doughnuts.
Chateau Morrisette, Inc.
Order Our Dog Blue wine.
Lil' Cucci's Pizzeria
Get the loaded Cucci’s Special sub.
Due South BBQ
Have any tasty barbecue plate.
Our Daily Bread Bakery & Cafe
Try the lemon-blueberry pound cake.
Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill
Get the smoked wings.
Boudreaux's Restaurant
Get those Cajun specialties.
Zeppoli's Restaurant and Wine Shop
Order their fresh pasta.
Dogwood Restaurant
Get a chicken and dumplings lunch special every Tuesday.
Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center - A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Get the peanut soup and spoonbread.
MAC AND BOB'S
Get the Kendall Zone and Katie Salad.
Mamma Maria's
Get the warm garlic knots.
Blue Apron Restaurant & Red Rooster Bar
Try the pan-roasted magret duck breast.
Capt'n Paul's Seafood
Get the crab cakes.
Chocolatepaper Inc
Check out their chocolates and food-inspired gifts.
Alejandro's Mexican Grill
Enjoy the salsa bar at any Alejandro's Mexican Grill.
Macado's of Beckley LLC
Get your favorite sandwich (we all have one) on the mile-long menu at any Macado’s.
Bread Craft Inc.
Try their artisan breads and pastries.
Rockfish Food & Wine
Wine flights.
2nd Helpings
All proceeds benefit the Roanoke Rescue Mission.
Wade's Foods Inc.
Get the cole slaw, fried chicken and country sausage.
Custard Corner
A summer tradition going back to the 1950s. (540) 382-3504 101 S Franklin St Christiansburg, VA 24073
The Palisades Restaurant
Get the gourmet pizza and microbrews.
Souvlaki
Get a gyro here.
Sharkey's Wing & Rib Joint
Find extra crispy buffalo wings and cold beer here.
Sake House
Get the Wildcat Roll.
The Roanoker Restaurant
Get the biscuits and sausage gravy.
Roanoke Bagel Company
Find homemade bagels here.
Burger In the Square
Big, fat burgers.
On the Rise Bread Company
Get subs and pizza.
Local Roots Cafe
Try the hand-crafted cocktails with local ingredients.
Blue Ridge Restaurant
Get the pies and cakes.
Grama's Goodies Bakery & Sweet Shop
Get the homemade pies and huge sandwiches.
Sweetwater Baking Company
Get the sesame French bread. Sweetwater Baking Company 191 Sweetwater Way Floyd, VA 24091 540-593-3191 Sweetwater Website
Deb's Frozen Lemonade
It helps you cool down when it gets hot. Read our 2010 feature.
Sal's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Get the Sicilian pizza.
Tuscan Tavern Pasta & Grill
Get the spaghetti.
Southern Inn Restaurant
Get the duck breast and caramelized scallops.
Homestead Creamery Inc.
Get their ice cream.
Meadow Creek Dairy
Try their award-winning Grayson cheese.
Pho Viet Nam
Try a steaming bowl of pho. 535 Orange Ave NE Roanoke, VA 24016
The Fork in The City
Get the s'mores.
The Landing
Get a fish taco from Bruno's Gastro Truck based at The Landing. Also, pick up a Kobe beef burger right in the restaurant.
Bubblecake
Get the S'moreo or Tiffany cupcakes.
Cucci's at the Varsity
Get the pizzeria tomato sauce.
Villa Appalaccia Winery
Try their Simpatico white wine.
Niko's Grille
Get the beef and lamb gyro.
Indigo Farms Seafood at Harvest Moon Store
Fresh seafood brought from the shore weekly can be bought at this location on certain days. See all of the scheduled seafood stops on the Indigo Farms website
The Fork in The City
Get the s'mores.
Fork in the Alley
Get the s'mores.
Firefly Fare
Get the Incan Bowl. (located inside the Market Building) Leave a review on Plate Up! 32 Market Square Roanoke, VA 24011 (540) 206-2630
Metro!
Check out half-price sushi from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every day.
Euro Bakery
Get the bureks with hand-tossed phyllo dough.
The Bank Food & Drink
Try their locally-sourced gourmet food in Pearisburg.
Chocolate Spike
Get the Golden Q’ij truffle with chipotle peppers!
Natasha's Market Cafe
Get the key lime pie.

The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast is 20-25 minutes to downtown Roanoke. We recommend the Texas Tavern as the cutest restaurant and the smallest, in Roanoke!
ISN'T IT TIME FOR A BLUE RIDGE DAY Y'ALL?