Category Archives: Food & Booze News

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Daycare snacks your kids will actually eat

Packing lunch for a toddler can be a hassle, but Ann +Jane Living has some food ideas that are sure to satisfy both your parental instincts and your child’s tummy. Try making a roasted turkey sandwich on a whole wheat English muffin, or making nutty strawberries and cream delight. Chicken veggie lettuce wraps, chicken pasta, and barbecue lunches are also great for your kids at daycare, according to the blog.

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Meet the coffee-roasting couple behind Rogue Elephant

Will and Renee Cury of began roasting coffee back in 2004, and they’ve shared their passion with #HRVA ever since. The locals’ delicious coffee is available at different spots on both the Peninsula and Southside, including Newport News, Hampton, Smithfield, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. To support their business and get a cup of Curry coffee, visit any of the following venues:

Smithfield Farmers Market, 319 Main St., Smithfield. 757-375-3031.

Glazed Doughnuts, 24 Wine St., Hampton. 757-325-8860.

Primrose, Hilton Village, 10345 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. 757-369-4697.

Five Points Community Farm Market, 2500 Church St., Norfolk. 757-640-0300.

Westside Produce and Provisions, 5015 Colley Ave., Norfolk. 757-962-1961.

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#757eats: Cracker’s in Norfolk

You have got to hit up this Norfolk watering hole sometime. Cracker’s is known for its drinks, appetizers and late-night kitchen that dishes tapas like it’s nobody’s business. Oh, and it’s classy. I’m talking mousse, goat cheese salmon crepes … And yes, they probably do have crackers, but we’re sure it’d come with fancy-schmancy cheese — not that we’re complaining.

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How to score free stuff from Chipotle this summer

Looks like summer just got a little hotter. Turns out Chipotle will be giving out “Chiptopia” reward cards starting July 1, which can be picked up at any location (check this map for Hampton Roads locations.) With the card, customers can upgrade to different status levels that each will give them special perks. You can get free entrees, such as the fast-casual joint’s famed burritos, when you purchase food with your Chiptopia card! Yum!

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