Book a table at The Local
in the Belmont quarter. Order comfort foods like dry-rubbed pork chops with crispy sweet-potato fries.
Sure Beats the Dorm: Students check their parents into The Boar's Head Inn (pictured) in hopes they'll pick up the tab for bottles of Virginia wines served on the outdoor patio overlooking the property's lake.
If You Do Go for a Game: There's an unofficial dress code. Women don dresses from shops like Eloise; guys pick up blazers and those classic orange-and-navy bowties at Eljos.
Coach's Report: "Students shake off finals with comfort foods like grilled cheese on sourdough at The Virginian restaurant (434/984-4667)"–Coach Mike London