Of particular interest are the $5 daily small plate specials, but leave room for the Perfect Egg appetizer, a rye-crusted hardboiled egg, cured salmon, sprouted quinoa, braised cabbage, and cumin yogurt.

Dutch & Co
400 N 27th Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 643-8824

A taste of Havana in the middle of the American South, Kuba Kuba offers perfectly pressed Cuban sandwiches and fresh, sweet plantains that pair perfectly with an espresso.

Kuba Kuba
1601 Park Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 355-8817

Everything at L’Oppossum is creative, delicious, and unlike anything you’ve ever had. But be sure to take in the dining room itself, which is decorated with Chef David Shannon’s personal art collection, which includes more than thirty statues of David.

626 China Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 918-6028

When visiting Metzger, a butchery and market by day and restaurant by night, order the mette (hand-cut sirloin tartare with grilled bread and a farm egg).

Metzger Bar and Butchery
801 N 23rd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 325-3147

From pimiento cheese on Ritz crackers to fried ribs in Alabama white sauce, Pasture offers the comfort food you’ve only dreamed of.

416 E Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-0416

The star at Pomegrante is, hands down, its brunch. Get duck fat biscuits and duck confit gravy, and don’t forget a pomegranate mimosa.

3321 W Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 447-4365

The Church Hill restaurant is in a century-old building, and offers elevated Southern fare.

The Roosevelt
623 N 25th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 658-1935