Friday, February 21, 2020

Rich Life

Options still on the table for Valentine’s Day

By Kathy Chouteau Did you leave your Valentine’s Day planning to the last minute? Have no fear, Richmond restaurants are here, ready and willing to take your dinner reservation...
A go-to spot for tasty street tacos in Richmond

A go-to spot for tasty street tacos in Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Even amidst the throng of Mexican eateries on Richmond’s 23rd Street, the Tacos Los Primos food truck stands out, drawing passersby with the wafting smell of authentic food and a good online...
Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

Barrels of fun: Richmond has a new wine bar

A new wine bar has opened near the Richmond waterfront, not far from the Rosie the Riveter Visitor's Center. Since 2017, Noel Diaz, owner of Purity Wine, has operated a winemaking cooperative at 1401 Marina...
Pup Hut to change ownership in February

Pup Hut to change ownership in February

By Kathy Chouteau It’s been a Richmond institution for more than 40 years, and soon it will have new owners. Pup Hut, identifiable far and wide by its fab retro design and touch-the-sky sign of a...

After 5 years, Taste of Ethiopia hasn’t lost its kick

By Kathy Chouteau Taste of Ethiopia has been open for five years, but it sure hasn’t lost its kick—or its neighborhood appeal. The Rich Life recently stopped by the local eatery located at 11740 San Pablo...
Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

Mashallah Food Truck spices up local scene

By Kathy Chouteau The Mashallah Halal Food Indian and Pakistani Food Truck recently rolled onto the streets and if its flavorfully spicy Indian and Pakistani dishes are any indication, it’s the hottest thing happening...
Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

Taqueria La Bamba spotlights Mexican-El Salvadoran delights

By Kathy Chouteau With its freshly painted, bright orange exterior, Taqueria La Bamba shines like a Mayan sun on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. On a recent lunchtime visit to the Mexican-El Salvadoran fusion eatery, The...

Assemble serves up superb brunch and scenery

By Kathy Chouteau You’ve got to love a restaurant location that’s so perfectly situated, you can run, walk, bike, drive or even sail to it. When it comes to assembling at Richmond’s Assemble restaurant, situated...
Richmond Native Wellness Center

Richmond Native Wellness Center shares culture with community

by Mike Kinney Many locals who drive by the Richmond Native Wellness Center can probably guess what occurs inside. They likely don't know how busy it can be at 2566 Macdonald Ave. A satellite clinic of...
Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

Slow Burn Glass heats up Richmond art scene

By Kathy Chouteau A talented glass artist has recently fired up the Richmond art scene. Equipped with his glassblowing pipe, glass artist and instructor Bryan Goldenberg recently relocated his Slow Burn Glass shop to Richmond. Goldenberg,...

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City launches Transparent Richmond platform

City launches Transparent Richmond platform

In an effort to increase transparency in government operations, Richmond just launched Transparent Richmond, a citywide open data and performance reporting system powered by...
Richmond Black History celebration to 'engage, educate and entertain'

Richmond black history celebration to ‘engage, educate and entertain’

By Kathy Chouteau Touting an afternoon event that will “engage, educate and entertain,” the City of Richmond and the Commission on Aging will co-host the...
Richmond: Suns shine on family-owned furniture store

Richmond’s family-owned El Sol Furniture shines on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney Quality furniture that is unique isn't the only reason people from out of town visit this store on 23rd Street in Richmond....