We love exploring our new city and will keep up with our favorite finds here. Check them out if you find yourself on this side of the Blue Ridge Mountains!


Downtown: Hamiltons’ at First and Main, Monsoon Siam (here and here), The Nook, Chaps, Citizen Burger, The Fitzroy, Splendora’s

Belmont: The Local, Lampo

Other: Kohr Bros., Sweethaus, Brazos, Beer Run, Bluegrass Grill & Bakery


Hiking (Old Rag Mountain, Monticello Trails, Ivy Creek, Turk Gap Trail, Crabtree Falls, Humpback Rock), City Farmers’ Market, Fridays After Five, Polo at King Family Vineyards, Rivanna Trail, Starry Nights at Veritas, Chris Greene Lake for kayaking/swimming, Carter Mountain Orchard, Monticello