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The Roanoker

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017 I VOLUME XLIV NUMBER 11/12

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DEPARTMENTS

8

Worth a Click

10

From the Editor

14

Lunch With

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Streets of Roanoke

18

The Gist

22

#RoanokeLove

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Events Calendar

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Then & Now
ON THE COVER
John Park photographed this

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FEATURES

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Our readers weigh in on the best places,
meals and more.

What does "best friends" really mean?
These pairs embody the answer.

2018 Roanoker Dining Awards

BFF: The Real Thing

Compiled by Liz Long and Jeff Wood

by Dan Smith

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Dining: Wall Street Tavern

The "upscaled bar food" offerings are
enhanced by a welcoming atmosphere.
by Shari Dragovich

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Little Town Comeback:
Clifton Forge's Masonic Theatre
The venerable showplace has come
back from near-oblivion to become a
destination.
by Joan Vannorsdall

Food Writing in The Roanoker

Our dining writer reflects on her hopes
and goals in covering the regional
restaurant scene.
by Shari Dragovich

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Inside a Baker's Kitchen

Lisa Link set out with a goal of
convenience and a place for everything.
by Liz Long

Special Sections:
Top Doctors Event

Here's a look at the magazine's first-ever
gathering of physicians recognized by
nurses in our July/August issue. Page 29.

Restaurant Profiles

These establishments present great
reasons for your visit. Page 66.

Virginia Craft Spirits Showcase

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Fun and education came together at
our second annual event. Page 74.

The Roanoke region was undergoing
changes 100 years ago.

Holiday Gift Guide

those for Wall Street, and page
76 for Shari Dragovich's review

by Nelson Harris

pretty dish at Wall Street
Tavern. See page 34 for the
2018 Dining Awards, including

Roanoke 1917: Echoes of Today?

Great local ideas for everyone on your
list, and maybe you, too. Page 92.

of the restaurant.

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