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BETH FURGURSON R SARAH HAUSE SARAH HAUSER The New V irginia Cuisine by Patrick Evans-Hylton I'm a believer in that, to understand where you are going, you have to know from where you came. It holds true with what you eat, as well. ` Above: The River and Rail Restaurant, Roanoke; Top Right: Zynodoa, Staunton; Bottom Right: The Palisades Restaurant, Eggleston 26 Fine dining has had a home in Virginia for centuries; 18th century taverns catering to the gentry would put out quite a spread, and the last two royal governors employed professionally trained European cooks to entertain guests in style. Much of the food mimicked the English style, and imported ingredients would augment fresh and perishable goods from local lands and waters. From this everyday cooking, the first true American regional cuisine emerged, and served as a platform for the emerging American cuisine scene overall. NEW VIRGINIA CUISINE Virginia chefs have built on the state's rich food past, based on time-honored

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Virginia Travel Guide 2015

Welcome To Virginia
Virginia Travel Information & State Map
Great Scenic Drives
The Beauty of the Small Town
Eat Like a Local
The New Virginia Cuisine
Local Foodie Fun
Wine & Oysters: Perfect Virginia Pair
Craft Ciders and Other Sips
Love on Tap: Craft Brews
Music to the Ear
Resorts and Sweet Dreams
Golf Virginia!
The Sporting Life
Civil War & Emancipation
Tracking “Turn” in Virginia
Walking with Speilberg and Lincoln
Natural Outdoors
Virginia Water Adventures
Coastal Virginia
Coastal Virginia / Eastern Shore
Chesapeake Bay
Northern Virginia
Central Virginia
Southern Virginia
Shenandoah Valley
Blue Ridge Highlands
Heart of Appalachia
Virginia Accommodations
Virginia Events 2015

Virginia Travel Guide 2015