Find out what's in store for Richmond Restaurant Week 2018!

For restaurant connoisseurs and lovers of the local food scene, Richmond Restaurant Week, April 23–28, is a highly anticipated occasion. This bi-annual event provides the chance to experience a three-course prix fixe dinner at some of Richmond's finest restaurants for only $29.18, of which $4.18 is given to FeedMore, a nonprofit that provides food to Central Virginia's at-risk population. This year's list of participants is full of returning favorites, such as The Roosevelt in Church Hill, Southbound in the Southside, Saison in Jackson Ward, and Acacia Midtown on Cary Street. However, these four newcomers are sure to impress even the most critical foodie! [caption id="attachment_7396" align="aligncenter" width="726"] Image courtesy of www.coloradohomesconnection.com[/caption]
Brenner Pass
This newer Scott's Addition restaurant specializes in upscale food inspired by the Alpine region of Europe. With modern decor, a creative yet decadent menu, and a wide selection of craft cocktails and wine, Brenner Pass has been wowing its diners since it opened in June of 2017. This popular spot is sure to fill up quickly, so be sure to make your reservations well in advance!
Casa Italiana Restaurant
If you're looking for some classic Italian food, this family-run restaurant in the West End is an ideal destination. Their menu combines classic Italian dishes and upscale, modern cuisine to bring you a dining experience that will have you coming back well after Richmond Restaurant Week is over. Reservations are recommended.
Laura Lee's
Laura Lee's was opened in 2016 across from Forest Hill Park on Semmes Avenue. It was quickly named one of Richmond's best new restaurants of 2017 by Richmond Magazine, and it isn't hard to see why. With a comfortable atmosphere, vintage-inspired decor, and an impressive food and drink menu, Laura Lee's is definitely worth a visit. Their Richmond Restaurant Week menu is already listed, and can be seen here.
Belle
Formerly Belle & James, Belle's mission is to serve delicious, locally sourced dishes at a fair price. Known for their Southern food and craft cocktails, this downtown spot has plenty of options that cater to a variety of appetites. Richmond Restaurant Week is the perfect time to try everything that this newly branded restaurant has to offer! A complete list of participating restaurants can be found here. Which of these are worth trying out? Let us know in the comments!

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