In Your Face

Three Brothers Brewing: A Good, Solid Start

A few days ago, Old South High convened a seven-person panel of beer lovers to serve the public interest by spending an evening drinking beer, and in the process, evaluate the quality of Harrisonburg’s new & long-awaited brewery, Three Brothers Brewing. The expert panel conducted a blind tasting in which we put Three Brothers Hoptimization […]

Posted in In Your Face | Leave a comment

Food Truck Serving Up Grilled Cheese On South High

Thanks to the increasing number of food trucks popping up in parking lots all over the city, legit tacos and pupusas are much easier to come by in the ‘burg than they were even five years ago. Plans for a food truck court in Harrisonburg are still being hatched. And now the people of South […]

Posted in In Your Face | 1 Response

Collicello Urban Gardens: Micro-farm, Mega-ambition

On Tuesday afternoon, they started 500 new seeds. On Wednesday, they planted 200 more, all of them in flats cramming the side wing of the wrap-around porch at Sam Frere’s and Dan Warren’s house on Collicello Street. They try to put in at least that much every day, enough to provide steady replacement to their […]

Also posted in Jameson Madison, The Burg Abides | Leave a comment

HDR presents first Rocktown Wine & Dine Fest in Harrisonburg Saturday

On the heels of two wildly successful Rocktown Beer & Music Festivals, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance will present the first wine festival downtown this Saturday at the Turner Pavilion & Park.  Over 80 wines from around the world, as well as local wines, will be featured and select wines will be paired with food samples.  You can see a […]

Also posted in Melt Your Face, The Burg Abides | Leave a comment

Cookout or Takeout?

You know those times when you have the urge to grill out, but then you think to yourself, “that’s way too much work” and besides, “I don’t just want hamburgers and hotdogs, I also want corndogs, barbecue and milkshakes”?…well, don’t fret, Cookout Restaurant, “Cooked Outdoors Style,” is here to save the day! Or should I […]

Posted in In Your Face | 5 Responses

What’s Better Than One Food Truck? Lots Of Them Together.

Gaggle of geese, parliament of owls, pod of … food carts. That’s the terminology Portland, at least, where “food cart pods” are kind of the rage (and where they apparently call food trucks “food carts”). And so, upon his return to his hometown of Harrisonburg this spring, after a number of years in Portland, Mike […]

Posted in In Your Face | 2 Responses

First and Foremost…

There should be no doubt that the resurgence of downtown Harrisonburg can be credited to the vibrancy of its restaurants.  Even more, there has been a food culture explosion concurrent with the expansion of the Farmer’s Market and the emergence of the Farm-to-Table ethic.  Sure, we still have the BBQ and hotdogs and one-step-above-gas station […]

Posted in In Your Face | Leave a comment