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Classic Restaurants of Coastal Virginia
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When: September 21, 2019 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
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The history of dining in Virginia goes back to 1607. Dairy lunches and tearooms dominated the early twentieth-century dining scene. Local favorite Doumar's--famous for inventing the ice cream cone--became the rage at the 1907 Jamestown Exposition, and palatial seaside resorts like the Cavalier attracted patrons to their luxurious dining rooms in the Roaring Twenties. In the 1930s, Bacalis' Hot Dog Place invented the Norfolk Dog, a tradition that's carried on today. Steinhilber's has catered to family nights out for decades, keeping pace as the local food scene has grown and changed. Join local chef and food writer Patrick Evans-Hylton as he recalls the history of Coastal Virginia's restaurants – including the Smithfield Inn - and the personalities that made them unforgettable.

Location: Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA

Upcoming Events

21
Sep
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
21
Sep
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
24
Sep
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Past Events

15
Sep
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
220 North Church Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430
14
Sep
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
11
Sep
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ivy Hill Cemetery, 451 N. Church Street, Smithfield, VA
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