Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Weekly Food Notes

Another Late-Night Cookie Option, Shoyruken Ramen's New Digs + More

Posted on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Late night: The cookie wars are heating up in Richmond with the opening of Insomnia Cookies. It joins Red Eye Cookies and Campus Cookies jockeying for the late-night jones for cookies and milk delivered to your door. Insomnia Cookies also can bring you ice cream, and its delivery service runs till 3 a.m. insomniacookies.com.

Ramen News: After its pop-up run at Lunch ends in April, Shoryuken Ramen plans to put down roots in the former Dash Kitchen + Carry spot on West Franklin Street. No opening date has been set yet. shoryukenramen.com.

Wine time: Acacia Mid-Town is planning a mini wine dinner March 25. It will offer a three-course Spanish wine pairing for $38. acaciarestaurant.com. … Camden’s Dogtown Market will salute the Pacific Northwest. Five courses will only set you back $50. cdmrva.com. … The Green Fairy will alight at Can Can Brasserie April 2 at 7 p.m. Four courses are offered, plus an amuse bouche, paired with cocktails made with Trinity absinthe. There are only 45 seats available, so channel your inner Degas and reserve your spot for $59.98. cancanbrasserie.com.

Closed: The downtown location of Coppola’s Deli closed last week after 18 years in business, according to Richmond BizSense. The Carytown location is owned separately by Tom Roukous and isn’t affected. Owner Rob Cherry plans to relocate the sandwich shop to South Side or the far West End. North Carolina’s Rudino’s Pizza and Grinders will take over the vacated spot at Main and 12th streets.

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