Favorite

The Frog and the Redneck 

The 'It List'

The Frog and the Redneck
1423 E. Cary St. 648-3764

The Frog and the Redneck is probably sought out by as many out-of-towners as locals. Chef Jimmy Sneed's appearances at numerous charity events throughout the country and on TV with Julia Child have given him a high profile among those interested in food and dining.

Co-owner Adam Steely, who oversees the mural-decked, comfortable dining room, has assembled an admirable selection of spirits for the bar, as well as a stellar wine list of French and American wines.

Menus are printed daily and tweaked to reflect market availability. Sneed's strength is his treatment of fish and shellfish, but rabbit, bison and beef are also wonderful treats here. The presentations are straightforward, even plain, but the simplicity allows the primary flavors to be the stars. You're likely to gain a new appreciation for grouper, snapper, halibut or other sea creatures you may never have heard of.

When culinary trends seem to have moved toward getting as many flavors on a plate as possible, Sneed and his kitchen staff enhance the essential flavors rather than mask them. The results are simply delicious. And don't leave without a dish of New Age
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Short and Sweet: Why I Want to Be Mayor of Richmond

    • Hello, Welcome to the Mrs Agnes Loan company . We offer loans at very low…

    • on May 29, 2017
  • Re: Short and Sweet: Why I Want to Be Mayor of Richmond

    • Do you need urgent loan? We give loans to interested individuals Who are trying to…

    • on May 29, 2017
  • Re: The Brain-Makers

    • HOW I GOT CURED OF HERPES VIRUS I'm here to testify about what DR. OSO…

    • on May 29, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in Miscellany

    More by Davis Morton

    • Glass Houses

      Bin 22 and Enoteca Sogno show Richmonders two different ways to savor wine.
      • Mar 1, 2006
    • Attractive Abundance

      Diets notwithstanding, perhaps it's time to reconsider the buffet.
      • Jan 11, 2006
    • Tropical Allure

      Spices of the islands and a tireless chef conjure a getaway downtown.
      • Nov 30, 2005
    • More »

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation