Robey Martin, The Virginian-Pilot

Robey Martin

The Virginian-Pilot

Richmond, VA, United States

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Past articles by Robey:

A tortilla and tequila revival is taking place in Virginia Beach — and being taken seriously

Quemar, a self-described blend of Latin American and Mexican cuisine, doesn't disappoint, from its service to exceptional dishes to its extensive tequila cabinet. → Read More

A delicious crab crawl: Where to get your soft shells in Hampton Roads

Freelancer Robey Martin knows her soft shells and recommends where to get dishes this season, depending on your mood. And appetite. → Read More

Virginia Beach’s Love Song restaurant will have you in the center of it all

Chef and co-owner Mike Hill opened Love Song last year near the Oceanfront. His intention for a neighborhood spot just a touch above fried seafood and steak is obvious on the menu and in the relaxed but attentive service. And if you’ve been feeling disconnected lately, stop in here. → Read More

No, it’s not OK to make a restaurant reservation and not show up

Not showing up after you've made dinner reservations hurts business, leaving restaurants with last-minute open tables. → Read More

Eggnog in a pastry or as a boozy flight: Virginia Beach restaurants serve holiday treat with a twist

Eggnog is in season and a few local restaurants have concocted new drinks and pastries to make the season sweet and bright. → Read More

THE HOT LIST: Where you should eat in Richmond this May

The weather is warmer, restaurants are reopening, and more people are now vaccinated against COVID-19. Seems like a perfect time to bring back the Richmond Hot List. A curated collection of places to eat and things to do around Richmond. → Read More

Scout & Molly's uses humor to connect with customers

Erin Ackerman and Kristine Hubbard own Scout & Molly's Boutique on River Road in Richmond. → Read More

How you can help Richmond restaurants

Some restaurants are temporarily closing, others are making adjustments. → Read More

Richmond restaurant Hot List: Here are the new places to eat in Richmond

Love trying new restaurants? Listen to Eat It, Virginia! → Read More

Where you should eat, drink, and stay at the Outer Banks this off season

What are your favorite places to visit in the Outer Banks? → Read More

Popeyes is good, but these Richmond-made chicken sandwiches are better

In Richmond, we are lucky to have some line-worthy chicken sandwiches. → Read More

Richmond restaurant Hot List: These are the places to try in August

This summer has been a HOT one. Let's make it even hotter with the release of Richmond restaurant HOT LIST for August. The column in which Eat It, Virginia! podcast co-host Robey Martin (former Richmond restaurant critic) answers her most-asked question: “Where should I be eating now in Richmond?” → Read More

Insider tips to enjoying Richmond food festival Fire, Flour & Fork

Tickets go on sale Friday for the four-day Richmond food feast-ival that runs October 31 thru November 3. → Read More

Richmond restaurant Hot List: These are the places to try in July

Love to try new restaurants? Listen to the Eat It, Virginia! podcast. → Read More

Watch Richmond chef Laine Myers on Chopped

Myers is the executive chef of Nota Bene in Richmond. → Read More

Why Happy Hour specials will soon pour into your social media feed

On July 1, Richmond restaurants will FINALLY be able to tell customers about their happy hour specials. → Read More

Richmond restaurant Hot List: Where to dine out in May

Subscribe to the Eat It, Virginia! podcast. If you like what you hear, kindly leave a review. → Read More

Lemaire celebrates the Kentucky Derby with $500 mint juleps

Proceeds are going to The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter. → Read More

Pasture – an award-winning Richmond restaurant – is for sale

Beloved downtown Richmond restaurant Pasture, owned by Jason Alley and Michele Jones, is for sale, Alley confirmed Tuesday morning. → Read More

The Hot List: The Richmond restaurants you should try this month

Here’s your hot Richmond restaurants for April. → Read More