From Richmond BizSense:
As it starts to serve up prepared meals on the side, a local restaurant chain is growing in the Short Pump location that got it all cooking.
Tazza Kitchen plans a $500,000 expansion at its original outpost at 3332 Pump Road by adding an adjoining space that previously housed Natale’s Alteration Express, which has moved elsewhere within the Short Pump Crossing shopping center.
The expansion will add 1,000 square feet to Tazza’s existing 3,400, extending the restaurant’s kitchen area and tying the next-door space at 3328 Pump Road into Tazza’s lease with S.L. Nusbaum Realty, which manages the shopping center.
Tazza co-owner Susan Davenport said the restaurant will benefit from a larger kitchen.
Laura Lee’s is Now Open for Dine-in Service
Laura Lee’s has a plan to keep you, their employees safe and get you a great meal.
Great news from our friends at Laura Lee’s (3410 Semmes Avenue).
Laura Lee’s is now open for dine-in and take-out daily from 5-10 PM:
We offer a mix of outdoor seating and tables adjacent to our open garage door at the front of the dining room. Our online reservations system does not differentiate between the two – we will do our best to offer your preferred table at arrival, but there are no guarantees. If you would like to specifically reserve either an indoor table or an outdoor table, please call us at (804)233-9672.
Please note that all guests are required to wear a mask or face covering.RESERVATIONS https://lauraleesrva.com/reservations.php
Richmond BizSense.com Reporting Naked Onion Permanently Closed
The take-out sandwich spot has been closed since the start of the pandemic.
Richmond BizSense.com has the news of another restaurant feeling the sting of Covid-19.
“We have decided to permanently close. With COVID, and giving birth to our second child in May, we just don’t feel comfortable with the daily risk, nor do we feel it responsible to put our staff at risk,” the Comstocks said in a message to BizSense via Facebook.
The Comstocks said they’re not sure what their next move might be. Both are chefs who had prior experience in the culinary scenes in Las Vegas and Richmond before opening The Naked Onion.
Fuzzy Cactus has reopened, offering family meals, cocktails to go
Get your to-go fried chicken, sandwiches, family meals, and cocktails from this Brookland Park favorite.
The Fuzzy Cactus, the space I very affectionately refer to as the “Sticky Rice of the Northside,” has reopened for curbside to-go and bulk family meals, the Brookland Park restaurant announced.
The full menu, which includes the restaurant’s fried chicken, sandwiches, and other shareables, follows below.
Fuzzy Cactus is located at 221 Brookland Park Boulevard. Order online here.