Restaurant review: Shanghai Wonderful

On a cold December Sunday, the extended family met for dinner at the new Shanghai Wonderful location, in the Best Western Abercorn Inn on Bridgeport road in Richmond. The restaurant was previously located in a strip mall onn Lansdowne and Cooney Road, but closed several years ago when the strip mall was sold and redeveloped….

Restaurant Review: Bistro Verde

While downtown to watch the Christmas Santa Clause Parade, we stopped inside Nordstrom’s and went for lunch in their bistro on the top floor. It’s modern space, bright and airy, with floor to ceiling windows. Theirs is a casual upscale menu and vibe, somewhere in between an Earl’s or Cactus Club restaurant. We decided to…

Restaurant review: Afghan Horseman Restaurant

First return visit to the Afghan Horseman. The last time I was here, it was still on West Broadway, probably some 10+ years ago. appetizer of flat bread, with spinach dip, hummus and salad. These are yeasted whole wheat flat bread, baked until lightly crisp around the edges. ¬†They were warm and lightly crisp on…