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The Taphouse on Queens Way – A Serious Case of Puppy Love (Grade: A-)

If I were to pick a dog that would epitomize Taphouse, it would have to be a pug puppy – bug-eyed, wobbly and, in general, not quite right … yet completely irresistible.  This restaurant is about as balanced, and intriguing, … Continue reading

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Pocahontas Pancake and Waffle Shop in Virginia Beach — History vs. Hash Browns (Grade: B)

There’s something distinctly unsettling about dining at Pocahontas Pancake and Waffle Shop in Virginia Beach.  On the one hand, you’re going to get treated to copious, tastily prepared portions of the four breakfast food groups (eggs, salt, sugar and potatoes).  … Continue reading

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Salsas in Newport News — One Taco Short of a Combo Meal (Grade: B)

Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat:  Salsas, sister restaurant to the local El Azteca mini-chain, is your garden-variety, large-scale, high-volume Tex-Mex restaurant.  You know, the kind that litters the Riverwalk in San Antonio, where tourists are swept … Continue reading

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