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Tidewater: The Next Great Food Destination

In the rush to canonize the citadels of New Southern Cuisine, the country has ignored Virginia’s Tidewater, the constellation of seven sister cities that spirals out from the Chesapeake Bay. From the shallow waters of this port-city region, where immigrant cuisines thrive and the measure of chefs’ mettle is their prowess with oysters and crab and rockfish and shad, the country’s next great food region is beginning to surface.

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  • Norfolk, VA
  • Suffolk , VA
  • Tidewater , VA


  • Restaurants


  • Afar | Aug 17
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