'Charlottesville' on Serious Eats

Sugar Rush: Pignoli Cookie at Paradox Pastry, Charlottesville, VA

The display case at Paradox Pastry is extremely inviting, with mini pies (buttermilk and lemon meringue when I was there), scones, muffins, and a serious looking Virginia Peanut Butter Mousse Torte. I wanted something relatively light to hold me over until brunch, so I went to the selection of (actually not small at all) cookies. The Pignoli Cookie ($2) was recommended to me—and I'm so very glad it was. More

Photo of the Day: Boring Burrito

Ordering a boring burrito at Charlottesville, Virginia's Aqui Es Mexico would be pretty sad considering that its other mouthwatering burrito offerings include beef tongue, fried pork, and lamb, but it's listed on the children's menu mostly to appease picky young eaters. Adults, don't even think about it.... More

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