Demolition Coffee’s menu of gourmet ground coffee, freshly baked pastries, and specialty sandwiches delights patrons and has caught the attention of reporters from the Progress-Index and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The acclaim is due to expertly brewed espresso beverages, sandwiches featuring freshly baked bread, and salads accented with original toppings, such as caribbean chicken. Additionally, Progress-Index reporter F.M. Wiggins lauds the spacious café’s interior as “unique,” with recycled materials “that carry over the 'demolition' theme and the community atmosphere.” Beneath high wooden ceilings and surrounded by refurbished brick walls, wooden tabletops are scattered about the WiFi–saturated seating area to invite leisurely sipping, and regular live music provides entertainment for workaday-coffee cups.
When she was laid-off from her job as a pre-school teacher, Chef Tara picked up a whisk and whipped lemons into lemonade by establishing Devilish Delights Bakery, LLC. At Devilish Delights, she crafts delectable treats such as cupcakes, cakes, pies and tarts, and cookies and brownies from fresh ingredients.
Chef Tara’s cupcake menu includes more than 25 flavors, ranging from tiramisu and banana puddin’ to decadent flavors such as chocolate bacon blast, toasted-almond raspberry, and the Boston—Boston cream pie cake filled with chocolate ganache. She also specializes in her trademarked CakePushers, a handheld tube filled with cake and icing that customers can push layer-by-layer into their own mouths or an unsuspecting sibling’s backpack.
In its centennial year, Williams Bakery’s batter mixers fill the air with the aroma of just-baked breads, cakes, pies, and pastries made from scratch every day. Ciabatta or loaf breads ($2.59–$2.99) house sandwich fillers without relying on crutches such as preservatives or flying buttresses made of toothpicks. Patrons can transform humdrum mealtimes with life-changing desserts such as Mom’s carrot cake, chocolate-lover’s cake ($12.99+), or pecan pie ($9.69). Oodles of pastries ($1.19+) and stacks of cookies by the dozen ($3.59) perch on kitchen counters and peek out from state-of-the-art cookie receptacles.
GlobeHopper Coffeehouse & Lounge offers a space where the community can congregate to exchange culture and sip strong espresso. The menu offers a myriad of both caffeinated concoctions and liquored libations, starting with its cup of coffee ($1.65), solely served in the superior French-press technique. Choose between piping hot or Antarctica cold espresso selections, including the café latte ($3.35) and the tiramisu icespresso ($3.50). Complement coffee with 15 of GlobeHopper's signature poffertjes ($3.95), a homemade miniature Dutch pastry that's dusted with powdered sugar, bedecked in a butter curl, and served hot from the oven. Dionysuses can unwind after a long day of solving Eleusinian Mysteries with a glass of red or white wine ($6+) or a selection from GlobeHopper's assortment of international beers ($3+). The crème-de-menthe-infused Hot Schnocolate ($7) soothes sore throats, whereas the Caramel Scotch Cappuccino ($7.50) perks taste buds up in their tongue seats. A bevy of breakfast and lunchtime bites are also available, with muffins, flatbread sandwiches, and wraps making culinary cameos.
Savor is a VA Green, local minded cafe. Housed in a converted warehouse, the setting is mod, the atmosphere friendly, the food delicious, and the staff professional. Open weekdays for breakfast and lunch (dine-in or boxed lunch), Savor also does a popular Monthly Wine Dinner on the 4th Friday.