Longoven + Alewife: The Best of Both

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LongoveThis winter, the chefs of two of Richmond's top new restaurants – Longoven and Alewife – will swap kitchens for two separate tag-team menu takeovers at each other's restaurants. Alewife celebrates the bounty of the coastal waters of the Mid-Atlantic region.

Jan. 28, Longoven visits Alewife

On Monday, Jan. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m., Chefs Andrew Manning, Patrick Phelan and Megan Fitzroy Phelan of Longoven will offer highlights from Longoven's ingredient-driven menu at Alewife, in Richmond's Church Hill neighborhood. Longoven's chefs will feature versions of their signature dishes made with sustainably sourced seafood and local produce in creative iterations.

Guests can expect 6 courses for $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), along with optional wine pairings. Highlights include Surf Clam, with Pepperoni and Mississippi Rice; Short Rib with Mustard and Turnip; and Mackerel with Cabbage and Pepper Relish. 

Alewife: 3120 E Marshall St., Richmond

Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant directly: 804-325-3426. (Reservations are highly suggested and are subject to a $50 per person cancellation fee, if cancelled within 24 hours.)

Feb. 24, Alewife visits Longoven

On Sunday, Feb. 24, Alewife's chef/owner Lee Gregory, a three-time James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic, along with Chef de Cuisine Bobo Catoe, will take their creativity to Longoven in Scott's Addition to present Gregory's seafood-centric dishes to guests at Longoven.

Longoven, which opened in June 2018, focuses on seasonality and guest service. More details on this event, including menu, pricing and reservations will be released in the coming weeks.

Longoven: 2939 W. Clay St., Richmond

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