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Richmond Magazine Dines at Parkside

Richmond Magazine enjoys some lunch and dinner at Parkside Cafe. Read the full review for the details and nibble on dessert below. Munford is especially proud of his ever-changing dessert blackboard. And he should be.

Pints and Pint-sized visit Parkside

What is Pints and Pint-sized? Pints and Pint-sized is the collaborative effort of Richard, your fearless editor, father of a 9 year old, and beer enthusiast, and Erin Sarro, who juggles creative directing, one-year-old child-rearing, and blog writing at Our goal is to give parents a guide to local restaurants where you can take your child and […]

Style Weekly dines at Parkside

Parkside has re-vamped the menu and Style Weekly gives the low-down. And that’s Parkside’s strength. There’s enough variety for the family — grilled pork tenderloin with white beans and a caramelized onion-port reduction for adults, and a hamburger or chicken burrito for kids. It’s a place where neighborhood families can eat without breaking the bank […]

RTD reviews Parkside

I’m afraid to admit that I haven’t been to the re-opened Parkside so I’ll leave the personal experiences up to my fellow readers. Dana Craig of RTD has a review up today and her headline of “Pleasant Parkside needs intensity” sums up her review very well.

Parkside’s new menu and hours on

Just like their opening, their re-opening took a bit longer than expected. Karri Peifer worked countless hours and bribed thousands of kitchen workers to break the story so I’m only stealing the hours and the first thing I’m ordering off the new menu. Go to the article to see the full menu.

Richmond has some Parkside details

Parkside reopens tomorrow

From the Parkside Facebook page;

Restaurant Tidbits: Southside Kuba Kuba?, Maldini’s Giant Pizza, and Parkside Chef finds new spot

The first one is rumor and based solely on a photo posted (by Manny Mendez) that was then reposted to Forest Hill Facebook page on the 8th. The photo shows Chris DiLauro and Manny Mendez behind the counter at the shuttered Stratford Grill with the title New Partners. Chris is the chef and owner behind […]

Parkside Closed for now

Things are a bit of flux at Parkside Cafe. First on February 21st they posted that they wouldn’t be open on Monday. Just letting everyone know our hours of operation are changing just a bit, we will now be closed Mondays, all other hours will stay the same. thanks! Then yesterday they posted this; Parkside Cafe will […]

Parkside has a new menu

This scoop is exclusive to go there, to see it all, since it isn’t posted anywhere else.

Restaurant Odds And Ends

Each of these stories might have deserved their own post but in the interest of saving space on the internet I’m giving you a quick roundup. The Force will be strong at Parkside Cafe.  They’ve announced a Star Wars night the last Sunday in November with costumed folks, Star Wars cookies, showing of a Star […]

New Menu Unveiled At Parkside Cafe

As of yesterday, Parkside Cafe has adjusted their menu (full versions below) and it looks tasty. They’ve added chicken and dumplings to the dinner menu and that alone will bring me in.

Style Weekly Dines at Parkside

Our original post with many customer reviews here, I Could Go On and On blog write up here, Richmond.Com review here, and now Style Weekly has decided to check it out as well. Overall it seems Style likes what they saw and ate. While Parkside has a bit of tinkering to do on some dishes, its […] Review of Parkside

I think nearly everyone in the H&H area as already chimed in on Parkside in this post but now has an official review. Overall, we see great things in Parkside Café’s future. The staff was friendly and the chef has a lot of ambition and a flair for unique treats. The dining room was laid-back, […]

I Could Go On and On Goes onto Parkside

Karen an lover of walks, music, friends and  food braved the Southbank to give Parkside a try. They had the samosas as an appetizer and had this to say. Check out the post to see what she and her dining buddy thought of the main courses. I should be ashamed to say how quickly we inhaled […]

Parkside Cafe Open

Reports are in that Parkside Cafe (3514 Forest Hill Ave) opened yesterday for lunch and dinner, sans ABC license, so no booze, yet. Did anybody stop by there yesterday? I hope to go today or tomorrow.

Parkside Menu Leaked to

Well despite my semi-best efforts Karri Peifer of got the scoop on long dormant Parkside Cafe’s possible awakening. She has been given a copy of the menu and reports a opening date of “soon”. On the plus side this soon doesn’t mean summer of 2011 but much sooner. As expected no date was given. […]

Style Rundown on Southbank’s New Eateries

The article covers the whole city but I’ve swiped the bit that covers our area and added some of my own comments. Parkside Café: It didn’t open in 2010 and awaits its introduction to Woodland Heights next door to Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream on Forest Hill Avenue. Advance interest in this chef-owned project is […]

Parkside Sign

A couple more photos by Page.

New Pizza Place Confirmed by

Karri Peifer of’s The Dish has verified the rumors of what is going into the old Mercedes shop on Forest Hill. And speaking of pizza, South Richmond / Westover Hills / Forest Hill / Woodland Heights is about to get some more of it. An old Mercedes dealership on Forest Hill Avenue is under […]

Parkside Café Update by Style Weekly

The Short Order column in Style Weekly has an update on Parkside Café which is being built next to Crossroads. Already getting the hype and looking at a September opening. I’m looking forward to a new dining option. Parkside Café’s owners, Brian Munford and Travis Milton, are taking their time to get it right — […]

Parkside Café Update

From’s kpeifer: Which reminded me … wasn’t there supposed to be a new restaurant coming to the old Seven Hills Market on Forest Hill Avenue? Yes, there was … and still is. I spoke with owner Brian Munford for an update. He’s taking his time on Parkside Café. The restaurant is more of a […]

Update: New Restaurant to fill old Seven Hills Market space

Richmond magazine reports that Brian Munford, owner and chef of Patina Grill in western Henrico County, is working toward opening a new restaurant in South Richmond with a partner, former Bottega chef Travis Milton. If things go as planned, the Parkside Cafe will be open in November at the corner of Forest Hill and Semmes […]