Eating in Roanoke, Virginia

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 I know how much you all love pictures of food 😉

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I quite enjoy pictures of flowers and food so Blue Apron in Roanoke gave me quite a few photo opps! They have a lovely website and I was hungry just staring at the menu.

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I was sipping on a Sazerac cocktail, which is similar to an old-fashioned but a bit more dry and stronger.

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There were quite a few choices which are apparent with their menu. However, I decided to stick to what I know and ordered the rib-eye. I need to remember that rib-eye is not the steak that makes me swoon because it’s got a lot of fatty muscle pieces since the cut is from the rib. Those shrimp look scrumptious though!

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The dessert was the best part. Just look at that ice cream and chocolate syrup dripping. This is their warm chocolate cake with chocolate ganache and Homestead Creamery ice cream.

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The next morning we started off with dessert for breakfast. Who doesn’t love a good donut?

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For lunch, we had Benny Marconi’s which is a thing in Virginia. We ordered four 28 inch pizzas and it’s hard to tell how big this pizza is because there’s nothing in the picture that offers perspective. I can assure you though, that the pizza barely fit in this camera shot!

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After all the meetings that day, we went for a mini walk downtown. The cool thing about a lot of east coast cities is there are indoor walking streets that lead you from certain parts of town to others. I assume this is extremely handy when it’s 10 degrees Fahrenheit outside so I applaud them on this great creation. 

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For dinner that evening, we ended up at Lucky. Our appetizers were clams and also boiled peanuts. I have to admit I tried the clams (they were okay) but the salted peanuts were delicious. Something about the boiling of them makes them even more delicious and just perfectly salty.

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This is more of a comfort food type of restaurant which was amazing because I ordered fried chicken. This was definitely some of the most delicious fried chicken I’ve ever had! 

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Lots of delicious food so if you’re in the area, I would definitely recommend this for a couple of drinks and a delicious comforting meal.

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So now that you’re starving, tell me if you’ve been to Roanoke or anywhere in Virginia!

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