This Unassuming Region Of Virginia Is Now An Acclaimed Foodie Destination

The past decade has seen an incredible expansion of the dining scene here in Virginia. Seemingly small towns are now critically acclaimed foodie destinations, and it’s a trend we don’t expect will stop anytime soon. In fact, a historically rural and oftentimes overlooked region of the state is now making headlines for its cuisine. While it’s always been on the map for hikers, outdoor lovers, and history buffs, the Shenandoah Valley of western Virginia is now calling the name of food lovers, too. So take a look at some of the fine dining and authentic cuisine you can look forward to enjoying the next time you visit this lovable region:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What are your thoughts on these incredible food destinations and towns in the Shenandoah Valley? We’d love to hear from you! For more delicious dining, check out our related article, “These 9 Virginia Towns Might Be Tiny…But Their Restaurants Are Amazing.”