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Jake & Mike’s Closes Due to Owner’s Illness

Jake & Mike’s Closes Due to Owner’s Illness

By Susan Larson
Jake & Mike’s, the restaurant at 806 William St., has closed.
Owner Keith Jones posted the news on the restaurant’s Facebook page.
“To all of our friends that have frequented Jake & Mike’s over the past 18 months I want to let you know it has been a pleasure to meet and get to know you. Many of you are regulars to our restaurant and I appreciate your patronage.

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Restaurant Inspections: Sunken Well, Battlefield Restaurant, Jake & Mike’s, Decatur’s Crabs

Restaurant Inspections: Sunken Well, Battlefield Restaurant, Jake & Mike’s, Decatur’s Crabs

By Susan Larson
Rappahannock Area Health District (RAHD) officials conducted restaurant inspections at the following Fredericksburg locations April 9 – 11, 2014.
A “critical violation” is one that “poses a direct or immediate threat to the safety of the food being served.”
“In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any violations,” officials said on the Virginia Department of Health’s website.

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Sunday Brunch in Fredericksburg

Sunday Brunch in Fredericksburg

By Susan Larson
I was standing in line for Sunday brunch at Foode, when tourists engaged me in conversation.  These travelers wanted to eat brunch and get on the road.  They didn’t want to wait.  Where else in town could they go, they wanted to know?
I knew of a few downtown restaurants serving lunch on Sunday … but brunch?
So I asked on Facebook.
I investigated your suggestions, many of which turned out to be restaurants serving breakfast or lunch, not brunch.   But I did discover five locations in downtown Fredericksburg serving Sunday brunch.

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