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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Mamma Zu’s

“One of Rick’s first jobs in Richmond was peeling garlic by hand at Mamma Zu’s. He’s been an eggplant sauce devotee ever since.”  —Lean Year

501 S Pine St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Helen’s Restaurant

“Open since 1935, Helen’s is simple and stunning.  I drink a Manhattan.”  —  Lean Year

2527 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Sub Rosa Bakery

“Our friends Evrim and Evin make beautiful bread and pastries with heirloom grains and local and organic ingredients. They always try to do things the right way, even if it’s the hard way—and it tastes like it.”  —  Lean Year

620 North 25th Street, Richmond, VA 23223, United States
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Babe’s of Carytown

Upbeat lesbian and gay bar with Southern pub fare and a patio, plus drag shows, karaoke, and line dancing.

3166 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221, United States
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Kuba Kuba

Tiny, vibrant cafe serving casual Cuban fare with wine, beer, and brunch with counter & booth seating.

1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Bamboo Cafe

“Perfect hole in the wall and local watering hole. Just a good place to hang with good friends. I’m pretty much just a beer drinker, so more than likely I’ll have whatever decent beer is on draft.”  —  Thorp Jenson

1 South Mulberry Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Black Hand Coffee Co.

Cozy, brick-lined cafe roasts its own beans daily and offers chai, bagels, and bulk coffee.

3101 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23221, United States
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The Camel

Late-night hub offering live music by up-and-coming bands, plus New American bites and craft beers.

1621 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Citizen Burger
2907 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221, USA
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Blue Bee Cider
1320 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA, USA
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The Dairy Bar
1602 Roseneath Rd, Richmond, VA 23230, USA
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Crossroads Coffee and Ice Cream
3600 Forest Hill Ave Richmond, VA 23225
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Heritage Restaurant
1627 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
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Triple Crossing
5203 Hatcher St, Richmond, VA 23231, USA
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Ellwood Thompson
4 N Thompson St, Richmond, VA 23221
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