Roxie Daisy: Chic Gifts and Home Decor With an Earthy Edge

October 28, 2014 11:50 am

Roxie Daisy is an independent boutique with a truly original aesthetic, offering home decor items, jewelry, and other accessories in neutral shades and with the perfect blend of glamour and natural elements. The charming shop is located in Charlottesville’s historic Downtown Mall and features a brick exterior and industrial interior that preserves the original look of the building.

Under the glow of jewel-encrusted chandeliers, rustic wooden display tables are covered with stationery supplies, wall hangings, and delicately beaded jewelry pieces in the shop’s signature French country style. The shop even sells large-scale furniture pieces to furnish any living space. Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for a friend or some unique, decorative accents for your own home, Roxie Daisy is a wonderful shopping option in the Charlottesville area.

Roxie Daisy is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Roxie Daisy
101 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 202-8133

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Brookville: Regional Fare With Charlottesville-Sourced Ingredients

October 21, 2014 1:38 pm

Many people are becoming increasingly concerned with eating fresh, local, and organic, and for the people of Charlottesville, that means dining at Brookville. This environmentally conscious restaurant makes it a priority to source meats and produce from local purveyors whenever possible, and although its cooking techniques aim to preserve the heritage of the region, the dishes are innovative and always creative. Brookville is housed in a historic brick building and features a matching exposed brick interior, vintage-inspired decor, and comfortable, elegant furnishings.

Dishes like pork belly and grits, panzanella salads, and fried chicken and waffles are expertly prepared and artfully presented, adding an upscale feel to these down-home classics. Pair them with a selection from the long list of local wines, and you’ll see what makes Brookville so truly special.

Brookville is open for lunch and re-opens for dinner Mondays through Saturdays, and the restaurant offers a weekend brunch on Sundays starting at 11 a.m.

225 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 202-2791

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Maya: An Eclectic Taste of the American South

October 14, 2014 2:26 pm

There’s no shortage of Southern restaurants in Virginia, but Charlottesville’s Maya brings something new and exciting to traditional Southern cuisine. This stylish restaurant is big on atmosphere and presentation, offering artfully prepared dishes against a backdrop of rustic, industrial decor and live music performances.

Fried green tomatoes are drizzled with colorful sauces, local trout is topped with leafy collard greens and even the morning’s French toast is served with fresh fruit on top. Maya also offers handcrafted cocktails prepared by knowledgeable bartenders and a local beer selection that you won’t find anywhere else. The restaurant’s $12 Tuesday options are very popular, as they offer guests the chance to try some of its most popular menu items for a reduced price. If you’re craving the usual favorite dishes with a new approach to Southern cooking, Maya is a solid choice in Charlottesville.

Maya is open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

633 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 979-6292

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