Mom's Diner

September 29, 2011

Foods of all Nations, Charlottesville VA

If you are in Charlottesville, say for a football game or a concert at nearby John Paul Jones Arena, then Foods of all Nations is a must-see-and-taste gourmet grocery. Try the Ivy Three Way, a delicious sandwich with Boursin Cheese. Or, grab a dessert – the cream cheese filled carrot cake topped with caramel and nuts is delicious! Or, maybe you are looking for that one special ingredient to finish off a recipe, like imported mustard or Vanilla bean paste or Paella rice or Surrey County Virginia pork products. You will find it all here, along with excellent produce and friendly service. Rumor has it that this is the Chips Grocery made famous by John Grisham’s book, “Skipping Christmas” and portrayed in the movie “Christmas With the Kranks.” This is a special place and worth visiting again and again.

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September 9, 2011

Littlejohn’s New York Delicatessen, Charlottesville VA

Littlejohn’s is an institution on “The Corner” in Charlottesville. Open 24 hours a day and serving delicious subs of all varieties! Many, like the Chris Long Sub and the Sampson honor UVA sportsmen. Others are just plain descriptive of all the goodness that is contained, like the Five Easy Pieces served on toasted fresh pumpernickel bread or the Bacon Zonker, a bagel with cream cheese, onion, tomato, and bacon (what a treat!)! And, for dessert, be sure to have one of their yummy cheesecake brownies!

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August 28, 2011

College Inn, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food, Pizza — Tags: , , , — momsdiner61 @ 9:35 pm

Try the Famous House Special – a combination of the Meat-Eaters Delight and the Veggie- 10 toppings piled on a thick crust and covered in cheese! The Italian Sausage with extra cheese is also a great choice. Or, try a bacon cheeseburger with thick, hot fries or a classic Greek salad chocked full of Feta and black olives. Either way, it is the perfect choice for a busy school night dinner.

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August 4, 2011

Baja Bean, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food — Tags: , , , — momsdiner61 @ 7:54 pm

Baja Bean is the perfect place to get your Mexican fix! Choose from the grilled chicken tacos with Chipotle Ranch Dressing, the enormous Burrito Doble (two meals worth, at least), or one of the classic combos.

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July 30, 2011

Marco and Luca Dumplings Store, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food — Tags: , , , — momsdiner61 @ 12:25 am

This is truly a dumplings store – the dumplings are served up hot and fast, a half dozen at a time in a paper tray, the bottom filled with a dark sweet sauce for dipping. Add a pair of chopsticks and you have a meal!

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July 29, 2011

Take It Away, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food — Tags: , , , — momsdiner61 @ 1:59 am

There is nothing better than a Take It Away roast beef sandwich with Swiss cheese and a generous slathering of their famous “House Dressing” served on a fresh, crispy-on- the- outside, soft-on-the-inside French bread! The “House Dressing” is a yummy mayonnaise- mustard delicious secret sauce of the highest order. A Combo with Edam cheese on French bread is another winner – country ham and turkey bathed together in “House Dressing!” And, if you want to take lunch completely over the top, add a side of bread ends and more “House Dressing,”. Finish it off with a rich chocalatey brownie and call it a day!

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July 27, 2011

Wayside Deli and Take Out, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food — Tags: , , , , , — momsdiner61 @ 11:41 pm

For comfort food, there is nothing better than Wayside. Their specialty is fried chicken with all the fixings- rolls, mashed potatoes, baked beans, and macaroni salad. For a change of pace, try the chicken breast sandwich, the chicken tenders, or the bacon cheeseburger, always hot and fresh! And, if what you want is not on the menu, just ask and they might just serve it up!

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July 24, 2011

Bodo’s, Charlottesville VA

Filed under: charlottesville, food — Tags: , , , — momsdiner61 @ 9:06 pm

Bodo’s serves the best in hot, fresh bagels! Try a plain bagel with bacon cream cheese, and tomato – a classic! Or, be a litte more adventurous and try pastrami, salami, and Swiss on an Everything Bagel served hot!

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July 31, 2010

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