Andrea Mattioni-Willis

Meals on Wheels I

Brett Winter Lemon

A friendly face arriving once a day can mean a great deal, especially when its owner brings food too; and from time to time, a Meals volunteer can also be a life-saver. more

Nov 1, 2011 12:00 AM People & Family

A new local foods champion has emerged at the corner of Campbell Avenue and Fifth Street in downtown Roanoke – Big Pine Provisions. more

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM Dining

If the staggering amount of cupcakes sold thus far is any indication, Bubblecake may have broken the curse of the old White House building on Crystal Spring Avenue in South Roanoke. more

Nov 1, 2009 12:00 AM Dining

Dr. David Trinkle and his wife Ann have carried the tried-and-true formula of good eats and a cool vibe from South Roanoke to the Jefferson Center area in their new dining endeavor, Fork in the City. more

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 AM Dining

Kabuki 3

David Hungate

Koeda is proud of his empire perched high on a hill over Franklin Road. more

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 AM Dining

From joint and bone health to mental health, heart health to cancer prevention, we’ve tried to bring you the best advice available on every topic we’ve addressed in our year-long wellness series. Now it’s time to bring it all together. more

Nov 1, 2006 12:00 AM , , Health

Full Moon Café

Douglas Miller

Full Moon Café offers delectable treats, savory breakfast items and healthy lunch items. more

Sep 1, 2006 12:00 AM Dining

Ben Gui Sushi

Photo by Douglas Miller

A new and fabulous sushi restaurant like Ben Gui Sushi is enough to make you go back for dinner – that night. more

Jul 1, 2006 12:00 AM Dining

Fork in the Alley made me feel as though I were discovering a secret meeting location – maybe a speakeasy from the days of prohibition. more

Sep 1, 2005 12:00 AM Dining

I’ve got an entirely new smile as I write this. Just a few short months ago I had teeth that made me feel self-conscious when I smiled, laughed or talked. However, I stubbornly refused orthodontics for years. more

Jul 1, 2005 12:00 AM , , , Health

Gaila Catron and her twin, Kay were professional gospel singers but neither felt she had a smile to sing about. more

Jan 1, 2005 12:00 AM Health

Tokyo Japanese Restaurant

Andrea Mattioni-Willis

The restaurant morphed an engineering student into a business major and a housewife into a restaurant owner. more

Nov 1, 2004 12:00 AM Dining

To obtain and maintain good health, patients should talk to their doctors freely and make good use of the time they spend with the doctor during office visits. more

Sep 1, 2004 12:00 AM Health

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