Robert West

Shakers Ribs

Robert West

No, it’s not a chain – maybe just seems so because it’s at Valley View. Yes, it’s recently undergone a total renovation. Yes, the food is distinctive and the service superb. And then there is this: Fried cheesecake! Read more

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It’s not often that the Roanoke Valley is a national harbinger. But when it comes to the job market, we’re already where experts say the country is headed, with 25,000 workers – 17 percent of the entire workforce – employed in medical-related jobs. Read more

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