WHERE TO EAT IN VIRGINIA BEACH, A CITY OBSESSED WITH FRESH AND LOCAL FOOD

 
As the original landing spot of those who would go on to settle Jamestown and, ultimately, the English colonies that would become the United States, you could say Virginia Beach has the oldest American history of any destination. But, while there’s plenty of historical heritage to uncover here and in the surrounding region, that’s hardly the only draw. Today, Virginia Beach feels anything but old and is, instead, a bustling hub of modern culture with a vibrant art scene, a star-studded musical festival launched by hometown hero Pharrell Williams and an inspirational culinary scene marked by a laser-like focus on local, fresh ingredients with innovative preparation. From nibbles on the go to full-scale feasts, taste your way through town with these top recommendations that will help you discover the city’s most invigorating neighborhoods along the way.