December 2016

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24 Hours at Lambstock, by Phaedra Hise

At Border Springs Farm, sheep rancher Craig Rogers has assembled the country's bset and brightest chefs for an underground weekend of kicking back, camping, cooking on outdoor fires and letting their culinary imaginations run wild. With photography by Fred Turko.

5th Annual Made in Virginia Awards

Sixteen standout products in the categories of food, drink, sport and outdoors, and design created with passion, integrity and above all, quality craftsmanship. Meet the winners!

Hospitals & Health Care

Introducing Virginia Living's Top Hospital Awards, recognizing more than 50 hospitals for achievements in patient care.

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Woman in a Glass Skin, by Jim Morrison

The art of Norfolk glass artist Charlotte Potter at the Chrysler Museum.

Oh, Daddy! by Caroline Kettlewell

Forget that urban myth, the daddy longlegs is a harmless arachnid on stilts.

Field and Main, by John Haddad

At a new restaurant in Marshall, everybody knows your name.

History's Human Face, by Bill Glose

The life and times of Thomass Jefferson as seen through the eyes of his daughter.

Essential Truth, by Sarah Sargent

Charlie Brouwer's transcendent sculptures.


Virginiana | Of Form and Folly, by Joan Tupponce

Aided by a timely discovery, an ambitious project to restore the Temple at James Madison's Montpelier nears completion.

Design | Retail Therapy, by Marissa Hermanson

Interior designer Janie Molster branches out from the residential realm.

Fashion | Minimalist Cool, by Eden Stuart

Need Supply Co.'s Chris Bossola and Gabriel Ricioppo have succeeded in the tough world of fashion retailing by keeping it personal.

Dining | Deep Cuts, by Logan Ward

B Side in Fairfax is a newish restaurant with an old soul where the vibe manages to be both lively and intimate, and meat is the main event.

Travel | The Memphis Beat, by Don Harrison

It's got Blues, barbecue and Elvis, but Tennessee's Bluff City remains restless, eager to break out and try new things. With photography by Justin Fox Burks.

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