Ironclad Coffee Roasters – Dream Interior!

Ironclad Coffee Roasters

Fire station turned open air coffee shop! Ironclad Coffee Roasters now has a permanent brick-and-mortar location that you can sit down at and enjoy a specialty coffee. Before this, they were selling their coffee as wholesale to select stores.


Coffee Here sign

On these warm summer days, you’ll find the huge front garage door open to welcome those walking in. Being situated on a quiet street adjacent to Broad, on a weekend day like the one we visited, it’s quiet and relaxed–opposite to the hustle and bustle of many city coffee shops you imagine. We found a lot of the guests to be coming in running clothes, stopping by for a quick drink.

Outside looking in

There is both upstairs and outdoor patio seating available. Upstairs looks great for getting some work done without being disturbed. The outdoor patio is great for catching up with a friend and you need a quiet space. … Read the rest

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Whisk RVA – French Vanilla Macaron

Bastille Day French Vanilla Macaron from Whisk RVA

French Vanilla macaron

We’re not really macaron experts but we know they’re an art, so look at those feet, look at the fullness (not hollow at all!), and look at that creamy vanilla filling. You could probably even see the texture and imagine biting into it. The coolness of the cream is a great contrast to the crispy and chewy almond cookies and these special Bastille Day treats probably didn’t last long. Whisk has been the macaron staple in Richmond for a while so you know where to go if you’re in need of one.

Outside of Whisk

Macaron cross section

Store front


2100 E. Main St, Richmond VA 23223

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