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Food news: New breakfast option coming to downtown

Catching up on food news from the past week and food happenings around the region, with a sprinkling of other interesting tidbits from around the Web. Look for this every Thursday. Submit events to

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If you’ve enjoyed cooking your way through a box of fresh local produce all summer as a member of a CSA (community-supported agriculture) membership with a local farm, now is the time to start thinking about joining a fall CSA. The Fredericksburg farmers market has information on a couple of local fall CSAs here.

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What Fredericksburg-area meals would you put on a bucket list? Food writer Kurt Rabin tackled that question in this week’s Food section. Read his list of 20 area restaurant creations you shouldn’t miss here.

Asia Bistro and Sunset Thai, two Central Park restaurants, have both closed, Bill Freehling reports here. Also, the Denny’s restaurant in front of Spotsylvania Towne Centre will close its doors for good at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Barefoot’s Seafood on Sophia Street in downtown Fredericksburg is adding breakfast to the menu. The restaurant will begin serving breakfast Sept. 1. Breakfast will run Tuesday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This week’s review: Island Delica-Seas in Stafford County

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Need breakfast inspiration for the coming school year? Find some ideas to get you going on the Fredericksburg Families blog.

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There’s been so much media focus on the Louisa County town of Mineral after Tuesday’s earthquake. One more thing to know about Mineral: They have a great farmer’s market. Check it out Saturday morning.

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