Paid PostPosted on Oct 31, 20189 Unbeatable Food and Drink Experiences in VirginiaVirginia isn't just for lovers; it's for foodies!by Virginia TourismBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The Iron Paffle Sandwich at Iron Paffles & Coffee View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Where is it: CharlottesvilleWhy you'll love it: If you've never had a paffle, have you really lived? It's an all-butter puff pastry baked on a waffle iron and filled with your favorite sweet or savory filling, and Virginia does it the absolute best. 2. The Coffee Flights at Pourfavor Coffee Shop View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @amazingly_gracevee Where is it: Virginia BeachWhy you'll love it: The Pourfavor coffee shop is a specialty coffee house that offers stellar coffee, tea, and fresh food all made on the premises. A stand-out menu item is the Coffee Flights, which is four or six different specialty coffees of your choice in one satisfying serving. 3. A mountain wine escape at the Doukénie Winery View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @alicefromva Where is it: LoudounWhy you'll love it: This tranquil mountain winery sits on 500 lush acres and offers a wide selection of award-winning releases as well as a versatile seasonal portfolio. Taste wines straight from the barrel and enjoy some homemade Baklava from this family-owned wine oasis. 4. The Godfather Burger at Repeal Bourbon and Burgers View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @__butteryobread Where is it: Virginia BeachWhy you'll love it: This local dive offers some of the best burgers in Virginia, with one stand-out fave in particular: the Godfather Burger. Crafted with locally sourced mozzarella cheese, pesto aioli, marinara, banana peppers, basil, and a parmesan top bun, this is one offer you can't refuse. 5. The best BBQ ever at ZZQ View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @fforfood Where is it: RichmondWhy you'll love it: This Texas-style craft BBQ joint blends the flavors of Central Texas with the regional influences of Central Virginia, creating award-winning BBQ that's got the stamp of approval from locals. Check out the craft breweries and cideries nearby after you've gotten your fill! 6. Gourmet tacos at Pico Taqueria View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @jenkeenan11 Where is it: ChincoteagueWhy you'll love it: With its motto of "You can put anything on a taco," you know that you'll get what you're craving at Pico Taqueria. The relaxed outdoor ambiance is inviting, the food is memorable, and the location on Chincoteague Island is unforgettable. 7. The Gabriel Archer Tavern at the Williamsburg Winery View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @williamsburgwinery Where is it: WilliamsburgWhy you'll love it: This place boasts a Zagat recognition as being one of the top nine American wineries with fabulous food. Get the best this place has to offer by taking the exclusive tour that comes with an experiential tasting and delectable lunch. 8. A fresh take on Appalachian comfort food at Milton's View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Where is it: St. PaulWhy you'll love it: Seriously, who doesn't love comfort food? This is the best place to find fresh takes on staples like chicken fried steak, pimento cheese sandwiches, and fried apple pie. Their TV dinner nights are tons of fun, with cult-favorite classic movies showing over a home-cooked meal. 9. And handcrafted ice cream to blow your mind at Nicecream View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Where is it: Arlington and AlexandriaWhy you'll love it: If you love ice cream, you are doing yourself an active disservice by missing out on Nicecream in Northern Virginia. Everything in this dreamy parlor is made with local ingredients and grass-fed cows from nearby farmers. Crafters use liquid nitrogen to freeze the cream right in front of you, resulting in a super-soft, delicious treat you'll feel good indulging in! Visit Virginia and experience the food you never knew you were missing out on.