GM Interview: Terrapin’s Brian Williams

Brian Williams, General Manager and Sommelier of Terrapin Restaurant in Virginia Beach, keeps his establishment running in tip-top shape and makes sure his guests leave happy.  VSAG was lucky enough to snag a few minutes of his time between the … read more

3-Minute Interviewee Dan Simons on Founding Farmers

VSAG Founder Dan Simons was featured in the Washington Examiner’s 3-Minute Interview Column.  This recurring column provides a sneak peek into the professional lives of DC-area locals. Dan was asked about his work with VSAG client Founding Farmers: the impetus … read more

What’s the Buzz at Founding Farmers?!

Honeybees! As honeybees happily buzzed around DC last summer, VSAG got a bee in our bonnets:  Why not broaden the scope of our client Founding Farmers’ sustainable practices and create an apiary, where the freshly harvested honey could be used … read more

Terrapin Wins 2011 Best of Virginia Beach Award

And the Winner is … VSAG client Terrapin Restaurant has been selected to receive the 2011 Best of Virginia Beach ‘Best of Local Business’ Award. This award is given by the American Restaurants category of the US Commerce Association (USCA), … read more

Cheers to Terrapin’s Chef Rodney Einhorn

Congratulations to VSAG friend and client, Terrapin Chef Rodney Einhorn, on having been invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard Foundation.  Chef Einhorn will bring his culinary talents to NYC’s Beard House on November 29th, during a celebration of … read more

Potomac’s Founding Farmers in the Washington Post

Washington Post food writer Tim Carman recently chatted with Dan Simons about his latest project, a second location for Founding Farmers that’s set to open in Potomac, Md., in late October.

Founding Farmers Apiary Mention on KFYR

The apiary that Founding Farmers launched this summer in conjunction with George Washington University gets mentioned on KFYR radio in North Dakota. [audio:https://www.vsag.com/wp-content/uploads/FFbees-KFYR.mp3]

Filling the Most Expensive Seat in the House

After years of experience in the restaurant business, VSAG knows first-hand that an empty seat is a restaurant’s most expensive real estate. Armed with that knowledge, VSAG recently instituted a ground-breaking restaurant optimization program to streamline Front of House operations … read more

Terrapin: Southern Hospitality at its Finest

Congratulations to VSAG client, Terrapin restaurant in Virginia Beach, on being one of the top 50 US restaurants to win the coveted, “Diners’ Choice Award for Restaurants Providing the Best Service,” awarded by OpenTable, a leading online provider of restaurant … read more