Openings: Shyndigz’s buttery baby, the Fancy Biscuit, opened at 1831 W. Cary St. You’ll find unexpected choices for your biscuit, such as fried chicken and blue cheese, bacon and arugula, or crunchy collards and a poached egg. fancybiscuitrva.com.
The Veil Brewing Co. held its grand opening, and Buskey Cider also unlocked its doors in Scott’s Addition. theveilbrewing.com and buskeycider.com.
The sign is up and Tenka Ramen will start serving noodles at 110 N. Fifth St. in May. facebook.com/tenkaramen.
Pies and Pints, a chain based in Ohio, plans to open its 10th beer-and-pizza spot at 2035 W. Broad St., as Richmond BizSense reports. Look for it this summer. piesandpints.net.
Also coming this summer, City Beach will take over the two-year vacant Selba space at 2416 W. Cary St., the Time-Dispatch writes. This will be the third restaurant from the owners of the Beach House Bar & Grille in Innsbrook and Midlothian’s South Beach. beachhousebar.us.
Happenings: Jason Alley, the chef and owner of Pasture and Comfort, will demonstrate his kitchen prowess at a Taste of Richmond on Thursday, April 28, at 5 p.m. at the John Marshall ballrooms at 101 N. Fifth St. While you’re watching Alley flipping pans and knives, you can sample dishes from Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue, Julep’s New Southern Cuisine and Rappahannock, plus wine and beer. Tickets are $50. richmond.com/taste.
Metzger Bar and Butchery will hold Maifest, a celebration of spring, on April 30 from noon to 9 p.m. at 801 N. 23rd St. German beer! German snacks! Oysters! And vendors! Search Facebook for First Annual Metzger Maifest.