Freelance writer Jo Lord is a former server at a variety of restaurants and a lifelong food lover. The Times-Dispatch pays for the meals in her unannounced visits to restaurants. Contact her at jlord@timesdispatch.com. Follow her on Twitter @Jo_Lord_Copy.

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