Aline Reitzer says she and her husband, Dale Reitzer, “have a couple of irons in the fire” regarding a new restaurant.
Acacia mid-town, one of the seminal restaurants that helped establish Richmond as a nationally recognized food town, is closing next month.
Restaurant owners Aline and Dale Reitzer announced Thursday that their award-winning New American restaurant at 2601 W. Cary St., will close at the end of service on Saturday, Feb. 8. The closing announcement coincides with the sale of the building they purchased in 2008 and that hit the market in May for an undisclosed list price.
Aline Reitzer said the closure of Acacia and sale of the building is an opportunity for the couple to do something else somewhere in Richmond.
“We’ve had Acacia for a total of 21 years,” she said. “We’ve seen Richmond grown in a lot of areas we never really imagined.”
Comfort restaurant has announced its closing events and the building owner of the property at 200 W. Broad St. has shared the leasing details.
In case you missed the news, restaurant owners Jason Alley and Michele Jones announced this month that they're closing their 17-year-old Southern food, meat and three restaurant at the end of the month.
Leading up to the restaurant closure, Comfort is running a series of closing events culminating in a ticketed dinner featuring celebrity chefs and benefiting No Kid Hungry, a national program that works to end childhood hunger. The event features chefs Ed Lee, Joy Crump and winemaker Andre Mack.
Also, the details for leasing the restaurant space are now available.