Late-night vegan taco shack to open in Richmond

Posted at 9:40 AM, Oct 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-14 09:40:38-04

RICHMOND, Va. ( – A local entrepreneur is pulling into Shockoe Bottom to open his fifth company.

Ed Edge this month signed a two-year lease for the space at 1810 E. Main St. He plans to convert the former bakery into Cafe Verde, “a taco shack that just happens to be vegan,” he said.

Edge, 27, hopes to open Cafe Verde by Nov. 14 and will target the dinner and late-night crowds by operating Thursday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

“Every other cool city has tons of taco shacks open at absurd hours,” Edge said.

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