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Aisha Farooque to open Burger Bar on Broad Street

Bottom Burger
Posted at 7:55 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 07:55:16-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A local burger joint operator is taking over the former Emilio’s space in the Fan after the restaurant and live music venue’s successor flamed out last year after a few months in business.

Aisha Farooque, who owns Bottom Burger in Shockoe Bottom, is preparing to open The Burger Bar in the space formerly occupied by Emilio’s and Richmonder Public House at 1847 W. Broad St.

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