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Poor Boys of RVA moving into Flora’s old restaurant space

Posted at 10:09 AM, Mar 18, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. — Two first-time restaurant owners are looking to revive a dormant Fan storefront with their own take on “Po-boy” sandwiches.

Clayton Navarre and Dillon Altizer are launching their New Orleans-inspired Poor Boys of RVA restaurant in the former Flora space at 203 N. Lombardy St.

The restaurant’s name and menu take inspiration from the originators of New Orleans’ Po-boy sandwiches. Po-boys usually have meat, such as roast beef or fried seafood (such as shrimp, crawfish, fish, oysters or crabs).

The barbecued version, with brisket, sausage and/or chopped beef, has Texas origins.

Click here to read more about the new restaurant on Richmond BizSense.

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