CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- Fifteen restaurants have been given the first ever "Loved by Locals" award in Charlottesville.
OrderUp Charlottesville distributed framed certificates recognizing the local restaurants as the places most ordered from between January and June.
OrderUp Charlottesville General Manager Jaime Jacobs-Ponton said the company doesn't know yet how often new "Loved by Locals" restaurants will be recognized but she did say the company prides itself on helping to grow and support local businesses.
"It's designed to be something that restaurants can be proud of, so I wouldn't so say it's going to happen too often so it is a rare honor," said Jacobs-Ponton. "Restaurants are excited. We went around and gave them the certificates and they're putting the decals on their doors so it's really nice to see that they know that they're appreciated."
Charlottesville's "Loved by Locals" restaurants include: Asian Express, Bodo's Bagels, College Inn, Got Dumplings, Guadalajara III, Ivy Provisions, Kuma Sushi Noodles & Bar, Monsoon Siam, Red Lantern, Taiwan Garden, Tokyo Rose, Wayside, Wild Wing Cafe, Wings Over Charlottesville, and Yuan Ho.See Original Article