When a city like Norfolk, VA has 600+ indie restaurants, you can’t not try to try them all. So we enlisted foodie fanatic, Nomarama, to hit the streets to uncover the stories, the characters, and oh yes, the food, that gives NFK its one-of-a-kind flavor. From tiki-inspired cocktails to the quintessential mom and pop sub shop, elevated menus to low and slow barbecue, it’s easy to see why Norfolk’s the City with Bite.


The first one to ask for seconds, Jarrell Williams aka. Nomarama, is a tireless tastemaker with a love of all things local. Be it a new restaurant opening or a hidden neighborhood gem, Nomarama has a knack for discovering those must-try spots and sharing them, and their amazing food, with the people.

Follow him on City with Bite as he eats his way through Norfolk and serves up a little local love, some secret recipes, and a happy helping of good times.