Hotel Mac Restaurant and Bar celebrates 100 years

Dave Arroyo likes his eateries old school.

Hotel Mac Restaurant and Bar is celebrating 100 years of business, since its original opening in 1911. First built to serve Standard Oil workers in the early twentieth century, Hotel Mac, then called the Colonial Hotel, was a supreme dining establishment. After a mid-century decline and a fire that destroyed the building in 1971, the…

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The Lunch Special

Whether it’s burgers and fries or crab cakes and cognac, Richmond has a restaurant for just about everyone. Maggie Beidelman takes you to three quintessential Richmond establishments — Casper’s Hot Dogs on Macdonald Ave., the Boiler House at the Craneway, and Hotel Mac in Point Richmond — to find out who’s there, and what’s cooking.

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