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Inside The Richmonder: What you can expect at this new Richmond restaurant

The Richmonder Public House replaces Emilio’s at 1847 W. Broad St. (Photos by J. Elias O’Neal)

RICHMOND, Va. — It was nearly 20 years ago that Brandon Jackson and Jonathan Cessna dreamed of someday owning their beloved Richie’s, a former long-time bar at the corner of North Meadow and West Broad streets in the Fan.

“We always were thinking of what we would have done if we had owned the place,” Jackson said. “How we would manage things … how we would make it more welcoming.”

Now, the pair is getting their chance to realize that dream.

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