Dave Simpson

Dean Maupin: C&O's heir apparent takes the reins
Published on Jul 17th, 2012
13 comments After 32 years, C&O Restaurant owner Dave Simpson is ready to pass the torch. "Not only am I beginning to run out of steam," says the 58-year old Simpson, "but after 32 years I'm running out of...
Stocking up: Gourmet eats... après le déluge
Published on Sep 1st, 2011
2 comments Fortunately Hurricane Irene didn't bring the rain and winds and days without power that 2003's Isabel did, nor did the Cuckoo quake leave us electricity-less. But with microbursts and Snowpocalyse-...
OpenTable: Cyber reservations service descends on C'ville
Published on Jan 24th, 2011
6 comments There's a table waiting for you... online. FILE PHOTO OF IVY INN BY WILL WALKER While relatively few area restaurants have begun using OpenTable, the growing online reservation service appears to...
The C&O: a friendly port in a stormy world
Published on Nov 30th, 2010
1 comments The C&O has always been the home of the second chance," says owner Dave Simpson, who has run the Water Street restaurant for 30 years. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO For 30 years now, Dave Simpson...
Restaurant Week(s)? Bel Rio, Fossett's offer encore
Published on Jul 16th, 2009
0 comments C&O owner Dave Simpson, center, with his Bel Rio partners Jim Baldi and Gareth Weldon, says the Belmont eatery will offer a Restaurant Week-style deal next week. FILE PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR By...
Bel Trio: Simpson, Weldon, Baldi launch Bel Rio
Published on Nov 13th, 2008
2 comments Bel Trio: Jim Baldi, Dave Simpson, Gareth Weldon plan to open Bel Rio in Downtown Belmont next week.PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR  No one can accuse C&O owner Dave Simpson of rushing into things....
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