Dan Gill, owner of Something Different Country Store Deli, outside Urbanna, Va., strives to create traditional foods with a twist.
Dan Gill, 67, slices tri-tip beef during a festival in Urbanna, Va., in May. Gill used to be a farmer, losing more money than he made. Then, he opened a convenience store that evolved into an unusual country store. Bonnie Jo Mount/THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo