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Davids Tea Plans to Take America by Storm

Davids Tea Plans to Take America by Storm

Tea is about to compete with coffee for American’s affections.  We keep hearing tea is coming but now with Davids Tea about to go public with an IPO the drumbeat is getting louder.  Based in Mon... »

Le Meridien

Le MĂ©ridien’s Evoke Adds Distinctive Personality to Charlotte Culinary Scene

It’s no secret that Charlotte is but a small blip on the culinary radar of the southeast. This year, Charlotte got snubbed once again by the James Beard Awards, marking the 25th consecutive year that ... »

Kindred Opens to Much Fanfare in Davidson

Kindred Opens to Much Fanfare in Davidson

  Joe and Katy Kindred have finally opened their eponymously named restaurant in Davidson as of last Thursday. Chef Kindred was the Executive Chef at Rooster’s Uptown for six years, and Kat... »

Tabbuli Debuts Second Location in Charleston

Tabbuli Debuts Second Location in Charleston

Charleston food lovers, Tabbuli opens their second location this weekend in West Ashley (2026 Savannah Highway). The grand opening festivities start tonight and last through the weekend. This spot loo... »

Mimosa Grill: Night One of CLT Restaurant Week

Mimosa Grill: Night One of CLT Restaurant Week

TGIF and a happy kick off to Charlotte Restaurant Week, friends. All week I’ve been sitting at my desk, drooling over the delicious Restaurant Week menus, and counting down the minutes (very sim... »

Dogwood Southern (white linen) Table

Dogwood Southern (white linen) Table

If you are looking for a place for a more upscale lunch, you might consider the Dogwood Southern Table.  With white tablecloths, a farm to table menu and a crackling fireplace this is not just an ever... »

Winter is Coming to Nan & Byron’s Menu

Winter is Coming to Nan & Byron’s Menu

I love it when restaurants I frequent change it up. New menu items can be bittersweet. You walk in to order an old stand by only to see it replaced by a younger, sexier seasonal choice. Do not feel gu... »

Brunching Adventures at Little Spoon Eatery

Brunching Adventures at Little Spoon Eatery

I know that I am not alone in stating that brunching is one of my favorite weekend pastimes.  I finally got the chance to check out Little Spoon, located in the heart of Myers Park on Selwyn Ave., and... »

Treehouse Whiskey & Fork Opens in Southpark

Treehouse Whiskey & Fork Opens in Southpark

We are always saying Southpark needs a BBQ joint and here comes Treehouse Whiskey & Fork which opened to the public last week.  The menu has other items on it but it leans towards BBQ.  Monday nig... »

Dean & Deluca Wine Room

Dean & Deluca Wine Room

Adam & I had the pleasure of a sneak preview lunch at Dean  & Deluca’s Wine Room. This was one of the most incredible dining experiences I have had thus far in Charlotte.  We got to meet Execu... »

Charlotte restaurant

Passion8 to Join Already Impressive Lineup of Elizabeth Ave. Eateries

In case it wasn’t already, Elizabeth Avenue is poised to become a THE destination for Charlotte foodies. Joining an already impressive lineup of popular eateries such as Viva Chicken, Carpe Diem... »

A Day Dining In Ballantyne

A Day Dining In Ballantyne

Ballantyne is one of the gems of Charlotte. While many people head into Ballantyne to enjoy its numerous shopping options, the restaurants of this district are another draw. From Indian cuisine to goo... »

Food Truck, Charlotte

The Herban Legend Food Truck to Close Doors Sept. 6

If you’ve poked your nose around my posts and tweets, than you know how much I adore the vegetarian black bean burger from The Herban Legend food truck. Well, yesterday was a sad, sad day for myself a... »

The Summit Room

The Summit Room

I have been eagerly waiting to try out The Summit Room and I finally got the chance to dine there last week!  I had heard great things and read reviews online and overall experience exceeded my expect... »

Smashburger Opens Today in Cotswold

Smashburger Opens Today in Cotswold

Better burger concept Smashburger opens today in Cotswold.  To celebrate they will be giving away free Smashburger Classics from 11 am to 7 pm to any guest who shows up.  Smashburger was kind enough t... »

Little Spoon Announces Opening Date

Little Spoon Announces Opening Date

New Myers Park Restaurant Little Spoon has announced they will finally open on Monday July 21st.  I drive by this restaurant every day on the way to work so I have a keen interest in when they will sw... »

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Food trucks are the “it” thing in the world of foodies, and everybody seems to be doing it—myself included. So what’s the hype about? For a bustling bee like myself, who works 9-5 days uptown but not ... »

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

Back in early 2012, we caught word of a new hot dog spot opening on East Blvd. We slapped up a fast and loose post about JJ’s Red Hots to get the rumor mill going and used some generic stock pho... »

RockSalt Still On Hold

RockSalt Still On Hold

I drive by the old Park Road Quick Cleaners location almost every day in the back of the venerable Park Road Shopping Center.  I keep hoping to see work being done for the new restaurant RockSalt but ... »

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

I have heard great things about Soul Gastrolounge since I moved to Charlotte, but until last weekend I hadn’t experienced it for myself.  Soul more than exceeded my expectations from start to fi... »

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