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Basil Thai to Open Fifth Location in Piper Glen this Summer

Basil Thai to Open Fifth Location in Piper Glen this Summer

Good news for Thai-loving Piper Glen residents! Chai and Henry Eang, the brothers behind Basil Thai, plan to open their fifth location in the StoneCrest at Piper Glen development off Rea Road this sum... »

Basil Thai to Open Fifth Location in Piper Glen this Summer

Good news for Thai-loving Piper Glen residents! Chai and Henry Eang, the brothers behind Basil Thai, plan to open their fifth location in the StoneCrest at Piper Glen development off Rea Road this sum... »

Jo Jo China Bistro Closes up in Stonecrest

Jo Jo China Bistro Closes up in Stonecrest

Jo Jo China Bistro closed last night in StoneCrest.  StoneCrest is a very hot market and many restaurants want to be in the exclusive center.  Jo Jo just could not make it.  The rent is high in StoneC... »

Turning Vietnamese, Pt. II: Le’s Sandwiches & Cafe

Turning Vietnamese, Pt. II: Le’s Sandwiches & Cafe

At the end of November I met Nikki Wolfe from Yelp Charlotte. Given we both love to eat and love to write about eating, we got along well. About halfway through the evening   our conversation turned t... »

Baku Gears up for Opening in Southpark

Baku Gears up for Opening in Southpark

The signs recently went up for the newest Southpark restaurant Baku.  Baku is a Japanese Robata-style restaurant.  Robata means “around the fire” and the specially built oven at Baku uses ... »

Red Ginger Sushi & Steak Signs go up in Uptown

Red Ginger Sushi & Steak Signs go up in Uptown

Was on the way to the Convention Center and saw this Red Ginger Sushi & Steak sign.  No idea who this group is or what their plans are.  It seems they are trying to avoid the “veto vote̶... »

Nom Nom Burger to Open in March

Nom Nom Burger to Open in March

As Spring arrives in the Queen City it seems there are a lot of restaurants about to “throw their hat in the ring.”  Nom Nom Burger in Parketowne Village is hiring employees but they are i... »