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O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

The wait is finally over, O-Ku officially opens tonight in South End’s Atherton Mill shopping center. Focused on incorporating authentic Japanese flavors into their food, O-Ku’s menu is co... »

Finally, Charlotte Has a Ramen House Thanks to Futo Buta

Finally, Charlotte Has a Ramen House Thanks to Futo Buta

Anyone who has experienced the first season of “Mind of a Chef” on PBS (but most importantly also on Netflix) has been drooling over the brothy Japanese noodle craze that is upscale ramen.... »

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar Takes Atlanta

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar Takes Atlanta

One of our CLT favorites,The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, is gearing up to open its fourth location in Atlanta, GA.  The Charlotte based chain plans to open a 8,000-square foot restaurant in the Perimete... »

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Chef Michael Shortino, most recently the Executive Chef at Baku in SouthPark, is opening a new ramen shop in SouthEnd. The restaurant is slated to open in May, and is conveniently located at 222 E. Bl... »

Bob Peters to head up the Ritz’s new Punch Room

Bob Peters to head up the Ritz’s new Punch Room

After leading the bar program at Pisces Sushi, Bob Peters is leaving this month to revamp the 15th-floor bar at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte. The new craft cocktail bar, named the Punch Room, will be lu... »

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... »