Eat & Drink

The Best Colombian Restaurants Around Charlotte

Delicious South American dishes can be found all around the city. From mom-and-pop shops to food hall additions, the bright flavors found are sure to transport you to the vibrant streets of our South American neighbors.

posted by Charlie Leonard

Where to Drink Wine in Charlotte

Whether you’re looking for a laid back white or a full bodied red, Charlotte’s got it all. Check out these 20 places to drink wine around the Queen City.

posted by DeAnna Taylor

The Best Peruvian Restaurants Around Charlotte

A diverse community is always welcome, especially if you love good food. Here in Charlotte, South American neighbors – Peru and Colombia – have gifted our local neighborhoods with delicious rotisserie chicken, empanadas, baked pastries and seafood creations. A continent’s worth of flavor is right down the road and these local staples are where you need to start.

posted by Charlie Leonard

The 15 Best Burgers in Charlotte

Hamburger or cheeseburger? Plain or all the way? Classic or adventurous? Whatever kind of burger you have a hankering for, Charlotte’s got it.

posted by Ally McCain

Neighborhood Explorer: SouthPark

It’s hard to believe what is now a premier shopping destination in Charlotte was once expansive dairy farmland.

posted by Liz Logan

Your Guide to Optimist Hall

Headquartered in a former textile mill, this food hall blends the Queen City’s history with a vision for the future.

posted by Jessica Swannie

Where to Find Charlotte’s Best Barbecue

Barbecue is more than a noun — it’s a way of life. Whether you prefer whole hog or pork shoulder, burnt ends or brisket or maybe some smoked wings with a few racks of ribs in between, this comprehensive list of Charlotte-area barbecue joints is sure to fire up your craving for stellar local ‘cue.

posted by Charlie Leonard

Must-Try Vineyards Near Charlotte

You don’t have to catch a cross-country flight to Napa to enjoy a glass of good vino in the heart of a beautiful vineyard.

posted by Jamie Killian

10 Bodegas & Corner Markets in Charlotte

Grab and go or stay and play at any of these bodegas in the Queen City. From high-end charcuterie and wine to brews and kitschy finds, belly up to one of these markets on your next night out.

posted by Charlie Leonard

Charlotte's Best Brunch Spots

Start your day just right at these Queen City brunch spots.

posted by Kristen Moore

Black-Owned Restaurants in Charlotte

Whether you’re a native Charlottean or planning to visit soon, check out some amazing Black-owned restaurants that you can support in the Queen City.

posted by Tierany Griffin

25+ Pizzas in Charlotte to Satisfy Every Craving

Not all pizza is created equal. Whether you’re a die-hard deep-dish fan or crave that crispy crust, the Queen City has plenty of pies to sink your teeth into.

posted by Amanda Lea