Eat & Drink
Charlotte is booming with craft breweries, with new spots steadily on the horizon. Don’t know where to start when sipping your way across the Queen City? From pilsners and blondes to stouts and IPAs, these 20 must-try beers are perfect for any beer lover’s bucket list.
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.
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.