Eat & Drink

Must-Try Wineries & Vineyards Near Charlotte

You don’t have to catch a cross-country flight to Napa to enjoy a glass of good vino. The Queen City offers an array of vineyards with elegant experiences so unique to the area, you will feel like you’re in the West Coast valley.

posted by Maggie Solomon

20 Must-Try Food Trucks in Charlotte

From cheese-forward dishes to authentic Thai and Mexican classics, Charlotte’s food trucks are serving up delicious, photo-worthy dishes on the go.

posted by Jessica Swannie

Top Sushi Restaurants in Charlotte

Good sushi can be hard to find no matter what city you’re in, but Charlotte has a wealth of options for you to get your fill. Here are a few of our favorites located around the Queen City, guaranteed to satisfy your sushi craving.

posted by Molly Ruggere

Gather Around: Dining Options for Groups in Charlotte

Big group? These area restaurants are your best bets.

posted by Jared Misner

An Intro to Charlotte's International Restaurants

From authentic Korean barbecue to creamy Mexican ice cream, here’s how to dine your way around the world—without ever leaving Charlotte.

posted by Tom Hanchett

10 International Grocery Stores in the Queen City

Charlotte’s culinary vibrancy is rooted in a dynamic range of international food offerings from around the world.

posted by Allie Papajohn

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

18 Places to Get Asian Cuisine in the Queen City

As the city of Charlotte continues to grow, the Asian food scene is also rapidly exploding.

posted by Jessica Hodnett

Where to Find Charlotte’s Best Barbecue

Curb your ‘cue craving at one of these beloved Charlotte barbecue joints.

Charlotte's Best Brunch Spots

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

posted by Chelsea Galusky

Dish on International Flavors in Charlotte

Though Charlotte offers plenty of traditional American dishes, it’s the global cuisine that gives the city its true flavor.

posted by Jessica Swannie

6 Charlotte Cocktails You Can Make From Home

No bar, no problem. Whip up premium libations from your favorite spots all without leaving your kitchen.

posted by Beth Castle