Eat & Drink

Round-Up of Charlotte’s Award-Winning Craft Beers

Charlotte’s got a lot of breweries, sure—but did you know the Queen City is also home to dozens of award-winning craft beers?

posted by Alicia Valenski

Rooftop Restaurants and Bars in Charlotte

Feeling overwhelmed by all of the rooftop dining and drinking options in the Queen City? Look no further!

posted by Lauren Hawk

Where to Find Charlotte’s Best Barbecue

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

25+ Pizzas in Charlotte to Satisfy Every Crust 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

Plant-Based Restaurants in Charlotte

Nothing’s worse than wanting to dine out and not being able to indulge in some of the best spots the city has to offer because of dietary restrictions. That’s where these spots come in.

posted by DeAnna Taylor

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