Eat & Drink

Charlotte’s Must-Try Doughnuts

Nearly every part of Crown Town has a bake shop frying sugary rounds that defy willpower—here’s where to go to get your fix in Charlotte.

posted by Joanne Spataro

The Best Charlotte Coffee Shops by Neighborhood

Whether you want to sip in solitude or meet friends for a little coffee talk, you’ll find a unique way to fill your cup at these Queen City establishments.

posted by Joanne Spataro

Where to Drink Wine in Charlotte

Sip, snack and save your way through Charlotte’s wine bars.

posted by Lauren Levine

Eat, Drink and Tour Charlotte’s Culinary Scene

Dine around town with Charlotte's top tour groups.

posted by Beth Castle

Eat Like a Local in Charlotte

Want to know where Charlotteans go when hunger hits? Check out the time-honored and tasty restaurants that locals love to drop into for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

posted by Beth Castle

Tour Charlotte’s Booming Brewery Scene

Sip your way through Charlotte’s craft beer scene on an experiential beer tour.

posted by Kristen Moore

Don’t Leave Charlotte Without Eating This

From pimento cheese and fried chicken to Cheerwine and moonshine cocktails, these are the things that every visitor and local to Charlotte needs to try.

posted by Jessica Dunham

Charlotte Late-Night Food Worth Staying Up For

The post-drinks dinner has come a long way since the days of drive-thrus and hot dog carts. Here’s where to get late-night food in Charlotte, well into the night.

posted by Jodi Helmer

Charlotte Breweries: The Beer Bucket List

From pilsners and blondes to stouts and IPAs, these are the 10 must-try brews that helped put Charlotte on the beer map.

posted by Jodi Helmer

10 Ways to Explore Craft Beer in Charlotte

Here are 10 ways to get your fill at more than four dozen Charlotte breweries.

Charlotte's Best Brunch Spots

Whether you’re looking for endless brunch buffet options, the perfect patio for mimosa sipping, or red velvet waffles, we’ve got a full list of Queen City brunch options to fill you up.

posted by Chrissie Nelson

Charlotte’s Culinary Pioneers

These time-tested eateries—and their iconic dishes—helped pave the way for Charlotte’s culinary future.

posted by Allison Hancin