Eat & Drink

Your Guide to Breakfast in Charlotte

Whether or not you believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, these Charlotte restaurants are sure to brighten any morning.

posted by Liz Logan

Your Guide to Mexican Eats in Charlotte

From tacos and guac to margaritas, grab a table at these places to curb your queso craving.

posted by DeAnna Taylor

10 Ways to Explore Craft Beer in Charlotte

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

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

Discover the Queen City’s Chain Restaurant Concepts

Fried chicken, bodegas, Latin street food and more–casual local food joints expand their footprints in Charlotte and beyond.

posted by Esther Pinto

Charlotte Pours: The Ultimate Cocktail Primer

Whether it’s taking a shaken-or-stirred class, visiting a distillery or simply ordering a drink that’s not only tasty but enthusiastically made, here’s how to explore Charlotte’s cocktail culture.

posted by Jodi Helmer

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

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