Eat & Drink

10 Must-Try Charlotte Ice Cream Shops

Charlotte ice cream parlors offer happiness in a cone. Peruse our picks for must-try craft creameries.

posted by Stephanie Lucas May 10, 2021

Mexican Restaurants in Charlotte

Grab the tacos and tequila, it’s fiesta time.

posted by Callie Langhorne May 03, 2021

Socially Distant Sweets: Order from These Local Bakeries

We’ve been encouraged to stay home amid the COVID-19 crisis, but Charlotte bakeries are serving up sweets — like cookies, milkshakes and macarons — that you can enjoy from your couch.

posted by Jessica Swannie February 03, 2021

Must-Try Coffee and Doughnut Spots in Charlotte

If Charlotte could flick on a “Hot Now” sign, then the city’s coffee and doughnut scene would keep the neon Krispy Kreme-inspired indicator eternally lit.

posted by Joanne Spataro February 02, 2021

Stay Warm This Winter at These Heated Outdoor Patios

Local restaurants promise to keep you cozy outside all winter long thanks to new “hot” additions.

posted by Michelle Boudin November 16, 2020

Thanksgiving Dine-In and Takeout in Charlotte

Gobble up your favorite Thanksgiving dishes without the pressures of kitchen perfection (or after dinner clean-up!). Here’s a look at what some Charlotte restaurants are offering for turkey day.

posted by Virginia Brown November 06, 2020

Dine on Delicious Indian Food in Charlotte

If you’re craving Indian dishes – from dhokla to butter chicken – look no further than these hot spots in the Queen City.

posted by Callie Langhorne September 16, 2020

9 Noodle Soups to Warm Up With in Charlotte

From international varieties like Greek orzo and hot-and-spicy ramen bowls to All-American chicken noodle, chances are good there’s a noodle dish near you that will warm you up on chilly days or when you need a little extra comfort food.

posted by Andy Goh September 02, 2020

Top Places to Find Greek Food in the Queen City

From a restaurant serving recipes passed down from Greek relatives to American spins on Mediterranean food, Charlotte has something for everyone.

posted by Callie Langhorne August 13, 2020

Zhang Qian: The Dumpling Lady

Zhang Qian, co-owner and chef at The Dumpling Lady in Charlotte, shares a personal message of gratitude for her customers and commitment to a safe dining experience.

posted on August 03, 2020

Where to Drink Beer with Your Dog in Charlotte

There’s no need to leave your furry friend behind during patio season. These watering holes invite owners to lap up local suds with their pups in tow.

posted by Lauren Levine Corriher August 03, 2020

Lewis Donald: Sweet Lew's BBQ

Lewis Donald, owner/operator at Sweet Lew's BBQ in the Belmont neighborhood of Charlotte, shares a personal message of appreciation for the support of his customers.

posted on August 02, 2020