Eat & Drink

6 Cocktails from Charlotte’s Best Bartenders

Meet the people behind the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mezcal—and learn how to make them.

posted by Erin Breeden March 23, 2018

Now Trending in Charlotte: Pickled

Pickled foods were a culinary trend in Charlotte before it swept five-star kitchens across the country.

posted by Jessica Dunham March 15, 2018

5 Hyper-Local Dishes to Try this Spring

Charlotte chefs are taking farm-to-table dining to new heights—don’t miss these five dishes that showcase the best of what’s in season right now.

posted by Jen McGivney March 13, 2018

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 December 28, 2017

Queen City Sweet Tooth Crawl

Satisfy your inner treat lover with this list of the sweetest spots in Charlotte.

posted by Arden McLaughlin October 24, 2017

11 Local Chefs Transforming Charlotte’s Culinary Scene

We’ve got on our radar 11 local chefs responsible for diversifying what Charlotteans are now craving.

posted by Erin Breeden July 20, 2017

10 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 July 13, 2017

Unlocking the Secrets of Charlotte’s Speakeasies

Relive the revelry of the roaring 20s at one of these hidden watering holes.

posted by Erin Breeden April 24, 2017

A Chef’s Guide to Charlotte: Jamie Lynch

We caught up with the man behind local favorite 5Church Charlotte—and one-time reality TV star—to learn what he loves to cook, what he loves to eat and why he loves to call Charlotte home.

posted by Torie Robinette December 21, 2016