Allie Papajohn
Food & drink writer.

Photo tour: How to eat and drink your way through the Ritz in 24 hours

Whether you’re visiting the Queen City or just need an epic staycation, the Ritz is the place to be if you want a luxurious, food-filled weekend. I recently...

Now Open: If you’re into authentic Peruvian food, give Saltao a shot

Saltao, a new Peruvian restaurant, recently opened in Charlotte. Think Viva Chicken, but with a more extensive Peruvian menu. “The difference between Saltao...

Sips on South now open and bringing all-you-can-eat crab legs to South End

Sips on South Bar and Bites – most likely to be known as SOS – is now open below Tupelo Honey, bringing Charlotte all-you-can-eat crab legs and more....

How I Work: 26 quick questions with Phil Buchy, owner of Legion Brewing

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How I Work: A conversation with Mary Jayne Wilson, Executive Chef at Amélie’s

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3 quick things to know about brunch at The Stanley

One of Charlotte’s hottest new restaurants of the year, The Stanley, is now serving Sunday brunch. Note: Brunch is served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sundays...

How I work: 22 quick questions with Rob Duckworth, owner of Duckworth’s

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4 quick things to know about Upstream’s new all-you-can-eat brunch for $26

Upstream, a SouthPark seafood staple, has launched weekend brunch under the direction of new executive chef Gene Kato. Here are four things you need to know....

Popular sub shop Groucho’s coming to Montford Park

When my favorite Vietnamese spot closed (R.I.P. iPho, please come back), I thought nothing would be worthy of filling its space. Alas, a few short weeks later,...

How I Work: Grant Arons, owner of Inizio Pizzeria

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Get a healthy, hearty meal under ten bucks at Brown Bag in Ballantyne

Looking for a simple, healthy meal without sacrificing any flavor? Brown Bag in Ballantyne has you covered. Founder Peter Brown began Brown Bag as a catering...

Bardo brings small plates and cocktails to the Gold District

Bardo is now open in the Gold District. After 10 years of friendship and six years of talking about opening a restaurant, Jayson Whiteside and Michael Noll...