6 must-try banh mi sandwiches in Charlotte, including one for beer lovers and a hidden gem

Charlotte’s not a sandwich town. I grew up in Philadelphia, where the steak sandwich is as much the city’s symbol as the Liberty Bell. New York?...

The story behind Plaza Midwood’s new 5-story mural

Artist Matt Hooker calls it “The Rudy Effect.” Any time he and his partner, Matt Moore, are working on a public project, passers-by will inevitably...

Weekday brunch is the best way to experience Haberdish without the wait

Haberdish, a popular Southern restaurant in NoDa, is notoriously slammed for the evening dinner rush. But there’s one unique way to get in without the...

7 must-try international restaurants on Central Avenue

If you’re an adventurous eater, with a palate for a wide variety of flavors, there’s no better way to explore the best options in Charlotte than...

Tips for buying a bottle of wine from Chris and Kendra, owners of a new wine shop in Plaza Midwood

If you’re staring down the long aisles of wine at your local Harris Teeter, scratching your head over which bottle to select, there’s a pretty...

The farmers market at Plaza Midwood’s Pure Pizza finally returns this weekend

It took 10 months, $40,000 in upgrades and immeasurable stress, effort and creativity, but the farmers market at Pure Pizza in Plaza Midwood finally returns...

Teacher Charlotte McGhee launches “Surprise Travel” concept starting at $1,500 aimed at the adventurous

Ever had the urge to show up at our Charlotte airport, open an envelope and go wherever it tells you to go? Well, now you can. Katie Caison and her fiancé Rob...

Buy cool $25 digital art posters of Charlotte’s historic landmarks and profits go to conservation projects

Preserving Charlotte’s history isn’t often viewed as the job of the Millennial generation, but that’s an outlook Ting Li and some other artists around...

Tamales la Pasadita doesn’t have tableside guac or huge margaritas, but they’re home to the #1 tamales in town

Charlotte residents looking for some delicious Mexican fare have a wealth of popular options, from Sabor to Comida, Three Amigos to Cantina 1511. But when it...

Northeast transplants, here’s where to go in Charlotte to feel like you’re home

A few weeks ago, after reading an article on the new Lee’s Hoagie House opening in Lake Wylie, I drove 30 minutes from home, by myself, on a Sunday afternoon...

Jackalope Jack’s owner is throwing it way back with original 90s menu prices and a new ’40s-era bar

In retrospect, owner Rob Nixon admits he probably kept Jackalope Jack’s — the popular Elizabeth sports bar — open too long, but it’s hard to walk away...

I went to Le’s Sandwiches for the first time and their Banh Mi lives up to the hype

I was waiting at red light at the intersection of Tryon and Sugar Creek with a friend earlier this week when he pointed across the street to the run-down mall...