food + drink

The 23 best soups in Charlotte — including the monster bread soup from Lincoln’s Haberdashery

Cold weather have you craving soup? Us too. Here’s a list of the 23 best soups in Charlotte. After years of soup taste testing, below is the list of top...

You can rent a vintage, full-service mobile bar with 7 taps and customizable display for $900+

TJ and Coleen Bridges turned an Italian Piaggio Ape into a full-service bar with seven taps called Bubbles and Brews — and you can rent it for events for...

New upscale Korean restaurant with tabletop barbecue opening in March Uptown

MOA Korean BBQ & Bar, a new upscale Korean restaurant with tabletop barbecue, is coming to Uptown on the first floor of the First Citizen’s building...

The newest Foxcroft location opens today in Waverly — expect wine-based cocktails and homemade pasta

The fourth Foxcroft Wine Co. location opens today in Waverly. It’ll have the same vibe and offerings as the other locations — and new additions like...

Now open: Ace No. 3 opens near Sweet Lew’s BBQ — view their signature “Ace Burger” with comeback sauce

Ace No. 3, a new burger concept from restaurateurs Andrew Chapman and Paul Manley who are behind The Waterman and Sea Level, is now open in Charlotte’s...

Contemporary Japanese pub called SAKU opening next to Connolly’s in Uptown

A new five-story project called the Binaco Tower is being built between Hearst Tower and Connolly’s in Uptown. The building will house five tenants total,...

New bakery named Batch House opens Saturday — menu includes dirty Oreo truffles, s’mores brownies and Snickers cheesecake

Batch House, a new bakery and coffee shop, opens on Saturday in the space formerly occupied by Basal Coffee near Uptown. The cute, new spot is owned by...

Reid’s opens second location in Uptown near the Mint Museum

Reid’s Fine Foods’ second Uptown location opens today near the Mint Museum, between Fin and Fino and the Starbucks. It has a full bar with wine,...

Funky taco joint named Velvet Taco opening in December inside Optimist Hall — view menu and 13 taco photos

Velvet Taco, a funky fast-casual restaurant chain based out of Dallas, is opening a 500-square-foot stall next to Village Juice Co. inside Optimist Hall this...

New sports-focused gastropub named The Degenerate set to open in Villa Heights in 2020

The Degenerate, an elevated sports-focused gastropub, is opening at 2100 North Davidson in 2020. Owners Greg Guillorn and John Wentworth want The Degenerate to...

Sweet Lew’s BBQ co-owner buys Dish in Plaza Midwood — expect few changes, new brunch menu

Sweet Lew’s BBQ co-owner Lewis Donald bought Dish, a popular restaurant that’s been in Plaza Midwood for 18 years and specializes in Southern comfort...

Dilworth Tasting Room will start offering weekend brunch on Saturday

Dilworth Tasting Room will start offering weekend brunch, starting this Saturday. Make room for mimosas and chicken and waffles. “Brunch has always been...