food + drink

Jim Noble’s new restaurant called The Jimmy to open in the former Nolen Kitchen space in Myers Park

It’s been three years since Nolen Kitchen closed and left a vacant space on Selwyn Avenue. Construction is underway for the building’s next act:...

New gastropub named The Degenerate is now open in Villa Heights

A new gastropub called The Degenerate is now open at 2100 North Davidson Street with craft cocktails, pillow-like pierogies, and an industrial vibe. Owners...

A restaurant by Kre8 Twisted Eats chef is coming to the historic McCrory’s Building in Rock Hill

Fifty-nine years ago, in 1961, 10 African-American college students walked into McCrory’s Five and Dime in downtown Rock Hill and sat at stools along the...

I tried to make Kindred’s famous milk bread. Here’s how it went

As we learn to cope with a global pandemic and this “new normal,” an unexpected hobby has gained popularity: bread making. It’s so popular there’s a...

11 cocktail kits, including Champagne punch from Haberdish and margaritas from Sabor

Whether you’re looking for a date night activity, or want something fancy to drink during your next Zoom happy hour, Charlotte bars and restaurants have...

12 Charlotte-area farms and markets offering produce delivery and pickup

If you’re missing fresh produce as you limit trips to the grocery store, or wishing you could support your favorite farmers’ market vendors right...

Even when restaurants can reopen, dining out won’t be the same

When restaurants are allowed to reopen, it won’t be the dining scene Charlotte is used to. There will be capacity limits, spaced-out tables, and masks...

Quarantine cuisine: 23 recipes to get you out of your cooking rut

We asked Agenda daily newsletter subscribers to send us their quarantine cuisine, and you delivered. Here are 23 recipes to try on your own, or you can...

Under new ownership, Dish debuts new menu items and an updated look to the Plaza Midwood diner

Last fall, Sweet Lew’s BBQ co-owner Lewis Donald bought Dish, an 18-year-old diner in Plaza Midwood that specializes in Southern comfort food. Since then,...

Longtime Plaza Midwood Dairy Queen finds a new home

The iconic Dairy Queen that closed last year in Plaza Midwood has found a new home, and it’s just a five-minute drive out Central Avenue. It will re-open...

Brunch restaurant Easy Like Sunday opens on February 13 in the Park Road area

Husband-and-wife duo Anna and Sean Maccuish have been in the restaurant industry their entire lives, working in kitchens in Baltimore, San Diego, and Hawaii....

Members-only foodie club launches in Charlotte with a $50 six-course dinner at Haberdish

Tasting Collective, a New York-based dining club that connects chefs and foodies, launches in Charlotte today. The company takes over top restaurants to put on...