food+drink

23 must-try soups in Charlotte

This cold weather calls for a warm bowl of soup. Here’s a list of 23 must-try soups in Charlotte. (Listed in no particular order.) Honorable mentions:...

Real-deal Philly cheesesteak “whiz wit” coming to Charlotte this spring

Ahead of Cheat’s Cheesesteak Parlor’s grand opening this spring, the new restaurant is hosting cheesesteak pop-ups around the city. Why it...

New Bossy Beulah’s location opening in South End

Jim Noble is growing his portfolio of restaurants once again with a second location of his popular “chicken shack” Bossy Beulah’s opening...

Popular fried chicken joint The Eagle opens this Friday in South End

The Eagle Food & Beer Hall, a long-awaited fried chicken joint, opens tomorrow in South End’s Atherton Mill. The popular Cincinnati-based restaurant...

Build-your-own ice cream shop will open in former Nova’s Bakery space

Marble Slab Creamery, a build-your-own ice cream parlor, will open on Central Avenue in Plaza Midwood by summertime. Background: This is local franchise owner...

Emmy Squared will open this summer in Plaza Midwood

The New York pizza joint Emmy Squared is opening its first North Carolina location this summer in Plaza Midwood. The restaurant will be in a renovated...

New restaurant Bocado opening this summer in Big Ben space

Bocado, the popular Atlanta restaurant, is opening its second location in Charlotte this summer at Atherton Mill. What to expect: The 2,700-square-foot...

Amélie’s cancels plans for a new NoDa flagship bakery

Amélies French Bakery no longer plans to relocate its flagship location to a bigger space in NoDa. Amélie’s CEO and managing partner Frank Reed also...

Photos: Supperland, from the Haberdish team, to open in Plaza Midwood in February

After two years of renovations, the highly anticipated Supperland is planning a mid-February opening in a historic church in Plaza Midwood. Why it...

Waterbean Coffee to fill former Parliament space Uptown

Locally owned Waterbean Coffee is expanding fast, opening its seventh Charlotte-area location in Uptown by early March. Why it matters: Waterbean’s...

The 21 best chicken sandwiches in Charlotte

Love chicken sandwiches? Good news, here’s a quick list and drool-worthy photos of 21 must-try chicken sandwiches in Charlotte. While both Popeyes and...

Hookah bar and ‘literary lounge’ opening in former People’s Market space in Dilworth

Red@28th, a restaurant, hookah bar, and “multicultural literary lounge,” is opening February 4 in the old People’s Market at 1315 East...