food+drink

View menu at Sukoshi, a fast-casual sushi concept from O-Ku opening soon in Uptown

Sukoshi, a fast-casual sushi restaurant from O-Ku, will open within the next few weeks in Uptown. O-Ku has quickly emerged as the top sushi destination in...

View renderings: The Crunkleton sets opening date for new Elizabeth location

The Crunkleton, a classy cocktail bar and restaurant, is will open on December 17 in the space formerly occupied by Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find in...

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen adds Saturday brunch this weekend – here’s a peek at the menu

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, known mostly for cooking classes, is adding Saturday morning brunch service beginning December 8th. Brunch will run from 10 a.m....

6 food trends to watch in 2019

Poke bowls and matcha stormed the Charlotte food scene in 2018. Here’s what we expect to see gain traction next year. CBD oil Cannabidiol, more commonly...

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....

Owners of Banner Elk’s Artisanal restaurant launching new concept named Peppervine in SouthPark

A new American restaurant named Peppervine will open in SouthPark’s Piedmont Town Center in January — and it’s my sleeper pick for best new...

After 4-month renovation, Customshop reopens with new menu and open layout

Customshop — a well respected, 12-year-old restaurant in Elizabeth — quietly reopened on Saturday night with a new menu and completely renovated space....

Sweet Lew’s BBQ now open in Belmont neighborhood

Charlotte’s barbecue scene just got a tasty new addition — Sweet Lew’s BBQ is now open, and will remain open until that day’s meats are sold out....

California-based Pokeatery now open in EpiCentre

Pokeatery is now in Uptown’s EpiCentre next to Jason’s Deli. This is California-based Pokeatery’s 5th restaurant location. Hours are Sunday through...

Details emerge on N.C. Red, Bruce Moffett’s highly anticipated restaurant opening in the old Penguin Drive-In

Bruce Moffett — the guy behind Good Food, Barrington’s and Stagioni — will open his fourth restaurant named N.C. Red in Plaza Midwood. The restaurant...

Clean Catch now serving sushi and will soon debut a new sushi bar

Clean Catch, an upscale fish market in Myers Park, now serves sushi and will soon debut a new sushi bar. Recently, owner Bill Ryan hired former O-Ku sous...

Here are 18 restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving – plus some that are taking to-go orders

If the idea of cooking for and cleaning up after about a dozen relatives doesn’t sound appetizing to you, try one of these Charlotte restaurants for a...