food+drink

The 25 best new restaurants in Charlotte, right now

The Charlotte food scene exploded in 2019. We’ve covered around 100 restaurant grand openings in the past 12 months. We imagine all the grand opening...

Food stalls coming to Camp North End — including ramen shop from New York City

Nagahama-style ramen shop Bow Ramen and farm-to-table restaurant Bleu Barn Bistro will open food stalls at Camp North End. And gourmet bakery Wentworth &...

The 8 best hot chocolates in Charlotte

We all have fun facts about ourselves. Mine is that I’ve never had a cup of coffee. So while everyone’s warming up over a hot cup of joe this winter, I...

Lost & Found off to hot start in South End with lines to get in stretching down the street

On a rainy Saturday night in South End, the line to get inside Lost & Found stretches down the street. It’s the hottest bar in Charlotte right now....

KiKi, a restaurant and cocktail lounge from the team behind Soul, opens November 25 in Plaza Midwood

KiKi, a new restaurant and cocktail lounge from the owners of Soul Gastrolounge, will open at 5 p.m. on Monday, November 25 in the heart of Plaza Midwood....

The People’s Market opening a second location in historic firehouse Uptown

Ahead of its two-year anniversary in Dilworth this week, The People’s Market has announced plans for a second location in Uptown. The coffee shop, food...

Paul Verica’s new Italian restaurant in NoDa will be ‘not as high end as Stagioni and not as casual at Mama Ricotta’s’

Paul Verica, the chef and owner of The Stanley, will open a new Italian restaurant named Orto in NoDa. He’s targeting April 2020 for a grand opening. The...

View 8 photos: Jim Noble opens Bossy Beulah’s Chicken Shack — his next new concept will have ‘unbelievable pizza’

Bossy Beulah’s, a new chicken shack from the team behind Noble Smoke and Rooster’s, is now open on Freedom Drive. In order to test the kitchen, Bossy...

View 12 photos and full menu at Indaco, an Italian restaurant opening in South End

Indaco, an upscale Italian restaurant, opens on Saturday night at Atherton in South End. Indaco’s menu consists of eight antipasti options, six pastas,...

Volo, a new Italian restaurant in the old Lumiere space, will open Monday, November 18

Volo, a new upscale Italian restaurant, will open on Monday, November 18 in Myers Park. The restaurant takes the space formerly occupied by Lumiere, a popular...

North Italia, The Cheesecake Factory-owned pizza and pasta chain, opens November 13 at South End’s Railyard

North Italia, an Italian chain with about 20 locations across the United States, will open Nov. 13 in South End’s Railyard development. It’s the...

Link & Pin targeting Nov. 18 opening in South End — features cocktail cart and mimosa trays

Link & Pin, the newest restaurant and cocktail bar from Rob Duckworth, is targeting a Nov. 18 opening in South End. The 6,500-square-foot restaurant is...