food+drink

Now open: Quick details on The Bohemian, a relaxed wine bar near Dairy Queen in Plaza Midwood

The Bohemian, an unpretentious wine bar, is now open in Plaza Midwood. It’s located behind the Dairy Queen (just off Central). “Over the years, my...

STIR — a restaurant, oyster bar and cocktail bar with an “ice chef” — is coming to South End’s RailYard

STIR, a new restaurant with a strong cocktail program featuring 350 spirits and an in-house “ice chef,” is coming to South End. The restaurant and...

A new chapter begins for Mr. K’s as longtime owner passes away

When Hurricane Hugo ripped through the Carolinas in September 1989, downing thousands of trees and causing billions in damage, Mr. K’s in South End was...

The 9 biggest restaurant and bar openings still to come in August

The end of August will be a jam-packed time for restaurant and bar openings in Charlotte. Here’s a quick overview of the nine biggest restaurant and bar...

Snooze opening second location in South End in building that previously housed Owen’s Bagels

Snooze AM Eatery is opening its second Charlotte location across from Atherton Mill in what’s now called The Avenues at Atherton, formerly The Pavillion...

Lower Left Brewing Company is now open in an old mechanic’s shop near Brewers at 4001 Yancey

Lower Left Brewing Company soft opens today in Lower South End. The new brewery is within walking distance of Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Sugar Creek Brewing,...

Quick details on new Italian restaurant coming to Park Road Shopping Center in former Charlotte Cafe space

Osteria LuCa, a new casual Italian restaurant from the team behind TRUE Crafted Pizza, plans to open in mid-November in the space formerly occupied by...

The 5 best barbecue spots in Charlotte, right now

Don’t look now, but Charlotte is becoming more and more of a barbecue city. Here are the 5 best barbecue spots in Charlotte. Honorable mentions:...

View renderings: New 70-acre vineyard with 2 bars and 70-foot outdoor patio opening in late August just 30 miles from Charlotte

Veronét Vineyards & Winery, a new 70-acre vineyard with two bars and a 70-foot outdoor patio, is opening late August in Kings Mountain, just 30 miles from...

Thanks to a new N.C. law that loosens regulations on distilleries, Doc Porter’s wants to create “a cultural hub much like the breweries”

This week, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law a bill that relaxes regulations on distilleries. Among other perks, the measure will allow distilleries to sell...

Former Penguin owner Brian Rowe reviving his iconic restaurant in a century-old home in Optimist Park

Former Penguin Drive-In owner Brian Rowe and his team have been working on a new plan to revive his legendary Charlotte restaurant for about two years. Rowe...

Now Open: 7 quick things to know about Flower Child — including full menu and 17 food and space photos

Flower Child, a popular health food restaurant with several locations throughout the Southwest and California, is now open in the building formerly occupied by...