food+drink

Everything you need to know about Charlotte Beer Garden

Charlotte Beer Garden, a sprawling three-story bar with a whopping 436 beers taps, plans to open this Wednesday in South End. The facility, comparable in size...

Cocktail bar Billy Sunday is now open in Optimist Hall

Meet Optimist Hall’s newest tenant: Billy Sunday, a Chicago-based cocktail bar known for its award-winning drinks and creative glassware. The...

SouthPark’s first rooftop bar will soon open near Paco’s Tacos

Cordial, a new rooftop bar on top of the eight-story AC Hotel in SouthPark, will open this spring near Paco’s Tacos. With skyline views of Uptown,...

2020 Rankings: The 20 best restaurants in Charlotte, right now

This story is proudly presented by Diamonds Direct SouthPark. Like us, Diamonds Direct has great taste. While we seek out the top restaurants in the city, they...

Cocktail lounge from Wooden Robot CEO opens Wednesday in South End

Elsewhere, a new craft cocktail lounge from Wooden Robot Brewery CEO Josh Patton, opens Wednesday, February 5 in South End near Superica. “Most people in...

Valentine’s Day: 17 most romantic restaurants in Charlotte

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Don’t wait until the last minute to make a reservation. Atmosphere is so important for a romantic dinner;...

Everything you need to know about Optimist Hall

Optimist Hall is a transformative mixed-use development with a food hall. It’s located just outside of Uptown in the Optimist Park neighborhood....

Super Bowl: Quick list of the 17 go-to sports bars in Charlotte

Looking for a go-to Charlotte sports bar to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday? Here are the 17 best sports bars in our city. People’s choice: In a recent...

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit opens Friday in South End. Here’s how to get free biscuits and coffee

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, a popular Charleston-based grab-and-go biscuit counter, opens on Friday, January 31 at 10 a.m. in South End. Freebies: During...

The Goodyear House, a new restaurant set in an old mill home, is now open in NoDa

The Goodyear House, a new restaurant serving “elevated comfort food,” is now open in NoDa. It took years to transform an early 1900s mill home into...

View renderings: Tupelo Honey plans to open in Uptown within next 60 days

Tupelo Honey, a popular Southern comfort food restaurant, plans to open a second location in Uptown within the next 60 days. “We are thrilled to share...

Morganton brewery Fonta Flora is now open at Optimist Hall

Fonta Flora, a popular Morganton brewery known for its creative rotating list of craft beers, has opened its taproom in Optimist Hall. Fonta Flora is in a...