food+drink

Three-story Charlotte Beer Garden with 375+ taps and rooftop bar coming soon to South End

Construction is well underway on Charlotte Beer Garden, a sprawling three-story bar with plans for enough taps to chase Guinness World Records. The South End...

The 15 best patios in Charlotte, right now

Need some fresh fall air? Here’s a list of the 15 best patios in Charlotte. It took a while to get fall weather, but perfect patio season has finally...

View 19 photos: Gyu-Kaku, a Japanese BBQ restaurant with tableside grilling, now open in Uptown

Get your tongs out. Gyu-Kaku is now open Uptown. Today is currently the start of their “soft opening” stage, so they may not have alcohol and...

Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails opens Friday in South End — see food, drinks, full menus and the rooftop patio

Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails, a new sister concept from the owners of Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop, will open Friday, Oct. 18 in South End....

Go inside: Taco Mama now open in Dilworth near Ru San’s

Taco Mama, a taqueria concept with 13 locations across the South, is now open in Dilworth near Ru San’s. Expect creative tacos, nachos, burritos, bowls and...

LA-based Silverlake Ramen opening near the upcoming Snooze in South End

Silverlake Ramen, an LA-based authentic ramen restaurant, will open February 2020 in South End across from Atherton on South Boulevard. “Our mission is...

Lost & Found, a female-focused lounge with bookable fire pits, opens Saturday in South End

Lost & Found, a cocktail lounge with rentable living room-style seating areas and giant TVs, will open on Saturday, Oct. 12 in South End. It’s...

17 best mac and cheese dishes in Charlotte

Love the creamy goodness of mac and cheese? Of course you do. Here are the 17 best spots in Charlotte for mac and cheese, just in time for cool weather and...

Village Juice Co. is now open inside Optimist Hall. Its menu includes toasts, smoothies, sandwiches, salads and bowls

Village Juice Co., a 500-square-foot organic raw juice and clean food stall, is now open in Optimist Hall next to Undercurrent Coffee. Village Juice Co. offers...

Go inside El Thrifty Social Club, now open at Optimist Hall

El Thrifty Social, a Mexican-inspired restaurant, bar and gaming venue from the team behind Queen Park Social (Reid Olsen and Joe Lariscy) is now open in...

What’s taking the space of The Packhouse?

What once was The Packhouse will soon become an upscale Mexican concept named Boga Mexicana. The Packhouse and Joe & Nosh both sold a few weeks ago. The...

Where to eat and drink near Bank of America Stadium on Panthers game days

Welcome to Charlotte, football fans. Here are the best casual, fan-friendly bars and restaurants within a mile of Bank of America Stadium. We’ve included...