food+drink

Go inside: The Hobbyist, a beautifully designed coffee and bottle shop, now open in Villa Heights

The Hobbyist, a gorgeous coffee and bottle shop, is now open in Villa Heights. I love the design, which reminded me of Not Just Coffee’s aesthetic with...

Snooze, a popular Denver-based breakfast and brunch spot, opens June 26 in Plaza Midwood

Snooze: an A.M. Eatery, a popular Denver-based breakfast and brunch spot, will officially open Wednesday, June 26 in Plaza Midwood. It’s located in the...

Wooden Robot’s new NoDa location with a rooftop beer garden sets grand opening date for June 29

The Chamber, Wooden Robot’s new NoDa location with a rooftop beer garden, is gearing up to open next week at 36th Street Station. An official grand...

Now Open: Boba tea and rolled ice cream café opens in Madison Park

Around the World Café, a boba tea and rolled ice cream shop, has quietly opened in the space previously occupied by Penn Station Subs in Madison Park at 5110...

Now Open: Colorado-based Rush Bowls serving up meals-in-a-bowl and smoothies next to Jeni’s in NoDa

Rush Bowls, a fast-casual bowl and smoothie spot, is in now open in NoDa next to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. “We are way excited to be part of...

Go inside: Duckworth’s opening massive new location at Rea Farms — it’ll have a patio with a fire pit

Duckworth’s, a popular restaurant with several locations throughout Charlotte, will open a signature restaurant and bar at Rea Farms in South Charlotte....

The Palm now offering 4-pound jumbo Novia Scotia lobster dinner for $99

The Palm in SouthPark just rolled out its popular lobster summer special. “We go to great lengths to make lobster season at The Palm memorable, from sourcing...

Go inside: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams now open in NoDa

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, a tasty ice cream chain with a super popular South End location, is now open in NoDa. Expect lines. The exact address is 416...

New restaurant from former Pisces owners drawing steady crowds with authentic Hong Kong cuisine

Open Rice, a casual restaurant serving authentic Hong Kong cuisine, quietly opened last month in the Blakeney Shopping Center — but word is spreading fast....

Sal’s Pizza Factory built a cult following with unique toppings like fries, Buffalo chicken and shrimp scampi

Sal’s Pizza Factory is taking the Charlotte pizza scene by storm. Owner Fabio Druazzo, originally from Naples, Italy, named the casual spot on Monroe...

View photos: 11 things to know about Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, targeting an August grand opening in South End

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, a popular Charleston-based grab-and-go biscuit counter, plans to open in South End by the end of August. It’ll be located...

Cilantro Noodle soft opens Saturday with customizable Vietnamese bowls, rolls and banh mi

Cilantro Noodle, a new fast-casual Vietnamese concept with a Chipotle-style customizable menu, will soft open this Saturday, June 8 in Plaza Midwood....