food+drink

Italian restaurant Osteria LuCa is now open in Park Road Shopping Center

Osteria LuCa, a new casual, full-service Italian restaurant from the team behind TRUE Crafted Pizza, is now open. It’s in the space formerly occupied by...

11 top restaurants serving three-course meals for $30-$35 during Queen’s Feast

Queen’s Feast, Charlotte’s restaurant week, starts Friday, January 17, and runs through Sunday, January 26. A total of 142 restaurants are offering...

The 6 coolest wine bars in Charlotte, right now

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The 15 best brunch spots in Charlotte

Looking to find a brunch spot? Here’s a quick list of the 15 best brunch spots in our city — and what to order at each. The list of brunch spots below...

Stable Hand now open in South End, looking to become the ‘neighborhood spot’

Stable Hand, a new coffee shop and neighborhood hangout, is now open in South End in the space previously occupied by Good Bottle Co and Hex. The new concept...

A new brewery called Sunstead opens soon near Bank of America Stadium

A new brewery called Sunstead is opening next weekend in a mid-century modern building in the Gold District near Bank of America Stadium. Sunstead, old English...

Dilworth’s Iron Tribe building will be converted into new whiskey bar/cigar lounge named The Vintage

Before it was an Iron Tribe Fitness, the gray-painted brick building at 215 E. Worthington Ave. in Dilworth was an auto body shop owned by Michael...

Quick list of all 10 breweries that’ll open in Charlotte within the next 6 months

Charlotte now has 32 breweries — and the growth isn’t stopping anytime soon. Here’s a list of 10 breweries that plan open within the next six...

The 21 most anticipated new restaurant, bar, and brewery grand openings of 2020

What’s opening in 2020? Here’s a quick breakdown of the 21 most anticipated new restaurant, bars, and breweries opening in the next 12 months. The...

The Strudel Shop opens just in time for the holidays — entire logs cost $30

Just in time for the holidays, The Strudel Shop is now open in Optimist Park. It reminds me of The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, except much sweeter. The Strudel...

New York Butcher Shoppe now lets customers ‘pick any steak,’ and they’ll cook it right there

You can now choose any cut of steak or salmon from the fresh case at New York Butcher Shoppe, add two sides, and they’ll serve it to you at their wine...

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...