• By Stephanie Hoyt July 19, 2017 This summer, on August 12, the inaugural Love Desserts Festival will be hosting some of Charlotte’s best pastry chefs and bakeries at Sugar Creek Brewing. Attendees will have feelings of childhood nostalgia as they enjoy delicious fun including a...

  • By Amber Donoghue  July 15, 2017 Driving up the winding road hugging the curves of the narrow tree canopied road to FloydFest comes with much anticipation. Thoughts run through your mind: expectations you have, surprises you try to debunk before they reveal themselves. If it’s...

  • By Shirley Griffith June 20, 2017 On Saturday the magicians of Nourish, a Charlotte-based healthy, organic, vegan prepared food delivery service hosted a stunning farm-to-table dinner party at Bell’s Best Berries Farm in Monroe. The concept of a dinner party seems like a stuffy, formal...

  • By Cameron Lee (Visuals by Brandon W. Sabi) June 15, 2017 Ten years ago, 21-year-old Dominican-native Dairelyn Guzman met a young Jason Glunt from Charlotte. Dairelyn moved to Statesville directly from the Dominican Republic and, after they initially met, Jason would make the trek many nights...

  • By Stephanie Hoyt June 1, 2017 The first day of summer, June 21, is quickly approaching and Charlotte is celebrating with tons of fun and exclusive food and drink events. Whether ice cream, low country boils or barbeques signify the beginning of summer for you,...

  • By Stephanie Hoyt May 26, 2017 Myth or Fact: Biscuits are only served for breakfast or alongside fried chicken. Chefs Greg Collier and Matthew Krenz partnered at The Asbury on May 23 and debunked this myth with a gourmet, five-course dining experience pairing this southern...

  •  By Amber Donoghue May 6, 2017 Not all festival food games are created equally, Shaky Knees takes their nosh lineup seriously. With a wide-range of indie acts and show-stoppers, it’s hard to decide which line to get in first. It’s difficult to make time in...

  • By Stephanie Hoyt April 28, 2017 (Updated May 8) May is fast upon us and with it not only flowers arrive, but also many food and drink events happening throughout Charlotte. The warmer weather inspires many opportunities for outdoor dining as well as thirst-quenching beer...

  • By Stephanie Hoyt March 15, 2017 Luca and Jessica Annunziata embody the best of Italian culture and have recently rebranded Passion8 as Luca Modern Italian Kitchen to share their enthusiasm for Italian cuisine with Charlotte. Upon entering Luca, diners are welcomed like family, with a...

  • By Lindsay Kosma February 6, 2017 There is an authenticity that is woven into Heirloom Restaurant, from its humble interior and its “community driven” menu to the experience of dining amongst vintage photographs and rustic jars of pickled vegetables. That authentic spirit originates with the...