•  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...

  • By CLTure News January 31, 2017 One of Charlotte’s most beloved food trucks Papi Queso will be appearing on the popular Food Network T.V show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives at 9 p.m. on February 10. Brian Stockholm, a former chef at Noble’s Restaurant started Papi Queso...

  • By Stephanie Hoyt November 29, 2016 In 2011, Kate Middleton had just wed Prince William, President Obama was getting ready to go back on the campaign trail, and Charlotte had recovered from the recession with only one large brewery in the city. Chris Goulet had...

  • By Amber Donoghue September 7, 2016 Punk music, knuckle tattoos and vegan food might not be your initial thoughts that come to mind when thinking about delectable fare. Walking into the commercial kitchen of Nourish, I find Julia Simon and husband, Erik Berns sitting in...

  • By Julie Smitka  August 31, 2016 Hopscotch Music Festival is less than two weeks away. The three-day annual event is returning for its seventh year of bringing together local, national and international artists spanning rock, metal, hip-hop, electronic and beyond. While thousands hop between sets...

  • By Amanda Cosenza  August 26, 2016 Chef Ashley Boyd is a rare Charlotte native in the forefront of the budding pastry scene in the Queen City. She’s also playing a key role in her family’s restaurant, 300 East. In a city with so many new...

  • By Lindsay Kosma August 18, 2016 Though they share a name, the Stoke Restaurant and Bar are held in two distinct but conjoined spaces on the bottom floor of the Center City Marriott in Charlotte, NC. The bar area, which is dressed with warm leather...