potbelly

From Antiques to Sandwiches Those two things don’t sound like they relate to one another but they do. Back in the late 70s, the owner of an antique shop in Chicago would toast his lunch sandwiches in one of the iron ovens in the showroom. His customers would come in and smell the delicious aroma coming from … More potbelly

evoke | spring

It’s that time again for a flood of new seasonal menu’s to taste and promote. I was graciously invited to attend Evoke’s new Spring Menu tasting, for the third time! Joined by other food blogger friends and magazine representatives we were all immediately asked what we would like to drink. The other two tastings I’ve … More evoke | spring

reign charlotte

Reign Restaurant & Lounge has been open for about a month. Their menu focuses heavily on Asian cuisines from Japan, Thailand and Vietnam. With a slight contemporary spin on some authentic dishes they remain respectful to the roots of each. Debuting their menu to a group of us at a soft opening, we were all taken by surprise when … More reign charlotte

tavolo

I had an amazing opportunity a couple weeks ago with my fellow food friends of CLT Food Bloggers. We were given the chance to learn how to make our own pizzas! Tavolo, located in uptown Charlotte at the corner of 6th and College, is an Italian restaurant focusing on fresh, local ingredients that fit right in … More tavolo

o-ku pop-up

I’ve been to clothing pop-ups but never food pop-ups! When I heard of this event, I just had to be there. Two of my favorite things combined into one event, sushi + beer! O-Ku Charlotte teamed up with Unknown Brewing for an exclusive 5 course dinner pairing. Specialty sushi + craft beer brewed for this event made … More o-ku pop-up

be improper

Most of you have seen on our local Charlotte social media sites that Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives visited us this past week. Guy Fieri took some time to meet up some of the Queen City’s favorite spots, Bang Bang Burgers, JJ’s Red Hots and The Improper Pig. This episode of Triple D is appropriately named “Beef, Lamb … More be improper

made to last tattoo

Made to Last Tattoo is Charlotte’s newest hot spot for quality tattoos. The new staff has an incredible amount of talent to offer the Queen City, whether you are interested in getting your first tattoo or you’re itching for that ninth one, like me. That’s one of the many great reasons to have several different … More made to last tattoo

foxcroft wine co

Foxcroft Wine Company has been around since 2004. With 12 years under their belt, they grew into a second location in 2015. The original location is off of Fairview Road not far from where I grew up. I remember visiting Foxcroft Shopping Center for Ben & Jerry’s icecream every Sunday with my father, and on … More foxcroft wine co

five fav burgers

Burgers. Everyone has their favorite way to dress a burger. Do you put chili & slaw on yours or are you more of a ketchup & mustard kind of person. Or do you go wild and put fried pickles or pimento cheese on yours? No matter how you do it, for those of us who … More five fav burgers