dilworth tasting room

Meet the new face of an old Dilworth neighborhood favorite. Keeping true to the original structure and character of the longtime neighborhood pub of 35 years, Dilworth Billiards, you can tell the moment you walk through the front door that it has been upgraded into a beautiful and spacious new gathering place. Owner Jaffer Kovic, … More dilworth tasting room

rooney’s market

Have you been to Carolina Beer Temple, Harry’s Grille, Piedmont Social House, Yoga, Beauty Salons, Movie Theatre or any of the other cool spots at Arysley? Located at 485 and South Tryon, Ayrsley is a small little town center with almost everything you could possibly need to live, eat and have fun. All that’s missing … More rooney’s market


Since opening last summer, Babalu Tacos & Tapas has remained a hotspot in Historic Dilworth. East Boulevard, as we locals like to call it “Restaurant Row”, is the home to several of Charlotte’s favorite places to dine. Kid Cashew, 300 East, Thai Taste, and The Summit Room to name a few. Comfy-casual is the main … More babalu


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


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