Blog Profile / Eat My Charlotte


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/eatmycharlotte/
Filed Under:United States / Charlotte
Posts on Regator:168
Posts / Week:0.4
Archived Since:June 16, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Dish on this: Charlotte-based chefs join ACF Culinary Team USA 2016

The Olympics aren't for everyone. As the summer games continue, some of us are reminded of how little we care about synchronized swimming, gymnastics and track & field competitions.…

Charlotte chefs hit the road to help flood victims

Following the devastating floods wreaking havoc on our neighbors to the south, the Piedmont Culinary Guild (PCG) is doing what they do best—feeding people. The local nonprofit collaboration of chefs, farmers and other food artisans is...Show More Summary

Eat this: Korean Fried Chicken at Kindred Restaurant

There are a good number of reasons why Kindred Restaurant in Davidson was recently named to Bon Appetit’s 2015 list of 50 Best New Restaurants in America. …

Eat This: Border springs lamb ribs at Bonterra

In the land where pork barbecue is practically a birth rite and hamburgers come a dime a dozen, it’s refreshing to see other proteins earn space on local menus. At Bonterra, Chef Blake Hartwick and team are delighting diners with a not-often-seen cut of lamb.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Checking in at Heist Brewery

Editor's Note: Our beer writer is embarking on a self-imposed Charlotte-area brewery tour, visiting one a month. Here's his latest report. Some people enjoy their Sunday Funday on a lake, by the pool or simply escaping the heat in an air­conditioned refuge.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Phat Burrito expands hour; Amelie's opens new shop

Everyone always has something to bitch and moan about. One place isn't open "early enough," while others are "too far" to drive to.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Eat This: Poppy’s Bagel with Lox and Cream Cheese

Word travels fast about good food. When it comes to bagels in Charlotte, the name that kept coming up was Poppy’s. Located at the harried intersection of Providence Road and South Sharon Amity Road, Poppy’s Bagels and More is doing true New York-style bagels, sandwiches, soups and deli-style sides.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

HB-625 rides again - sorta

Oh Politics, I wish I knew how to quit you. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

What's hoppening at Unknown?

Editor's Note: Our beer writer is embarking on a self-imposed Charlotte-area brewery tour, visiting one a month. Here's his latest report. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Craft brewers in the crosshairs of regional distributors

As detailed in my previous writing, a “grassroots” campaign of lies and deceit has begun, and North Carolina’s homegrown craft brewers are in its crosshairs. A regional distributor has launched a fight against two bills working through the N.C. Show More Summary

This petition against brewery law/distribution revisions is misleading

“North Carolina beer jobs are under attack! Now, if you’ll just sign this petition, we promise to continue misleading you.” That’s a fair summation of a website I was recently steered toward, the proactive-sounding NCBeerJobs.com.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Can't resist the Viking Fraoch at D9 Brewing

Editor's Note: Our beer writer is embarking on a self-imposed Charlotte-area brewery tour, visiting one a month. Here's his latest report. Thursday afternoon, and rush hour traffic is nipping at my heels.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Air date announced for Charlotte-themed Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Just last month, Guy Fieri and Co. were hitting some hotspots around Charlotte, tasting some of the Queen City's finest treats for the Food Network show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." There are at least two episodes that will feature...Show More Summary

6 CLT brews to check out in honor of National Beer Day

National Beer Day? Yes, it’s a thing (unofficial of course).… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

NoDa Brewing offers a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Editor's Note: Our beer writer is embarking on a self-imposed Charlotte brewery tour, visiting one a month. Here's his third report. Last day of the month, and I’m right on time to NoDa Brewing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Eat this: ‘Chicken’ and Dumplings at Fern

I’m sure you may have expected to find some bright, verdant dish here on the page this month. Maybe you were hoping for a colorful plate of vegetables sounding the trumpet of springtime, bursting with fresh flavors and edible flowers.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Discovering a pretty enjoyable blonde at Sycamore Brewing

Editor's Note: Our beer writer is embarking on a self-imposed Charlotte brewery tour, visiting one a month. Here's his second report.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Could it be? A ramen house is coming to Charlotte?

Although a press release says it'd be more appropriate to call Futo Buta a Japanese bistro, the new restaurant opening in South End May 1 will offer authentic ramen, with noodles made in house. Chef Michael Shortino, formerly of Baku, will be manning the kitchen.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives returns to Charlotte

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives has hit Charlotte this week. On Tuesday, Pinky's Westside Grill posted a photo of owner Greg Auten in front of the restaurant with show host Guy Fieri and NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer: Post by Pinky's Westside...Show More Summary

Celebrate Pi Day with pie from one of these 5 local bakers

We’ve all suffered through — or, for the masochists, enjoyed — a few mandatory years of mathematics classes. There is always that one teacher who drops cheesy math jokes on the regular in hopes of infusing a little flavor into the dry daily equations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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