10 essential things to eat and drink this fall + where to find them in Charlotte

10 essential things to eat and drink this fall + where to find them in Charlotte
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It’s finally happened: The temperature has dropped to something that even slightly resembles November weather and it looks like it’s going to stay that way. Here’s where to eat your heart out while it lasts.

Apple Cider Donuts

Windy Hill doughnuts

Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill
1860 Black Highway, York, South Carolina
$5 for six donuts

Apple Pie

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Beef ‘n Bottle
4538 South Boulevard
$5

Charlotte Pie Authority
1515 Harding Place
Prices vary

Cowfish 
4310 Sharon Road
$7

Divine Pies Bakery
4201 Monroe Road
$5.29-$18.99

Landmark Diner
4429 Central Avenue
Prices vary

McCormick & Schmick’s 
200 South Tryon Street, 4335 Barclay Downs Drive
$9.99

Sir Edmond Halley’s
4151 Park Road
$6

Beef Stew

Mama’s Caribbean Grill
1504 Central Avenue
$10-$12

The Original Pancake House
915 Charlottetowne Avenue, 4736 Sharon Road
$4.49

Chicken Pot Pie

Big Ben British Restaurant & Pub
2000 South Boulevard
$14.95

Flying Biscuit
4241 Park Road, 7930 Rea Road

The Mayobird
1531 East Boulevard
$6.95

The Roasting Company (only available on Wednesday)
1601 Montford Drive
$8.99

Chili

Lupie's

JackBeagle’s
3213 North Davidson Street
$3.99-$4.99

Lupie’s
2718 Monroe Road
$6.55-$8.95

Pinky’s 
1600 West Morehead Street
$3.95

Cider

Windy Hill cider

Bulldog Beer & Wine
2447 Park Road, 1434 Winnifred Street
Ask for: Doc’s
$5

Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop
1320 South Church Street
Ask for: Arlo Cider
$6.50

Crêpe Cellar Kitchen & Pub
3116 North Davidson Street
Ask for: Windy Hill Ginger Gold Cider
$6

Red Clay Ciderworks
245 Clanton Road
Ask for: Queen City Common.
$6

Rí Rá Irish Pub
208 North Tryon Street
Ask for: Crispin Hard Cider

Tavern on the Tracks
1411 South Tryon Street
Ask for: Queen City Cider

Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill
1860 Black Highway, York, South Carolina
Ask for: A flight of all six ciders to sample for $12. Individual cider is $5-$6.50 for a glass,  $10 for a bottle and $20 for a pitcher. Non-alcoholic cider is also available.

VBGB
920 Hamilton Street
Ask for: India Pressed Apple or Pear Cider

French Onion Soup

300 East
300 East Boulevard
$6.25

Beef ‘n Bottle
4538 South Boulevard
$5-$7

Café Monte
6700 Fairview Road
$7

Dressler’s
1100 Metropolitan Avenue
$7

The Gallery
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
$8

Georges Brasserie
4620 Piedmont Row Drive
$9

Treehouse
4423 Sharon Road
$7

Trio
10709 McMullen Creek Parkway
$6

Pumpkin Beer

Triple C Big Deal beer color changes

Duckworth’s Ballantyne
14015 Conlan Circle

Ask for: Head of the Horseman ($6.50), Cold Press Coffee Pumking ($6.50), Pumking ($6), Warlock ($7)

Duckworth’s Park Road
4435 Park Road
Ask for: Punk’ In Drublic ($6.50), Head of the Horseman ($6.50), Cold Press Coffee Pumking ($6.50), Pumking ($6), Warlock ($7)

Duckworth’s Uptown
330 North Tryon Street
Ask for: Pumpkin Down ($8), Spooky Pumpkin Ale ($7), Punk’ In Drublic ($6.50), Head of the Horseman ($6.50), Cold Press Coffee Pumpking ($6.50), Warlock ($7), Imperial Pumpkin Ale ($7)

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
9605 North Tryon Street

Ask for: Dogfish Head Punkin Ale, Pumpkin Flight, Sam Adams Fat Jack

Growlers Pourhouse
3120 North Davidson Street
Ask for: Pun’kn
$5

NoDa Brewing
2921 North Tryon Street
Ask for: Gordgeous

Sycamore Brewing
2161 Hawkins Street
Ask for: Oh My Gourd

Three Spirits Brewery
5046 Old Pineville Road
Ask for: The Ghost of Pumpkins Past

The quintessential PSL

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Central Coffee Co.
719 Louise Avenue, 1700 Camden Road

Not Just Coffee
224 East 7th Street, 222 South Church Street, 2140 South Boulevard

Smelly Cat Coffee
514 East 36th Street

Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese

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Common Market
2007 Commonwealth Avenue
Ask for: Soup-O-Rama ($7)

Dandelion Market
118 West 5th Street
Ask for: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup ($8). Available on the lunch menu only

Dish
1220 Thomas Avenue
Ask for: Grilled Cheese ($5.19), Grilled Pimiento Cheese ($5.99), Tomato Soup and Salad ($5.99)

Papi Queso
Locations vary
Ask for: Classic Big Cheesy ($5), Smoky Tomato Bisque ($4)

Pike’s Soda Shop
1930 Camden Road
Ask for: Grilled Cheese ($5.99), Tomato Bisque ($3.50-$4.50, available on Wednesday only)

Tupelo Honey Café
1820 South Boulevard
Ask for: Southern Belle Grilled Cheese ($12.50), Tomato Soup and House Salad ($9.25)

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