Scoop: Supperland owners to buy historic Dilworth church that houses Bonterra

With their new restaurant Supperland dominating the Charlotte dining scene, co-owners Jeff Tonidandel and Jamie Brown are making another move: They have bought...

Nova’s Bakery to close for good after 24 years

It’s hard to picture it now, but Charlotte was once a bread-challenged city, where biscuits were easy to get but anything with a crust was something you...

A farewell to Bill Spoon’s Barbecue, which closes for good Wednesday after 57 years

For a girl who lived her first 10 years in Eastern North Carolina, Bill Spoon’s Barbecue on South Boulevard got so many of the details right for me. There...

Fine dining’s survival relies on the creativity of restaurant owners

One Charlotte chef broke down sobbing as he described his Tuesday. That was the day he had to lay off his entire staff, just hours after North Carolina...

Why there’s been an explosion of Italian restaurants in Charlotte

What is it with the Italian restaurants, Charlotte? You can’t swing a roasted octopus without hitting a new ristorante or a chef who’s waxing operatic...

The shooting death of Brooks’ Sandwich House co-owner Scott Brooks, and what’s right and wrong with Charlotte today

The number should grab your mind, your attention, your heart: 102 homicides in less than a year. And now, 103, with the shooting death of Scott Brooks,...