food+drink

Coming soon: Open Rice expands to Metropolitan shopping center

The Blakeney-based Cantonese restaurant plans to open a second location in the former Vivace space. Why it matters: Owner Jason Cheung tells Axios Charlotte...

22 must-try soups in Charlotte

The weather calls for snow this weekend, which means it’s the perfect time to warm up with a nice bowl of soup. Here’s a list of 22 must-try soups...

Tapas-focused restaurant PARA opening soon

Located in the former Zeppelin space, PARA draws its inspiration from “izakaya” style restaurants, which are a type of bar or gastropub found in...

10 vegan pizza options in Charlotte

What is pizza without cheese? For those who can’t, or choose not to, eat cheese it, can mean looking on in envy as others celebrate National Pizza Week....

27 best pizza spots in Charlotte

In honor of National Pizza Week, here are the 27 best pizza spots in Charlotte — from New York-style to deep-dish. This guide was first published in 2017 and...

Popular sub shop Capriotti’s expands to Charlotte with 10 locations

The Delaware-born sandwich shop Capriotti’s has opened its first Charlotte-area location in Fort Mill and plans to open nine more throughout Charlotte....

4 places to dine in an igloo in Charlotte

“Igloos” are one of those pandemic-era innovations that have become seasonal fixtures at some of our favorite spots. Goodyear House Goodyear House...

East Coast-style pizzeria now open in Optimist Park

The new Optimist Park pizza spot, Bird Pizzeria, was started by husband and wife duo Kerrel and Nkem Thompson. Why it matters: The 125-year-old building that...

Sneak Peek: Resident Culture’s new South End taproom opens Friday

Resident Culture, the popular brewery that quickly turned heads with its space and hazy beers after its 2017 opening in Plaza Midwood, now is taking its...

Halal Cart family opens restaurant with all your favorites

Halal Street Food is bringing a taste of Uptown to MoRa Point. The new restaurant, which opened just before the new year, offers favorites from Uptown’s...

Brewery and restaurant with skyline views now open next to Summit Seltzer

A new brewery called Midnight Mulligan is now open in Wesley Heights. The big picture: The once-industrial strip of Thrift Road is now a booming food and...

Now open: 23 openings in Charlotte from this fall

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...